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Indigenous peoples as project partners - global opportunities in the era of UNDRIP

Indigenous Peoples own, occupy, or use a quarter of the world’s surface and safeguard 80 percent of the world’s remaining biodiversity. From agricultural land and forestry investments to infrastructure and real estate, what does the future of co-investing with indigenous peoples look like?

How are project developers and investors assessing the risks of opportunities of co-investing with indigenous communities in Canada and around the world?

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This webinar is part of our RI Digital: Canada 2020 event. To view all sessions please click here.

When: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 · 01:00:00 PM · Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Duration: 1 hour
Language: English
Who can attend? Everyone
Dial-in available? (listen only): No
Featured Presenters
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National Contact Point for OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, Global Affairs Canada
Deborah Gomes-Schultz is Canada’s National Contact Point for OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises. Deborah manages the NCP Secretariat located in the Responsible Business Practices Unit at Global Affairs Canada. She has a Master’s degree in the Theory and Practice of Human Rights from the University of Essex and many years’ experience working on governance, gender equality, human rights and child rights issues and responsible business practices, from both a programming and policy perspective with formerly the Canadian International Development Agency, now Global Affairs Canada. Before joining the Federal Government, Deborah worked with CSOs in Madagascar, South Africa and Canada, and the Ontario Human Rights Commission.
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Chief Strategy Officer, SHARE
Shannon joined SHARE in 2006 as a Program Officer and currently holds the position of Chief Strategy Officer where she works with pension funds, foundations, Indigenous trusts and universities to develop and implement responsible investment policies and practices. Shannon also leads strategic projects for SHARE including the Valuing Decent Work Initiative and the Reconciliation and Responsible Investment Initiative.

Prior to joining SHARE, Shannon worked with the Johannesburg-based African Institute of Corporate Citizenship where she conducted research on responsible investment in Africa and helped to establish the Centre for Sustainability Investing. Shannon has conducted training with the International Finance Corporation and sat on the African Task Force of the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative.
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Principal, Mokwateh
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Deputy Grand Chief, Cree Nation
Webinar hosting presenter
Advisor to the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights
Paloma Muñoz Quick has worked to promote corporate respect for human rights around the globe for over a decade. Currently, Paloma is Advisor to the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights. In his capacity, she supports the UN Working Group’s efforts to develop an ambitious vision and roadmap for implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights more widely between now and 2030. As Advisory Board member of First Peoples Worldwide, Paloma also supports efforts to promote collaboration between Indigenous Peoples and investors to address the social and environmental impacts of companies on indigenous communities in the US.
Documents
respecting_the_rights_of_indigenous_peoples_-_a_due_diligence_checklist_for_companies.pdf
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SOCIAL_COST_AND_MATERIAL_LOSS-_THE_DAKOTA_ACCESS_PIPELINE.pdf
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UN_Guiding_Principles_on_Business_and_Human_Rights_at_10_”Business_and_human_rights-_towards_a_decade_of_global_implementation”.pdf
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