International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights (FIFDH)
17 March 2017
The 2017 International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights (FIFDH) is an annual global event devoted to cinema and human rights.
This year, the festival will celebrate the 15th anniversary. More than 300 prominent guests are invited to attend the event, including policy makers, civil society representatives, prominent film directors and human rights activists (among them a winner of the Nobel Prize for peace Ms. Tawakkol Karman). The festival annually attracts 35,000 visitors.
ERM at the Festival
ERM Senior Partner, Bonnie Nixon, has been invited to participate on a panel discussing the issues of labor rights in China at the Geneva International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights (FIFDH) on 17th March. The panel discussion will follow the screening of Complicit, a documentary that follows a the journey of Chinese migrant worker poisoned by benzene who then takes action to hold companies accountable.
Ms. Nixon will share her insights from over 25 years working to advance sustainable supply chains. She will:
- Discuss why there is complicity in supply chains,
- Present current and emerging practices to protect workers, and
- Share concrete examples regarding worker human rights and exposures in the electronics supply chain.
Learn more about the session
As a relentless optimist and courageous catalyst for change, Bonnie has held many high profile positions at the global forefront of a new low carbon, resource protected and just economy. She is currently a Senior Partner with Environmental Resources Management a large consultancy in the Business of Sustainability. Bonnie consults with many of the fortune 500 companies on global sustainability, multi-stakeholder engagement and complex supply chain ethical sourcing strategies.