24th Meeting of International Commodity Bodies 2018

The International Coffee Organization (ICO) hosted the 24th meeting between the Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) and the International Commodity Bodies (ICBs) at its offices in London on 29 May 2018. The following day, i.e. 30 May 2018, an open discussion on the new strategy for development of CDDCs took place attended by ICBs, private and public sector organisations/companies. The programme of this event along with the presentations given are available below:

OPEN DISCUSSION ON THE NEW STRATEGY FOR DEVELOPMENT OF CDDCS

Wednesday, 30 May 2018

09:30 — 11:30: Session 1. Development Relevance of Commodities
The new vision of the role of commodities in development

  • Mr. José Sette, Executive Director, International Coffee Organization
  • Mr. Parvindar Singh, Managing Director, Common Fund for Commodities
SDGs and commodities

  • Mr. Andrey Kuleshov, Strategy and Development Advisor, CFC
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Sustainable energy issues in commodities

  • Ms. Winnie Versol, Simgas BV
“Demand Creation” by direct-to-consumer marketing of high value products

  • Andrew Hunt, CEO, Aduna
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11:30 – 11:45: Coffee Break
11:45 — 13:45: Session 2. Implementation processes and relevant instruments
Impact investing by private actors

  • Ms. Alison Fort, Managing Director, Toniic EMEA
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Impact investment funds

  • Mr. Nicolaus Cromme, Project Manager, CFC
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Green investments

  • Mr. Bruce Tozer, Generation 10
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Development impact bonds

  • Mr. Peter Nicholas, Director, Open Finance UK
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Impact measurement

  • Mr. Gustavo Katz-Braga, Impact Strategy, CFC
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