[DOC] [Dutch Roundtable on Business and Human Rights submission to UN consultation on business & human rights]
Author: Kees van Tilburg, Chairman of Dutch Roundtable on Business and Human Rights, Published on: 29 September 2004
The Round Table is a forum where both Dutch multinationals as well as the Dutch Section of Amnesty International are represented...Companies represented now in the Round Table are: ABN AMRO Bank, Akzo Nobel, C&A Nederland, Heineken International, ING Group, Royal Ahold, Royal Boskalis Westminster, Royal Numico, Royal Philips Electronics, Sara Lee/DE, Rabobank Nederland, Shell Nederland, Unilever and Vendex/KBB [Royal Vendex KBB]...Since the very initiative of the draft UN Norms...the participants have discussed and followed the draft norms within the forum. In 2000, Mr. Weissbrodt joined one of the round table discussions. Although opinions vary among participants, they are positive toward discussing the initiative.