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Business and Human Rights Training

  • Le mercredi 15 juin 2022 09:00-12:00
  • Online
  • Organisation : Geneva Center for Business and Human Rights and Löning, in partnership with CCIG

The training is designed for practitioners in sustainability and human rights functions as well as other team members who need to support the transition to managing human rights strategically and systematically.

Participants will build the specific knowledge they need to translate human rights requirements into concrete strategies and practical and actionable results. Specifically, participants will learn about :

  • the concrete steps of establishing a robust human rights due diligence system
  • effective methods for risk identification, prioritization, and management
  • proven, practice-based solutions to concrete human rights challenges
  • insights from businesses on navigating complex geopolitical contexts
  • peer views and approaches to addressing human rights issues

This new human rights training was developed to help corporate professionals build the specific knowledge and capabilities they need to translate human rights requirements into concrete strategies and practical action.

To allow for an in-depth and personalized session, participation is limited to the representatives of only 10 corporations. The content of the training and the examples provided will be tailored to the interests of the functions and industries represented by the audience. All discussions taking place during this exclusive training will be held confidential.



1. New Legal Foundations and Rising Expectations for Responsible Business Conduct

    1. The EU Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence
    2. The German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act
    3. Further Legislative Developments around the Globe
    4. Navigating Rising Stakeholder Expectations


2. The Core of Human Rights Risk Management

    1. Developing Effective Strategies
    2. Identifying and Prioritizing Risk
    3. Defining Necessary Management Decisions
    4. Implementing Risk-Based Action Plans  


3. Business in Complex Environments: Navigating Geopolitical Challenges

    1. Peer Discussion on Challenges of Conducting Business in China, Myanmar, Russia and in other contexts
    2. Practice-Based Insights and Practical Solutions