Implementing Human Rights Due Diligence in Global Supply Chains

It is now broadly acknowledged that companies have a responsibility to respect human rights by conducting human rights due diligence. Yet in practice a number of challenges remain. What does it mean concretely, to implement human rights due diligence in daily business operations and throughout global value chains?

This event is an opportunity to discuss these issues with business practitioners as well as the Chair and Vice-Chair of the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights on Human Rights Day. It is jointly organised by the GCBHR, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).

Date: Thursday, December 10, 2020 Time: 2:00 - 3:30 pm
Location: Online

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Speakers and moderator

Speakers of the event


Prof. Anita Ramasastry, Chair, UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights, OHCHR
Dante Pesce, Vicechair UN Working Group on Business & Human Rights, OHCHR
Vera Galarza, Senior Director Social Impact, ALDO Group
Peter Nestor, Head of Human Rights, Novartis AG
André Podleisek, Head Corporate Sustainability, Schindler
Richa Mittal, Senior Director Supply Chain Innovation & Partnership, Fair Labour Association (FLA)
Prof. Dorothée Baumann-Pauly, Director, Geneva Center for Business and Human Rights
Crispin Conroy, Representative Director, Geneva, ICC
Davide Fiedler, Manager Social Impact, WBCSD


Sarah Dekkiche, Advisor