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Past events

Key trends in business and human rights for 2016: What business needs to know

11 Feb
2016

Online
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Event Details

Momentum in the business and human rights agenda continues to build, and growing pressure is being put on businesses to know and show that they are respecting and human rights. This webinar examined current business and human rights trends, continuing challenges and what the developing landscape means for businesses operating both in Australia and offshore.

We were delighted to be joined by John Ruggie – former UN Special Representative for Business and Human Rights and author of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights – alongside a great line-up of human rights experts and business representatives.

Speakers included:

  • Ben Walker, Head of Sustainable Development, ANZ Bank
  • Bill Anderson, Head of Social and Environmental Affairs, Asia Pacific, Adidas
  • Ariel Meyerstein, Vice-President, Labour Affairs, Corporate Responsibility and Corporate Governance, US Council for International Business
  • John Ruggie, Berthold Beitz Professor in Human Rights and International Affairs, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, and former UN Special Representative for Business and Human Rights and author of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights
  • Vanessa Zimmerman, Group Advisor Human Rights, Rio Tinto and Chair, GCNA Human Rights Leadership Group (Facilitator)

Upcoming events

25 Jul
2024
Online 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

SME Virtual Breakfast | July 2024

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