Unleash Opportunity: The Business Case Against Forced Labour

07-10-2021

 

The Business Case Against Forced Labour: How can businesses stay at the forefront
Thursday 7 October from 10.00 till 11.15 CEST

In a dedicated workshop on forced labour we will discuss the role and rationale for businesses to confront and tackle forced labour and the benefits that can accrue for business. This will include a conversation on how businesses can work together with international organizations and government to effectively address the problem. In this regard special attention will be given to the EU’s new Guidelines on Forced Labour and its provisions to support business in tackling forced labour.  This exchange stakeholders from the donor community, civil society and UN agencies and as well as business representatives while looking at different occurrences of forced labour around the globe.

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Speakers:

Rikard Nordeman, Policy Officer - Multilateral Trade and Sustainable Development Policy Unit, DG Trade, EC

Marius Lang,  Head of Social Standards – MIGROS

Jonas Astrup, United Nations Official serving as Chief of the ILO

Guggi Laryea, Senior Manager – Stakeholder Engagement and Partnerships, amfori

 

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