India: Launch of Protecting Human Rights and Supporting Businesses Training Programme



amfori in partnership with the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce are proud to launch a new  training programme on Business and Human Rights. The training will provide companies with workable knowledge and the means to create a good monitoring system geared toward business continuity, including the German and Indian National Action Plans (NAP).

The training has been designed keeping in mind the need of businesses and to help high-level decision makers at the small and medium enterprises holding manufacturing units in India and with a business link to Germany. It is composed of a series of 8 webinars covering:

  • Introduction to Business and Human Rights,
  • Strategic Planning of Responsible Business, and
  • Implementation effective Business and Human Rights Practices

Participants of the Training will benefit from the following multiplier effects:

  1. Be ready for growing legal requirements around business and human rights in India and Germany,
  2. Create greater appeal and strengthen your company’s market position,
  3. Prevent future litigations and workers strike,
  4. Access more potential business opportunities in Indian and German market,
  5. Promote your business as a global best practice leader in Business and Human Rights.

Publication on National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights

The Publication focuses on providing a comparative overview of the German and Indian National Action Plan (NAP) by providing a clear information on the status of NAP for the two countries concerning the drafting, implementation, and legal enforcement.

Any organisation and business leader seeking to know more about Business and Human Rights and delivers a brief guide to companies on the implementation of responsible business conduct would find the publication particular useful. References from the Indian National Guidelines on Responsible Business Conduct (NGRBC), the German NAP, and other available international instruments on business and human rights are included in the Publication.

The “Business and Human Rights Training and publication were jointly unveiled by three prominent guests - Shabnam Siddiqui, Officiating Executive Director of UN - Global Compact Network India, Stefan Halusa, Director-General of IGCC, and Christian Ewert, President of amfori. The trainings are co-financed by the IGCC and GIZ, and with the kind commissioning from the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Read the publication here