When:
October 25, 2018 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2018-10-25T15:00:00+02:00
2018-10-25T16:00:00+02:00

Business Call to Action and BSR are organising an online Masterclass on Inclusive Business and Human Rights. Learn how respecting and promoting human rights is an essential part of being an inclusive business, and the ways it can positively impact your competitiveness, reputation, and ability to secure and retain investment.

The Masterclass is composed of four parts:

  • Human Rights 101;
  • Sectoral Deep Dives (4);
  • Data Protection and Privacy;
  • and Using the Human Rights Toolkit.

Through these one-hour sessions, they will take a practical look at why respect for human rights should be integrated into inclusive business models and guidance on how businesses can do so effectively. The sessions will be led by BSR experts in the business and human rights field with extensive experience working with companies to manage their human rights impacts and implement the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

Human Rights 101 – Intro to Human Rights
Oct 16 (4-5 PM GMT+3)
Learn about what human rights are, why they’re important for inclusive businesses, and how you can successfully implement the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

Human Rights 201 – Food, Beverages, Agriculture
Oct 18 (4-5 PM GMT+3)
Join this Masterclass to learn about the human rights risks and opportunities specific to the Food, Beverage, and Ag sector—and how you can successfully apply a human rights framework to your business. It builds on our 101 Masterclass webinar and specifically looks at the most relevant human rights impacts for the Food, Beverage, and Ag sector, including forced labor, right to water, and food security.

Human Rights 202 – Consumer Goods
Oct 23 (4-5 PM GMT+3)
Join this Masterclass to learn about the human rights risks and opportunities specific to the Consumer Goods sector—and how you can successfully apply a human rights framework to your business. It builds on our 101 Masterclass webinar and specifically looks at the most relevant human rights impacts for the Consumer Goods sector, including forced labor, child labor, and worker welfare.

Human Rights 203 – Financial Services
Oct 25 (4-5 PM GMT+3)
Join this Masterclass to learn about the human rights risks and opportunities specific to the Financial Services sector—and how you can successfully apply a human rights framework to your business. It builds on our 101 Masterclass webinar and specifically looks at the most relevant human rights impacts for the Financial Services sector, including customer due diligence, bribery and corruption, and discrimination.

Human Rights 204 – Infrastructure, Utilities, Energy
Oct 30 (4-5 PM GMT+3)
Join this Masterclass to learn about the human rights risks and opportunities specific to the Infrastructure, Utilities, and Energy sector—and how you can successfully apply a human rights framework to your business. It builds on our 101 Masterclass webinar and specifically looks at the most relevant human rights impacts for the Infrastructure, Utilities, and Energy sector, including health and safety, bribery and corruption, and vulnerable consumers.

Human Rights 301 – Data protection and Privacy
Oct 31 (4-5 PM GMT+3)
Join this Masterclass to learn about how data protection and privacy risks relate to human rights—and how businesses can successfully respect the privacy rights of their customers and employees. It builds on our 101 Masterclass webinar and specifically looks at the data and privacy impacts relevant to almost all businesses.

Human Rights 401 – Using the Human Rights Toolkit
Nov 1 (4-5 PM GMT+3)
Join this Masterclass to learn about how to use all the elements of the Human Rights Toolkit that the BCtA and BSR have developed to help kickstart your human rights efforts. Whether it’s doing a rapid assessment of your business’ human rights risks, or starting a grievance mechanism, these tools will help you better respect human rights throughout your business. This session will be led by experts in the business and human rights field with extensive experience working with companies to manage their human rights impacts and implement the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

Each session will be a live Q+A throughout so you will have the opportunity to post your questions directly to the speakers in the session. If you can’t make one of the sessions, recordings will be posted online soon after.

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