Webinar – Scope of Due Diligence: Tiers, Risks and Transparency
Friday, November 12th, 2021 in: News
The Rethinking Value Chains collective is co-organising a new series of webinars around the concepts of human rights and environmental due diligence in public procurement, together with Electronics Watch, IndustriAll, Fair Trade Advocacy Office (FTAO) and with the financial support of the Fondation Charles Léopold Mayer pour le Progrès de l’Homme (FPH).
The first webinar will take place on Monday 22 November 2021, 13:00-14:30 CET, under the title “Scope of Due Diligence: Tiers, Risks and Transparency”. There will be simultaneous translation to/from French and Spanish.The top-level panel will include:
- Heidi Hautala, Member of the European Parliament, Member of the Committee on International Trade and of the Subcommittee on Human Rights, Founder of the European Parliament working group for Responsible Business Conduct
- Kan Matsuzaki, Assistant General Secretary, Director, ICT, Electrical and Electronics, Shipbuilding and Shipbreaking, IndustriALL
- Kristin Tallbo, Sustainability Strategist, Adda Central Purchasing Body, Sweden
- Alejandro García Esteban, Policy Officer, European Coalition for Corporate Justice
- Matthew Galvin, Responsible Purchasing Manager, Greater London Authority, England
Please register for this webinar here.
Further webinars in the same series will cover the following topics in 2022:
- Measure the effectiveness of due diligence: monitoring, verification and reports
- Implementation of due diligence
- Right to an effective remedy
- Purchasing practices and due diligence: Responsibilities of private and public buyers
- Support to public buyers for the implementation of due diligence in terms of human rights and the environment.
Find more information about this series of webinars on Public Procurement and Due Diligence here.
In case there’s any doubt, please contact Sergi Corbalán at firstname.lastname@example.org