Spreading Knowledge on Due Diligence

This month we have been focusing on Business and Human Rights as one of our four thematic areas. To highlight this we have selected webinars organised last year focusing on due diligence.

To The Raoul Wallenberg Institute Business and Human Rights means that business must be fair. This means enabling the realisation of human rights and the protection of the environment.

During October 2021, RWI organised five well-attended international webinars and panel discussions on various current topics such as the proposed EU Due Diligence Directive, the draft UN treaty on corporate accountability, and responsible disengagement in high-risk contexts.

We involved Swedish actors such as Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, SwedFund, EKN (National Export Credits Guarantee Board ) and SEK (Swedish Export Credit Corporation), and Business Sweden. The webinars used cases and dilemmas to deliver awareness raising and practical
training.

Here you can find the webinars organised in October 2021.

“Students acquire advanced knowledge about the major issues involved in the emergence and application of a rights-based approach to economic relations and explore the relevance of human rights to the theories and practices of sustainable economic development”, says Radu Mares, Head of Thematic Area Business and Human Rights.

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