Webinar on Anti-Slavery Strategies and corporate responses (April, 26, 2016)

Webinar on Anti-Slavery Strategies and corporate responses (April, 26, 2016)

An online webinar by Innovation Forum is scheduled for Tuesday April 26, 15.00-16.00 GMT on Anti-Slavery Strategies: an overview of leading corporate responses

In this one-hour webinar there will be an outline and discussion on how international companies have responded to the recent anti-slavery momentum to tackling the issue on a practical level. The focus of the discussion is to be simple but insightful by outlining the practical decisions, strategies and innovations that are being implemented by leading companies in the fight against slavery in their sphere of influence.

Speakers include:

•          Brent Wilton, global director, workplace rights, The Coca Cola Company

•          Michael Smith, CSR analyst, Ecovadis

•          Tanvi Kafi, labor & health and safety program manager, HP

•          Siwan Kalatzi, supply chain risk manager, group procurement, Centrica Plc

The webinar takes place in preparation of the second Conference “How business can tackle modern slavery and forced labour” on May 5, 2016 in London, UK. The conference agenda can be viewed here

A workshop on May 6, 2016 on modern slavery due diligence and reporting will take place in London. The workshop will provide participants with detailed exposure to approaches and techniques for businesses to carry out due diligence on human rights and modern slavery issues, including collaborative approaches; sources of information and designing and implementing action plans. Through interactive exercises, it will also develop participants’ understanding of the requirements of the UK Modern Slavery Act and provide them with the knowledge and tools to prepare a good practice statement under the Act. It will also include a presentation of Ergon Associates’ analysis of 250 Modern Slavery statements, prior to publication.

For more information on the workshop, please see here


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