Navigating Human Rights Due Diligence Legislation in Asia: Insights, Challenges and Future Trends
Navigating Human Rights Due Diligence Legislation in Asia: Insights, Challenges and Future Trends
  • 21st Mar, 2024
  • 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
  • Zoom

We are excited to invite you to our upcoming webinar featuring Adam Whitfield, the Global Head of ESG at Achilles, a global supply chain risk management expert in financial, industrial and commercial industries with a strategic focus on ESG reporting.  Join us as we delve into the pivotal topic of new and emerging human rights legislation impacting Asian businesses.

In today’s rapidly evolving sustainability landscape, businesses are compelled to navigate not only environmental concerns but also address human rights issues, including the prevention of modern slavery and child labour. Legislation worldwide is increasingly emphasising due diligence, affecting companies from Australia with the review of the Modern Slavery Act, to India with the update of the Business Responsibility and Sustainability Reporting requirements, Canada which introduced the Bill S-211, and Europe where the final text of the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive was presented. This webinar aims to shed light on:

  • The evolving landscape of human rights due diligence (HRDD) legislation and its implications for businesses.
  • Key takeaways from the 2023 legislative developments and compliance challenges.
  • Future predictions, particularly focusing on Asia Pacific countries likely to introduce HRDD legislation in 2024.

By attending, you can expect to learn:

Understanding the evolution of Global Human Rights Due Diligence (HRDD) Legislation: Explore the changing landscape of human rights due diligence legislation globally. Grasp the implications for Asian businesses and their evolving responsibilities.

Learning from HRDD Pioneers and 2023 Insights: Extract insights from companies leading in Human Rights Due Diligence. Understand lessons learned from new legislation in 2023.

Preparing for Future HRDD Challenges:

Gain predictions for HRDD’s future, especially in the Asia Pacific. Discuss and address business challenges tied to compliance. 

Join us for this insightful webinar as we navigate the complexities of due diligence challenges and their implications for businesses across Asia and beyond.

Date & Time: March 21st, 16:30-17:30 Hong Kong Time / 09:30 – 10:30 CEST

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to stay ahead of the curve in navigating the evolving landscape of Human Rights Due Diligence (HRDD) Legislation