Business & Human Rights e-learning

About this course

The business case for respecting human rights and undertaking human rights due diligence is straightforward. Our e-learning module will provide you with the insights you need to understand human rights and business to address these issues and includes UNGPs, international laws and due diligence.


  • Online only
  • Beginner
  • Modules: 6
  • Study: Self-paced
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • From £250 per user (ex VAT)


  • Self-paced learning
  • Comprehensive lecture and reading materials with continued access
  • Real-life case studies
  • Relevant film content
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Who's it suitable for?

Everyone. This course is a great introduction to anyone wanting to know more about the topic.

C-suite and directors. From HR and finance directors to CEOs, make sure your legal responsibilities are covered.

Managers. Compliance officers, sustainability specialists to procurement and buyers, this course is a perfect level for you.

Academics and students. A great introduction to business and human rights

Sustainability and ethics managers . Perfect way to expand your knowledge on business and human rights

Lawyers and general counsel . Understand how these concepts are relevant for clients and the business

Learning outcomes

01. Gain insights on how business should approach human rights and understand the basic principles of human rights as they apply to business.

02. Understand the basic principles of human rights as they apply to business

03. Understand how to develop adequate due diligence procedures and report transparently on material human rights issues.

Governments and citizens around the world are increasingly aware of the ecological consequences of atmospheric pollution.

Why are with human rights important to business?

The business case for respecting human rights and undertaking human rights due diligence is straightforward. An integrated approach to human rights E-learning Series will help your business:

  • manage legal risk: are you on top of growing mandatory requirements in this space?
  • improve investor relations: are you accountable for you human rights impacts?
  • protect brand value: is your company informed on how being associated with negative media can affect your bottom line?
  • ‘do the right thing’: do you have a social license to operate as well as a legal one?

Companies all over the world are being challenged to address their human rights impacts. The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, together with relevant standards and guidance, set a benchmark for companies on how to address their human rights impacts, within operations and in the supply chain.


Why study with Ardea?

Participating in our IEMA accredited modern slavery, business and human rights training will broaden your understanding, deepen your knowledge and widen your professional network.

You’ll learn the theory, review best-practice case studies and get to grips with the legal and compliance parameters and how to apply them within your organisational setting. Come away with strategies, practices and processes to ensure that what you’ve studied has a lasting impact and pro-actively supports your career progression.



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