Developing an environmental and human rights due diligence framework

About this workshop

The EU recently announced plans to develop a legislative proposal by 2021 that requires businesses to carry out mandatory due diligence in relation to the potential human rights and environmental impacts of their operations and supply chains. During this course you'll learn how to develop an environmental and human rights mandatory due diligence framework.


  • Online only
  • All Levels
  • Modules: 1
  • Study: 3 hours
  • Duration: 0.5 day
  • From £445.00 (ex VAT)


  • Comprehensive workshop
  • Real-life case studies
  • Lively online discussion
  • Theory and practice
  • Potential for 1-2-1 follow up
28 January 2021

£475.00 plus VAT

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Who's it suitable for?

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

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

Managers. Sustainability, environmental, procurement and ethical managers

Compliance and legal. Perfect for lawyers, compliance officers and general counsel members

Human resources and procurement . HR and Procurement functions are key to developing due diligence functions

Academics and students . This workshop will be of interest to academics and students

Learning outcomes

01. Identify recognised due diligence standards, eg OECD and key legislation developments internationally

02. Describe mandatory due diligence legislation requirements and the key reporting requirements

03. Set the scope and identify specific due diligence requirements and systems

04. Understand how to embed due diligence operations within your organisation

The aspect I enjoyed most was the friendly nature of the discussions, which enabled everybody to explore their ideas - Georgia Barber, Paralegal, Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Who’ll deliver the workshop?

Colleen Theron, CEO of Ardea International will personally facilitate the workshop. Colleen is a tri-qualified solicitor with more than 25 years’ legal and commercial experience of working with businesses and NGOs across sectors at both strategic and operational level. She provides training at directorial and managerial levels on ESG issues, including environmental, human rights and modern slavery risks.

Listen to our previous webinar on this topic:


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. 



Listen to our webinar on human rights due diligence: here 



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