Ethics in Business Webinars

Specialist business webinars by Ardea International targeting human rights, sustainability and modern slavery compliance and best practice.


Anti-Slavery Webinar: The Corporate Response to modern slavery and how BS 27500 guidance can help, with input from a survivor

Register for this FREE webinar that explores the corporate response to the UK Modern Slavery Act (2015). Perspectives will be provided by companies, civil society, investors and legal representatives to address questions on the Act’s including its provision, scope, impact, governance and recommendations to strengthen its utility.  Members of the panel have been involved in the development of the BS27500 guidance standard for organisations and will reflect on how the standard can strengthen the response to addressing modern slavery risk.

FREE WEBINAR: Human Rights Due Diligence: The Role and Process of Procurement

Register for this FREE webinar to learn about the role and process of procurement to support organisations to manage their human rights and environmental compliance risks and demonstrate how a responsible business approach delivers for all supply chain stakeholders. Learn from experts from civil society about the expectations and implications, from legal experts about the legislative requirements, and from commercial organisations about best practice in procurement.

FREE WEBINAR: Sectoral Spotlight on Sport: Human Rights Due Diligence

On the eve of the Commonwealth Games 2022, being hosted in Birmingham, U.K., 28 July to 8 August, register for this FREE webinar to learn about human rights due diligence in a sporting context. Learn from experts about the status of global due diligence legislation, voluntary frameworks such as the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, the ILO convention, and the SDGs, how to develop capacity building around human rights due diligence in your sport-focussed organisation, and examples of best practice in supporting human rights.

Human Rights Due Diligence: Eliminating Child Labour Risks in the Cocoa/Chocolate Sector

Register for this FREE webinar to learn about the global standards on child labour, human rights due diligence legislation and frameworks pertaining to child labour, and where the corporate risks on child labour in the cocoa/chocolate sector lie for U.K. and multi-national companies in their global supply chains.

WEBINAR: Mandatory Human Rights Due Diligence: Key Challenges Facing Companies

Register for this FREE webinar to learn about the existing and forthcoming mandatory human rights and environmental due diligence (mHREDD) legislation across Europe, and how it impacts your organisation. The session will be of particular interest to those working in sectors that the E.U. defines in its Proposal as being high risk to modern slavery e.g. #textiles, #agriculture, #extraction of minerals.

FREE Online Q&A: Conflict Minerals: A Due Diligence Approach

A practical online Q&A that discusses conflict minerals due diligence, utilising a combined legal and data solution approach. The session draws on a recent case study of a large tobacco conglomerate to illustrate the best practice application of responsible sourcing principles and how a beyond compliance approach delivers multiple stakeholder benefits.

Business and Human Rights – Responsible Recruitment Webinar

This free practical webinar that outlines human rights-based principles, such as the Dhaka Principles, that enhance respect for migrant workers, and explores how the “employer pays” principle addresses some of the issues that lead to debt bondage and other defined modern slavery malpractices.

Business and Human Rights – The Interconnection with Climate Change

This free webinar will discuss the unassailable human rights impacts being wrought by climate change, ranging from the direct effects on populations by rising sea levels and deforestation that lead to migration patterns, to more subtle but no less challenging impacts such as violations in labour rights, working conditions and practices.

Business and Human Rights – Geographical Focus: 15 September 2021

This practical webinar sets out the existing human rights legislation and global first principles frameworks e.g. UNGPs, ILO convention, Global Compact, and focuses on specific geographic regions where human rights risks, responsibilities and the need for remediation are documented as being most acute.

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons – The corporate contribution to SDG 8.7

Learn more from experts discussing how they are forging partnerships, educating and raising awareness in addition to undertaking human rights due diligence, implementing policies, delivering processes and remediation programmes in order to respond to SDG Target 8.7’s requirements by the 2030 deadline.

WEBINAR: Supply chain due diligence – how to mitigate ESG risk

Register for this FREE webinar to learn how the new Track Record Global/Ardea International online modern slavery due diligence service will support your ESG reporting requirements.

STOP child labour: how to address child labour in supply chains

Register for this FREE webinar to learn about the global standards on child Labour, the draft Dutch Child Labour Due Diligence Law and the direction of travel for human rights legislation globally.

FREE WEBINAR: Human Rights Due Diligence

Listen to this FREE webinar to learn about human rights due diligence, and how the forthcoming EU mandatory Human Rights Due Diligence (mHRDD) legislation will apply to all companies operating in the EU internal market, including those from outside the EU.
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