Upcoming Events

Operationalising the UN Guiding Principles
24 February 2015
14:00 – 15:00 GMT
Webinar: This webinar is intended to provide an introduction to the topic of business & human rights and the UN Guiding Principles.  It will be mainly composed of a Q&A session with Andy York, Ethical Trading Manager at N Brown and Jan Klawitter, Government Relations Manager at Anglo American.  Through highlighting the processes they have adopted, both Andy and Jan will present on how their respective companies have operationalised the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights that were published in 2011. Registration details are available here.
*This event will be run in partnership with Business in the Community.

The UN Guiding Principles: Realising the third pillar
11 March 2015
14:00 – 17:30 GMT
Hosted by Clifford Chance
Event: This event will bring together a range of leading speakers in the business and human rights field to explore the third pillar of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.  Presenters from the following organisations will speak: Access facility, Amnesty International UK, Anglo American, Business and Human Rights Resource Centre, Institute for Human Rights and Business, Tesco, and the Trade Union Congress.  Government officials from BIS and the FCO will also provide an update on the UK Government’s implemplementation of the Action Plan on Business and Human Rights, which is due to be revised this year. Register here.
*This event will be run in partnership with the Equality and Human Rights Commission.

Living wages: desireable, feasible, inevitable
29-30 April 2015
1st day conference; 2nd day workshops
Hosted by KPMG
Event: This two-day event will tackle a rising concern for UK businesses – commiting to and paying the living wage.  The first day (29th April) will be a conference comprised of keynote speeches, panel discussions and group work. The following day (30th April) will be an optional day of workshops on approaches companies can take to move forward on developing and integrating living wages. When registering, you will be asked to indicate whether you will attend both days.  Spaces are allocated to members of ETI in addition to the Global Compact Network UK, so we encourage our members to register now to avoid disappointment.  Register here.
*This event will be run in partnership with the Ethical Trading Initiative.