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Swiss Forum 'Business and Human Rights' 2023

Organized on the mandate of the Federal Administration

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Swiss Forum 'Business and Human Rights' 2023
Swiss Forum 'Business and Human Rights' 2023

Time & Location

18 Oct 2023, 09:00 – 17:00

Event mandated by FDFA & SECO, Kursaal Bern, Kornhausstrasse 3, 3013 Bern, Switzerland

About the event

Could your company potentially have a negative impact on human rights? Have you ever asked yourself this question?

The Swiss Forum « Business and Human Rights » 2023 will help you identify the risks arising from your activities and outline solutions to address them in order to meet current legislative requirements and the expectations of the Federal Council. Business representatives, leaders from different sectors, policy makers, academic and civil society experts are invited to dialogue, debate and present their approaches to pressing human rights issues. You can expect in-depth analyses, engaged plenary discussions, practical examples and interactive workshops on current developments and challenges for companies in the field of business & human rights.

Consumers, investors, and legislators have rising expectations when it comes to responsible business practices. Increasing regulations affect not only large companies, but also SMEs. This Forum provides concrete approaches for integrating human rights issues into corporate management in a sustainable manner and is intended to stimulate initiatives and exchange among the different stakeholders.

If you would like to be part of this important conversation and gain valuable insights and practical tools to promote and implement responsible business practices, register now.

The Forum is offered by the SECO and the FDFA as part of the National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights 2020-2023. The objective is to promote good practices and raise awareness among Swiss businesses on human rights due diligence procedures. The Forum is organised and implemented by the UN Global Compact Network Switzerland & Liechtenstein.

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