Enact Sustainable Strategies and Liesbeth Unger (Human Rights at Work) invite you to a hands-on training on the UN Guiding Principle for Business and Human Rights. Our training will focus on conducting Human Rights Due Diligence and the training in the supply chain. We will train participants on applying the principles to real situations, learning from leading company experience from different industries and how to avoid common pitfalls.The training is conducted in cooperation with Herma van der Laarse and Ruben Zandvliet from ABN Amro. ABN AMRO is the first financial institution in the world to publish a human rights report based on the reporting framework of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.
Liesbeth Unger is the founder of Human Rights @ Work, a consultancy specialised in human rights and business. Liesbeth has a long and broad experience (over 20 years) with labour rights, CSR and human rights, including working for the ILO in South East Asia for five years. She works with different actors, such as companies, NGOs, government and international organisations on human rights impact assessment and due diligence offering advice and training. This gives her an in-depth understanding of different perspectives of stakeholders. She has provided and developed tailored made training on human rights and due diligence on several occasions.
Sandra Atler is a human rights lawyer with a law degree from Stockholm University and an LL.M.-degree from Columbia University Law School where she was a Fulbright scholar. As an internationally recognized expert on business and human rights, Sandra was part of Professor John Ruggie’s team in the development of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. Today Sandra is Director of the Human Rights and Business Practice Group, established by Enact in 2015.
Sandra has supported companies across the globe and across various industries to understand and manage human rights risks. Between 2011 and 2013 she worked in Africa, implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in the mining sector. She was chair of the NGO-caucus in the development of ISO 26000 Guidance Standard on Social Responsibility, a core member of the international standard drafting team, and co-chaired the ad-hoc working group on human rights for five years. She also has extensive experience working as a human rights advocate in civil society.
We offer a professional and highly practical training for a limited number of participants. The training will cover:
Our approach to training is based on inspiration, interaction and practical implementation. This means that we inspire our participants, engage them through innovative interaction exercises and discussions with each other and let participants work on practical implementation through case-exercises.
Participants will develop an action plan on how to apply their newly acquired knowledge when they return to their workplace.