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Webinar: Focus on Sustainable Supply Chains - Current Developments in Corporate Due Diligence

23. February 2021, 9: 30 - 11:00

On February 23, 2021, the Austrian National Contact Point for the OECD Guidelines in cooperation with the Außenwirtschaft Austria for a webinar and, together with experts, takes a look at current developments in corporate due diligence. And shows why it is worthwhile for companies to proactively deal with potential human rights and environmental risks in international business.


9: 30 Clock
Welcome and Introduction
Mag. Mario Micelli, Austrian National Contact Point
Michael Zimmermann, Außenwirtschaft Austria

9: 45 Clock
The corporate duty of care: current developments and legal perspectives
Dr. Andreas Rühmkorf, lawyer and senior lecturer at the University of Sheffield

10: 00 Clock
Human Rights in the Supply Chain: A Practical Approach
Laura Franken, project manager for business and human rights at the German sustainability network econsense

10: 15 Clock
Discussion and Q&A: Successful integration of due diligence in the company
Laura Franken, econsense
Dipl.-Ing. Alexander Kainer, Deloitte Austria
Dr. Andreas Rühmkorf, lawyer

10: 55 Clock
Closing words
Mag. Mario Micelli, Austrian National Contact Point


You can register for the webinar “Sustainable supply chains in focus” at this link possible. Participation in the webinar is free.


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