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Annual Conference on Business, Human Rights and Sustainability

Date: 24 - 25 November 2021

Time: 24 Nov 13.00 - 17.30 (Lisbon time) | 25 Nov 10.00 - 17.30 (Lisbon time)

Venue: Online

Event Details

The NOVA Centre on Business, Human Rights and the Environment is organising its First Annual Conference on Business, Human Rights and Sustainability organised in partnership with PLMJ , the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry  as well as NOVA 4 The Globe . Topics discussed will include Business and Children's Rights, Corporate Due Diligence and the Digital Transition, Migrant Workers and Decent Work, Corporate Due Diligence and Capital Markets and Business and Human Rights in Portugal

Introductory speeches

Dussu Djabula, Research Assistant at the NOVA Centre on Business, Human Rights and the Environment and President of HeForShe Lisboa: 
AAn intersectional perspective on Climate Change.

João Pedro Guimarães, Secretary General of the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce: The importance of Business, Human Rights and Sustainability for Portuguese Companies.

Claire Bright, Assistant Professor at Nova School of Law and Director of the NOVA Centre on Business, Human Rights and the Environment:
Business, Human Rights and Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities.

Conference Panels

24 November 13.00 - 15.30 (Lisbon time)
Business and Children's Rights
The panel will be in English

24 November 16.00 - 17.30 (Lisbon time)
Corporate Due Diligence and the Digital Transformation
The panel will be in English

25 November 10.00 - 11.30 (Lisbon time)
Decent Work and Migrant Workers
The panel will be in English

25 November 14.00 - 15.30 (Lisbon time)
Business and Human Rights in Portugal
The panel will be in Portuguese

25 November 16.00 - 17.30 (Lisbon time)
Corporate Due Diligence and Capital Markets
The panel will be in English

Concluding speech

Céline da Graça Pires, Human Rights Manager at BSR and Research Associate at the NOVA Centre on Business, Human Rights and the Environment:
Concluding Remarks on the First Annual Conference on Business, Human Rights and Sustainability.

Pricing and Registration

This event is free to attend but pre-registration is required 

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