Putting human rights due diligence into practice

11 March 2021

Our flagship learning programme equips practitioners with a thorough theoretical understanding of Human Rights Due Diligence (HRDD), as well as the expertise, tools and confidence to embed HRDD in organisations and supply chains.

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About the Programme

The 10-week, interactive, virtual-learning programme combines expert tutorials, case studies and practical assignments across 5 fortnightly modules, supported by a set of bespoke HRDD tools, templates and guidance documents.

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Objectives

By the end of the training you will:

  • Have in-depth knowledge of Human Rights theories, frameworks and standards
  • Understand what is required of businesses with respect to Human Rights including recent legislative developments
  • Be able to develop a Human Rights Due Diligence approach suitable for a business of any size
  • Have practical experience identifying Human Rights risks and issues, prioritising where to take action, developing thoughtful action plans and engaging other people in the process
  • Have a library of dedicated HRDD tools, templates and guidance

The course combines online webinars, group work and individual study. It requires 2-hours attendance on webinars every fortnight, with additional time for activities between modules. Participants also gain access to a closed LinkedIn group for peer-learning with other participants and with twentyfifty during and after the programme.

About twentyfifty

A pioneer in the field of Business and Human Rights, twentyfifty has been working with over 100 businesses for almost 20 years to embed corporate responsibility – and respect for Human Rights - into operations and supply chains. We have worked on the ground all over the world; with CEOs, with farmers, with factory managers. We don't just talk about responsible business, we help businesses to DO it; from the strategy to the ground.

Our training brings together the frameworks and tools we’ve devised, with our years of practical experience, to deliver world-class training for professionals from across business, development, and the public sectors. Our aim is to grow a thriving, global community of high-quality practitioners, able to take this exciting work to the next level of transformational possibility.

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Dates

The programme will take place over 10 weeks with online group sessions every 2 weeks and practical exercises and assignments in between.

  1. Launch – Thursday 11th March
  2. Building our vocabulary – Tuesday 16th March
  3. What it feels like for a business – Tuesday 30th March
  4. Risk as vulnerability – Tuesday 20th April (3 week break)
  5. Getting our hands dirty – Tuesday 4th May
  6. Not doing it alone – Tuesday 18th May

 Pricing & Registration

To register please follow this link. The cost of the 10 week training programme is USD950. Please note that limited bursary funding is available for participants who are prevented from taking part due to financial reasons. Bursaries are normally awarded to self-funding individuals, applicants from SMEs, NGOs or developing countries.

If you would like to know more about a bursary, or have any questions about the programme, please contact [email protected]