Putting Human Rights Due Diligence into Practice

About the Event

This training programme, tailored for the outdoor sector, equips practitioners with a thorough theoretical understanding of Human Rights Due Diligence (HRDD), as well as the expertise, tools and confidence to embed HRDD into organisations and supply chains.

The 4-week, interactive, virtual and in-person programme combines expert tutorials, case studies and practical assignments across 5 modules, supported by a set of bespoke HRDD tools, templates and guidance documents

The course will be administered by twentyfifty

twentyfifty is an award winning management consultancy working with global companies to deliver on their commitments to respect human rights and contribute to a more equitable and inclusive world.


Event Objectives:

By the end of the programme you will:

  • Have in-depth knowledge of Human Rights theories, frame-works and standards
  • Understand what is required of businesses with respect to Human Rights including recent legislative developments
  • Have tools, templates and guidance 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 plans and engaging other people in the process
  • Be set up to collaborative industry risk assessment with peers

This course is for:

This programme is for you if:

  • You are a sustainability, procurement, human rights or CSR professional
  • You want to develop your skills and knowledge in human rights
  • Your business/clients recognise the strategic importance of protecting human rights in operations/supply chain
  • You have access to a reliable internet connection and have a proficient knowledge of business English.

Event Details

The programme requires 2 hours attendance weekly in early March (with extra time for practical exercises and activities between modules) followed by a 2-day in-person session concluding with a half-day Risk Assessment workshop. You will also gain access to a closed Teams group for peer-learning with other participants and with trainers from twentyfifty during and after the programme.

A half-day Human Rights Risk Assessment workshop will take place in the afternoon following module 5.

Course dates:
  • Launch Meeting - online - Tuesday 28th February at 12.30 (UK)/13.30 (CET)

  • Module 1 - online - Tuesday 7th March - 12.30 to 14.30 (UK)/13.30 to 15.30 (CET):
  • Building our vocabulary: Getting to grips with the language, concepts and frameworks of human rights and what makes them uniquely powerful.

  • Module 2 - online - Tuesday 14th March - 12.30 to 14.30 (UK)/13.30 to 15.30 (CET):
  • Getting started with due diligence: Building understanding, engaging stakeholders and starting the process of applying due diligence.

  • Module 3 - in person - Thursday 23rd March, Venue: Fashion for Good, Amsterdam
  • Risk as a vulnerability: Mapping activities and rightsholders, understanding rightsholder vulnerability to practically identify human rights risks.

  • Module 4 - in person - Thursday 23rd March, Venue: Fashion for Good, Amsterdam
  • Getting our hands dirty: Assessing and prioritising risks towards taking effective action to address risks or remediate impacts. Tracking effectiveness and communicating to stakeholders.

  • Module 5 - in person -  Friday 24th March, Venue: Fashion for Good, Amsterdam
  • Some keys to success: Implementing effective grievance mechanisms and engaging rightsholders throughout the due diligence process. Dealing with challenging situations.

Following Module 5 on Friday 24th March there will be a half-day Human Rights Risk Assessment workshop.


Tickets & Registration

Tickets are managed through TicketTailor. You will be taken to their site to complete your ticket registration and payment.
(If you confirm your ticket we will then send an invoice for payment or you can pay by BACS using the details on the payment page.)

Please email katy.stevens@europeanoutdoorgroup.com for more details.



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