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HRDD Forum Annual Conference: Human Rights Due Diligence, Price and Remuneration

Date: Monday 10 October 2022

Time: 11:00 to 16:00 (UK time)
This event has been rescheduled to Monday 10 October (previously Monday 19 September) and will take place exclusively online.

Venue: Online


Event Details

Purchasing practices, pricing and remuneration are often at the heart of human rights harms in global value chains. Yet price and remuneration are not often explicitly discussed within the context of human rights due diligence.

Questions around how to undertake effective human rights due diligence in accordance with the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights are of increasing importance, particularly in light of recent regulatory developments around mandatory human rights due diligence.

At this year's annual conference of the BIICL Human Rights Due Diligence Forum, we will consider the links between pricing, remuneration and human rights due diligence, and how companies can practically integrate pricing and remuneration within their human rights due diligence framework.

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11:00 - 11:30
Welcome and Introduction

11:30 - 13:00
Panel 1: What do we know about the links between pricing, remuneration and human rights harms?

  • Hannah Edmonds-Camara, Covington & Burling (chair)
  • Patricia Carrier, Coalition to End Forced Labour in the Uyghur Region
  • Jason Judd, ILR School, Cornell University
  • Mustafa Qadri, Equidem Research and Consulting
  • Anne van Lakerveld, Fair Wear
  • Lilian Maina, Fairtrade Africa

13:00 - 14:00: Lunch break

14:00 - 15:30
Panel 2: Practical steps to integrate pricing and remuneration into human rights due diligence

  • Lisa Hsin, Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, University of Oxford (chair)
  • Thulsi Narayanasamy, Worker Rights Consortium
  • Matthew Stark Blumin, Coalition of Immokalee Workers
  • Olivia Windham Stewart, Business and Human Rights Program at Rutgers Law School
  • AĆ­da Portillo, Latin American and Caribbean Network of Fair Trade Small Producers and Workers (CLAC)

15:30 - 16:00: Closing Remarks

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Pricing and Registration

The event is free of charge for members of the Human Rights Due Diligence (HRDD) Forum. Members should register by emailing the Events team.

For others the following fees apply:

Concession fees are available to academics, those who are unwaged and NGOs.

Book via BIICL

CPD Information

This event offers the equivalent of 4 CPD hours.


If you have any queries, please contact the Events team

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