Event Summary

Companies affect human rights every day in their interactions with employees, suppliers, consumers, partners and communities.

Business has a well-established responsibility to respect human rights, laid out in international principles, standards and laws. The actions required of companies are clear, and implementing these standards significantly reduces the risk of negative impacts on people through business operations. However, business respect for human rights is more than a requirement to “do no harm”.

By proactively addressing human rights, companies have the potential to break down significant barriers to development and positively impact the lives of millions of the world’s most vulnerable people. By contributing to the realization of universal human rights for all, a company makes a pivotal contribution to the broader vision of peaceful and inclusive societies embraced by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

In an effort to bring about human rights change for all, the Business Council for Sustainable Development (BCSD) Malaysia in collaboration with the Raoul Wallenberg Institute (RWI) will conduct knowledge sharing and dialogue on human rights and environment.

Preliminary dates:

  • May 2020
  • July 2020
  • November 2020

Fees:

  • FOC for BCSD Malaysia Members
  • RM 300 for non-members

Venue: TBD

Duration: half day event with luncheon

Contact: info@bcsd.my