International labour standards and corporate social responsibility: The labour dimension of human rights due diligence

International labour standards and corporate social responsibility: the labour dimension of human rights due diligence
Labour Standards

International labour standards and corporate social responsibility: The labour dimension of human rights due diligence

19–23 Ottobre 2020
The course is available in English

Companies that fully understand their employees’ rights are better at respecting them. In this course, participants work through the complex issues that companies may face when designing new due diligence processes principles. Core questions include: What should we do when national law is not consistent with the International Labour Standards? How can we balance competing rights? What should we do when the government does not fulfill its duty to protect workers?

Join us for this dynamic course to discover the answers to these questions and many more.

Key features
Learn differently

The Centre’s training methods include group exercises, guest speakers, and more

High-level resources

Learn from ILO specialists, ITCILO trainers, and external lecturers

Proven procedures

This course is based on ILO-recognized strategies and standards

Who attends this course?
  • Consultants and consulting firms
  • Government officials
  • Employers’ organizations and trade unions
  • Journalists
What topics does this course cover?

This course is designed for professionals who want to link three key topics in their work:

  • International Labour Standards
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Human rights due diligence
What will I learn?

Participants deepen their knowledge of key topics with the guidance of international development experts.

  • All about the ILO’s International Labour Standards
  • A comparative overview of leading international corporate social responsibility frameworks
  • Best practices in human rights due diligence by companies from different geographical, sectoral, and operational contexts
What will I be able to do?

Participants are prepared to design due diligence frameworks for their businesses and institutions. 

  • Analyze international corporate social responsibility policies through the lens of the International Labour Standards
  • Optimize due diligence processes to promote and respect workers’ rights
  • Assess actual and potential adverse labour rights impacts
Why should I join?

The Turin Centre is known for its innovative learning experiences and unconventional methodologies.

  • This course is an opportunity to discuss key topics with ILO officials and an international cohort.
  • More than 100 participants from the private sector, governments, and civil society have taken part in this training course over the past two years.
  • Participants are encouraged to discuss their experiences and identify ways to apply the course topics to their work.

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