Due Diligence

Due Diligence at a Glance

The concept of Due Diligence describes the process by which businesses are expected to identify, prevent, mitigate, and account for adverse corporate impact on human rights and the environment.

In this section you will find answers to questions around the concept of Due Diligence and how it affects the industry. Stay up to date with the latest news, best practices, current events and trainings around the topic of Due Diligence.

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Responsible Business Helpdesks

Responsible Business Helpdesks

The Responsible Business Helpdesks (RBH) are local helpdesks that offer tailor-made information, awareness raising and advisory services around due diligence to local producers, associations and service providers. 

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Are you ready to comply with Germany's new act on supply chain due diligence?

Are you ready to comply with Germany's new act on supply chain due diligence?

An article by Dr. Marsha Dickson, President and Co-Founder of Better Buying Institute, on the connection between purchasing practices and factory-level noncompliance, and how brands and retailers can comply with Germany's new Supply Chain Due Diligence law.

What you should know about Mandatory Human Rights Due Diligence

What you should know about Mandatory Human Rights Due Diligence

What is mandatory human rights due diligence, and how could it make the garment industry more ethical? An article by Elizabeth Cline and Laurel Anderson Hoffner.

Explainer: EU Directive on corporate sustainability due diligence

Explainer: EU Directive on corporate sustainability due diligence

The EU recently drafted a proposal for a new law that would tighten corporate due diligence in global supply chains. Here's all you need to know about the proposal and what it might mean for the garment sector in Asia.

Why we need to talk more about due diligence

Why we need to talk more about due diligence

What do the recent debate over the Higg Index and the emerging industry focus on supply chain due diligence have in common?

How a digital tool can help companies to conduct gender responsive human rights due diligence

How a digital tool can help companies to conduct gender responsive human rights due diligence

An interview with Per N. Bondevik, human rights due diligence specialist in global supply chains, and co-developer of the web-based self-assessment tool SheDil.

Moving the Needle 8 - To what extent will due diligence legislation shape purchasing practices & how can suppliers have a voice?

Moving the Needle 8 - To what extent will due diligence legislation shape purchasing practices & how can suppliers have a voice?

Moving the needle: Creating the future together | Online Seminar 8 | This online session brings together individuals advocating for stronger language on purchasing practices within due diligence legislation to discuss: what does legislation as it stands require and why? Is it enough? And if not, what can still be done?

Events on Due Diligence

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Tackling Greenwashing: The Directive to Empower Consumers for the Green Transition and the Green Claims Directive

2024-03-24 15:00:00+07:00 to 2024-03-24 16:30:00+07:00  (3:00 PM — 4:30 PM)  UTC+07

Online


2024 Traceability & Sustainability Conference

2024-07-23 00:00:00+07:00 to 2024-07-24 23:59:59+07:00  UTC+07

Michigan, United States



Latest News on Due Diligence


Congress warns that Chinese shopping apps could enable Uyghur forced-labor imports

"The members of Congress behind the law that combats the import of goods produced by Uyghur forced labor are warning that some importers are taking advantage of a loophole intended to avoid scrutiny o ...

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Trade union federations and labour organisations in Myanmar denounce the EU-funded Made in Myanmar project

A letter strongly denouncing the EU's continuing funding of the Made in Myanmar (Multi-stakeholder Alliance for Decent Employment in the Myanmar apparel industry) project (formerly known as the SMART ...

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Hobbs and Whistles owner first to commit to human rights due diligence across transport supply chain

"TFG Brands London signs landmark agreement with the International Transport Workers’ Federation. TFG, owner of brands including Hobbs and Whistles, is the first fashion company to institute a raft of ...

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