“Every euro we invest must flow into a new economy rather than old structures” – Frans Timmermans, European Commission’s Green Deal chief, recently declared. Sustainability and the protection of human rights are on top of the EU’s recovery agenda for 2021.
Already before the crisis, the adherence to international human rights standards was becoming increasingly important for international businesses. Today, there are not only moral and reputational implications, but also legal ones: Through court and extrajudicial proceedings, companies are more frequently held accountable for the impact their businesses have on human rights.
Join our partner, law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, for a discussion on recent legal developments in the field of Business and Human Rights and the importance of human rights protection in the data economy.
Freshfields Associates Mina Aryobsei, Iris Hammerschmid, Marius Scherb and Marlen Vesper-Gräske will provide you with a short overview and are willing to discuss any question you might have.