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The Business Response to Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

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Date and Time

Wednesday April 20, 2022
11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT


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#Human Rights


The webinar recording password is: DEzFf5O&

Join us for a conversation on the business response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine presents the most high-stakes situation for the country since it broke from the Soviet Union in 1991. Russia is acting in violation of international law, international humanitarian law, and a host of international agreements, and it is committing serious abuses of fundamental human rights. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine also raises significant questions for business and illuminates the impact that business actions can have during times of political and armed conflict.

During this webinar, we will present BSR’s perspective and recently launched rapid human rights due diligence tool to help with quick decision-making in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. We will then hear from industry experts and corporate representatives, who will share their perspectives on the subject and concrete examples of actions they are taking to respond to the invasion—as well as the repercussions of those actions.

This webinar is open to all BSR members.

Speakers

  • Stephanie Vélez, Responsible Sourcing and Human Rights Manager, Pandora
  • Alison Taylor, Executive Director, Ethical Systems and Advisor, BSR
  • Jenny Vaughan, Managing Director, Human Rights, BSR
  • Kayla Winarsky Green, Manager, BSR

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