On Thursday 30 May 2024, we hosted an Expert Session on Human Rights Due Diligence (HRDD) within the context of evolving regulatory frameworks, featuring esteemed experts from McDonald’s, Mondelēz International and The Coca-Cola Company.

This important session highlighted the critical role of HRDD in today’s evolving regulatory landscape and underscored the significance of collaboration in fostering effective human rights practices.

This session offers valuable practical insights into how industry leaders conduct Human Rights Due Diligence (HRDD) within their operations and navigate emerging regulations, such as Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD).

The speakers share firsthand experiences and strategies for implementing effective due diligence systems, highlighting challenges, opportunities, and the value of collective action through CGF.

Expert Speakers:

  • Virginie Mahin, Senior Director, Global Sustainability, Mondelēz International
  • Jessica Rivas, Director of Human Rights at McDonald’s Corporation
  • Paul Lalli, Senior Vice President, Human Rights, Labor and Employee Relations at The Coca-Cola Company

Watch the Recording

The recording of this insightful Expert Session with McDonald’s, Mondelēz International and The Coca-Cola Company is now available. Replay and equip yourself with the knowledge and strategies necessary to embed human rights due diligence within your organisation.

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The Expert Series

This session is part of the Expert Series, a Consumer Goods Forum initiative led by Dirk Van de Put, CEO of Mondelēz International, and Frans Muller, President and CEO of Ahold Delhaize. The series aims to mobilize member action around five ‘Acceleration Areas’: enhancing employee health and well-being, ensuring human rights in supply chains, advancing packaging circularity, promoting deforestation-free supply chains, and advancing decarbonization.

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