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Online Webinar
29 Nov 2023

Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence

Supply chain governance or bureaucratisation?


The new proposal on the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CS3D), which aims to cover the entire value chain introduces a comprehensive corporate due diligence system to prevent or mitigate human rights abuses and environmental damage. It is currently under intense discussion in and outside the trilogue process.

This compact online conference will bring together experts, ministry officials and stakeholders to discuss the key issues of the trilogue negociations and their implications for businesses, consumers and investors as well as for the protection of human rights and the environment.

Key issues include

  • Scope of the proposed Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CS3D)
  • Early experiences from countries with existing supply chain liability
  • Level of harmonisation
  • Financial institutions – in or out?
  • Reporting and climate transition plan
  • Liability and sanctions
  • The way forward

Who should attend?

Lawyers in private practice; in-house counsel; ministry officials; staff of EU institutions and permanent representations; representatives of consumer and business organisations as well as NGOs; judges; stakeholders; academics.

Interactive Online Seminar

The online seminar will be hosted on the Zoom videoconferencing platform. You will be able to interact immediately and directly with our top-level speakers and other participants. We will make the most of the technical tools available to deliver an intensive, interactive experience. The highest security settings will be applied to ensure that you can participate safely in this high-quality online conference.



Théa Bounfour, Advocacy and Litigation Officer, Sherpa, Paris

Olivier Boutellis-Taft, CEO, Accountancy Europe, Brussels

Elise Cachin, EU Public Affairs Leader, Group Communications, IKEA, Ingka Group, Zaventem/Brussels

Gabrielle Holly, Senior Adviser, Human Rights, Business and Tech, The Danish Institute for Human Rights, Copenhagen

Eva-Maria Kieninger, Professor, University of Würzburg

Maria Larsson, Chair of the BusinessEurope Company Law Working Group; Senior Legal Advisor, Confederation of Swedish Enterprise, Stockholm

Isabelle Maurizi, Public Policy Manager, C&A, Vilvoorde/Brussels

Dalia Palombo, Assistant Professor, Tilburg University

Mansur Pour Rafsendjani, Partner, Noerr, Munich

Axel Voss MEP, Shadow Rapporteur on the CS3D Proposal, European Parliament, Brussels

Gerhard Wagner, Professor, Humboldt University Berlin

Joseph Wilde-Ramsing, Director of Advocacy, Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO); Senior Advisor, OECD Watch, Amsterdam


29 Nov 2023 @ 09:15 am

29 Nov 2023 @ 02:00 pm

Duration: 4 hours, 45 minutes

Timezone: GMT +2:00


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