Awareness-raising activities

Objective of the awareness-raising activities

The events will provide inspiration and practical support for Swiss companies of different sizes and spanning various industries as they implement human-rights due diligence within their respective organisations.

Upcoming events will be published here. In the meantime, if you are interested in organizing an event, do not hesitate to contact us at


Overview of previous events

Consumers, investors and governments are demanding that companies act responsibly around the world. This webinar by SECO and the Max Havelaar Foundation (Switzerland) took place on December 1, 2020 and showed concrete courses of action on how companies identify human rights risks in agricultural supply chains. The webinar also presented national and international developments in the field of regulation and standards. 

More information on the subject of human rights due diligence and Max Havelaar certification can be found here: Fairtrade unterstützt Sie bei der Erfüllung der menschenrechtlichen Sorgfaltspflicht HRDD. (de)

FDFA and EAER have organized various awareness-raising events and training on the topic of business and human rights together with chambers of commerce, sectorial associations and other organizations. Hereunder you will find a list of the organizations, which collaborated in the organization of those events: