International Business and Human Rights Conference


Post-Tower, Bonn, Germany


Matthias Thorns

Deputy Secretary-General
+41 (0) 22 929 00 19

Co-organised by IOE, DHL Deutsche Post Group and BDA.

Aim of the meeting

This high-level conference discusses pressing issues such as:

  • Human rights due diligence – leading practice & latest policy trends
  • Supply chains – what are the human rights challenges & how to tackle them?
  • Company-level grievance mechanisms – how to resolve issues effectively

This conference is aimed at company practitioners, business federation representatives and investors. It provides participants a safe space to share experiences, learn about new trends and developments, connect and network, and influence the business position on important dossiers.

IOE Role

Co-organise and attend as panelists.