Webinars

Browse our range of free live interactive webinars which are available for you to book below or listen again to sessions you may have missed.


Date
Description
Sector
Speakers
Date

Wednesday 3 July 2024, 10:00 – 10:45 (BST)

Description

Make the most of your RRT benefits | 45 minute Free webinar

Sector

Responsible Recruitment

Speakers

Join the Responsible Recruitment Toolkit (RRT) team on a free 45-minute webinar to discover how you can make the most of your RRT benefits this year; including the RRT online tool and training.

You will also hear about the latest developments, new tools and resources available, and see a demo of the RRT online tool.

Such benefits are FREE to RRT Sponsors’ suppliers and ALP members – see here for more information.

Date

Wednesday 24 April 2024, 10:00 AM to11:00 AM (GMT+0:00) London

Description

Modern Slavery and the UK Apparel and General Merchandise Sectors – What you need to know

Sector

General

Speakers

The apparel and general merchandise sectors are amongst the high-risk sectors for labour exploitation in the UK.

Join our webinar to hear insights from industry experts on the risks in the sectors, the actions taken, and the support available to help develop capacity and give you the tools to mitigate the risks in your operations and supply chains.

Relevant to UK apparel, general merchandise and manufacturing businesses, labour providers into these businesses, HR, Operations and Human Rights leads and more – all are welcome.

‘Speakers include:

  • Mashuda Begum, Senior Responsible Sourcing Manager at Tesco
  • Tarek Islam, Senior Community Engagement & Outreach Worker
    Fashion-workers Advice Bureau Leicester at Fab-L
Previous Webinars
Date

Wednesday 20 March 2024,

Description

Make the most of your RRT benefits

Sector

Responsible Recruitment

Speakers

Join the Responsible Recruitment Toolkit (RRT) team on a free 45-minute webinar to discover how you can make the most of your RRT benefits this year; including the RRT online tool and training.

 

Date

6 March 2024

Description

Perspectivas de la contratación ética en el sector agrícola para México y Costa Rica

Sector

General

Speakers

Rainforest Alliance en colaboración con Stronger Together le invitan a formar parte del webinar de cierre “Perspectivas de la contratación ética en el sector agrícola para México y Costa Rica” en el cual compartiremos los aprendizajes e impactos de la iniciativa conjunta llamada “Contratación ética y trabajo justo”, la cual estuvo encaminada a acompañar al sector agrícola en la mejora y fortalecimiento de las prácticas de contratación ética en ambos países.  

Date

28 February 2024

Description

Insights on responsible recruitment in the agricultural sector for Mexico and Costa Rica

Sector

General

Speakers

Rainforest Alliance in collaboration with Stronger Together invited you to be part of the closing webinarInsights on responsible recruitment in the agricultural sector for Mexico and Costa Rica” in which we shared the learnings and impacts of the joint initiative calledResponsible Recruitment and Fair Work“, which aimed to accompany the agricultural sector in improving and strengthening responsible recruitment practices in both countries. 

Date

22 February 2024

Description

Construction Modern Slavery Due Diligence Collaborative Project – Case Study Launch Webinar

Sector

Construction

Speakers

The Collaborative Project sought to review the current capability and status of suppliers and sub-contractors in the construction and property supply chain in their efforts to tackle modern slavery, and labour exploitation in general.

Date

28 November 2023

 

Description

Colaboración efectiva en la cadena de suministro agroalimentaria para proteger a los trabajadores agrícolas en España (en español) 

Sector

Agriculture, Spain

Speakers

La colaboración efectiva entre los diferentes actores en la cadena de suministro agroalimentaria es un tema que cobra cada vez mayor relevancia para proteger a los trabajadores agrícolas.  

 

En este seminario, abordaremos ese desafío pensando en la realidad actual de las empresas españolas, analizando los principales retos que enfrentan para asegurar la demanda anual para consumo nacional y de exportación. Además, abordaremos los diferentes modelos de reclutamiento en el sector agrícola y los riesgos que conllevan, así como la importancia de la colaboración efectiva para realizar una debida diligencia de derechos humanos en la cadena de suministro laboral.  

Date

28 November 2023

 

Description

Lanzamiento de la plataforma en línea sobre contratación ética (RRT por sus siglas en inglés)

Sector

General

Speakers

Les invitamos a una demostración en vivo de la plataforma en línea sobre contratación ética para empresas agrícolas participantes de la iniciativa de “contratación ética y trabajo justo” en conjunto con Rainforest Alliance para México y Costa Rica.

Date

19 October 2023

Description

Responsible Recruitment Update Forum

Sector

Responsible Recruitment

Speakers

These FREE online forums, brought to you by Stronger Together in partnership with ALP, are split into global and UK sessions, sharing the latest policy developments and good practice.

Date

23 August 2023

Description

Effective Due Diligence for Addressing Child Labor Risks in the US

 

Part of Stronger Together 10 Years On anniversary events

Sector

General

Speakers

Child labor in US labor supply chains has garnered heightened attention following a series of high-profile media stories and investigations. Child workers, often migrants, endure perilous and unsuitable work conditions that endanger their physical and mental well-being. At the same time, some US states are rolling back child labor laws making, underscoring the increased importance for companies to take the responsibility of preventing and remediating child labor through due diligence.

Date

03 August 2023

 

Description

What’s fuelling the global rise in labour exploitation? Expert insights from practitioners in the field.

 

Part of Stronger Together 10 Years On anniversary events

Sector

General

Speakers

We are currently witnessing a surge of modern slavery and labour exploitation worldwide. According to the Global Slavery Index, an estimated 49.6 million individuals are currently trapped in situations of modern slavery, a staggering additional 10 million people since 2016. Of this near 50 million children, women and men 27.6 million individuals are enduring forced labour, where they are forced into work they didn’t choose often through the use of violence, threats or through financial debt.

Date

13 July 2023

 

Description

Nothing about us, without us – how to collaborate with rights holders to strengthen your labour rights programme

 

Part of Stronger Together 10 Years On anniversary events

Sector

General

Speakers

The skills, perspective and insight of the people working within your workforce and supply chains are vital to the success of your labour rights programme. Join our 10 Year Event Webinar to hear from experts to understand the unique and powerful value of lived experience and explore practical ways of engaging workers for meaningful change.

Date

5 July 2023

 

Description

Labour Exploitation in UK Warehousing Webinar

Sector

General

Speakers

Join us to hear from experts about the risks of modern slavery in the sector, embedding responsible recruitment practices and to understand the free resources and training opportunities which are now available to protect your organisation against these exploitative criminal practices. Relevant to warehouse owners and operatives, labour providers into warehousing, HR, Operations and Human Rights leads and more – all are welcome.

Date

21 June 2023

 

Description

Responsible Recruitment for the fresh fruit sector in Mexico & Costa Rica

Sector

General

Speakers

Stronger Together in partnership with Rainforest Alliance invites you to join our webinar to learn more about our responsible recruitment project in Mexico’s berry and avocado sectors and Costa Rica’s banana and pineapple sectors.

Date

16 March 2023

 

Description

La sostenibilidad de la cadena de suministro agroalimentaria en España, riesgos y oportunidades

Sector

Agriculture, Spain

Speakers

Mejorar la sostenibilidad de la cadena de suministro en el sector agroalimentario es un reto que cobra cada vez mayor importancia en un contexto en el que los consumidores demandan cada vez más información sobre el origen de los productos que consumen. 

En este seminario abordaremos este desafío pensando en la realidad actual de las empresas que se abastecen en España, analizando los principales riesgos a tener en cuenta tanto desde el punto de vista social como ambiental. Además, repasaremos la evolución de estos riesgos en los últimos años, los cambios legislativos y las principales tendencias a la hora de gestionar de forma más sostenible la cadena de suministro. 

Date

20 February 2023

 

 

Description

Nuevas tendencias migratorias en España: retos y realidades

Sector

Agriculture, Spain

Speakers

El contexto excepcional de los últimos años ha influenciado especialmente en la evolución de las migraciones: la crisis sanitaria y la crisis de los refugiados de la población ucraniana. ¿Cómo ha sido la evolución de la migración en España? La percepción de la sociedad sobre las nuevas tendencias migratorias y las posibilidades de integración social y económica generan oportunidades y retos para España y su industria agrícola, en este webinar hablaremos de ellos con diferentes expertos del sector.

Date

9 February 2023

 

Description

How can businesses effectively report cases of forced labour in South Africa

Sector

Agriculture, South Africa

Speakers

Overview of webinar:

Since 2017 Stronger Together has been working with law enforcement agencies, government departments and victim support organisations to effectively respond to forced labour. This webinar will provide insight into how cases of human trafficking are handled once a report has been made and how businesses can effectively report cases of forced labour and labour exploitation through existing support structures.

Date

14 December 2022

 

Description

How to support your South African suppliers to meet ethical trade requirements   

Sector

General

Speakers

Overview of session: 

Addressing forced labour and labour exploitation risks is key to achieving a sustainable global supply chain. As importers and buyers of South African produce you play an important role in supporting your in-country suppliers to be aware of and prevent the risk of labour exploitation, as well as supporting your retail clients to meet growing global legislation requirements. This short information session will help you:  

  • To understand how your role as a buyer/importer can play a positive role in reducing the likelihood of exploitation occurring, and  
  • To benefit and build the capacity of your South African suppliers by recommending the country specific support available to them.         

This session is for: Importers of South African agricultural produce, Buying Teams from Brands and/or Retailers around the world who import South African agricultural produce, and agents who purchase South African agricultural produce.  

Date

28 September 2022

 

Description

Make the most of your Stronger Together benefits – Consumer Goods Programme

Sector

Consumer Goods

Speakers

If you are a UK-based supplier or labour provider to Aldi, Asda, Co-op, Lidl, GRI, Marks & Spencer, Morrisons, Ocado, Sainsbury’s, Selfridges, Tesco and Waitrose & Partners, join us for this free webinar to discover the Stronger Together benefits available to you.

Date

6 September 2022

 

Description

La Debida Diligencia y su importancia en el sector de la agricultura español

Sector

Agriculture, Spain

Speakers

A inicios del presente año. La Comisión Europea ha adoptado una propuesta de Directiva sobre la diligencia debida de las empresas en materia de sostenibilidad. La propuesta tiene por objeto fomentar un comportamiento empresarial sostenible y responsable a lo largo de las cadenas de suministro mundiales. Al mismo tiempo en España, un conjunto de organizaciones españolas de la sociedad civil, organizadas a través de la Plataforma por Empresas Responsables,  están sumando esfuerzos para lograr la adopción en España de una ley vinculante de debida diligencia en materia de derechos humanos y medioambientales.

En este webinar, organizado por Stronger Together, Amaya Acero, representante de la Plataforma por Empresas Responsables, nos presentara esta propuesta de la debida diligencia en España y su importancia para el sector de la agricultura español. También tendremos la participación del sector empresarial de la agricultura, en el que nos compartirán las acciones que ya están tomando en materia de derechos humanos.

Date

12 July 2022

 

Description

Launching the new Stronger Together

Sector

General

Speakers

Join us at Stronger Together as we share our organisation updates

Date

25 May 2022

 

Description

Make the most of your Stronger Together benefits – Consumer Goods Programme

Sector

Consumer Goods

Speakers

For UK-based suppliers or labour providers to Aldi, Asda, Co-op, Lidl, GRI, Marks & Spencer, Morrisons, Ocado, Sainsbury’s, Selfridges, Tesco and Waitrose & Partners,  to discover the Stronger Together benefits available to you.

Date

22 March 2022

Description

Case study Sky Innovation Centre (Feb 2022)

Sector

Construction

Speakers

Stronger Together, together with our Construction Programme Sponsor, Sky and Main Contractor, ISG, have published a case study documenting what was learnt whilst taking an open and collaborative approach throughout the construction of Sky Labs, now known as the Sky Innovation Centre, on Sky’s West London Campus.

Date

22 March 2022

Description

Presentación del Plan de Acción Nacional contra el Trabajo Forzoso en España

 

Sector

Agriculture, Spain

Speakers

La Mesa de Diálogo Social, en su reunión del 26 de julio de 2018, acordó la elaboración de un Plan de Acción nacional contra el trabajo forzoso (PTF).  Para la elaboración de este Plan de Acción, el entonces Ministerio de Trabajo, Migraciones y Seguridad Social, creó un grupo de trabajo con representantes de diferentes ministerios y otras entidades del gobierno español.

 

Date

24 March  2022

Description

The role of Responsible Recruitment in addressing Forced Labour in agricultural supply chains

Sector

Agriculture, South Africa

Speakers

Problems of exploitative labour in the agriculture and food supply chain is often linked to recruitment practices. In this upcoming webinar you will hear insight from South Africa, Malawi, and the United Kingdom in which we explore the importance of responsible recruitment, while affording businesses the opportunity to share leading practices they have adopted. A session not to be missed.

Date

18 January 2022

Description

Apoyo a trabajadores vulnerables en riesgo de explotación laboral – ¿ Qué pueden hacer las empresas ?

Sector

Agriculture, Spain

Speakers

Los trabajadores agrícolas en España son vulnerables a la explotación laboral, lo que puede tener un impacto negativo en las empresas. Actualmente existen organizaciones que pueden apoyar a los trabajadores y empresas para abordar y prevenir riesgos de trabajo forzoso y explotación laboral encubierta. Presentado por Stronger Together y con la participación de organizaciones locales españolas, este webinar proporciona información de las organizaciones locales sobre el trabajo que están haciendo para apoyar a las empresas y los trabajadores y las pautas que las empresas deben seguir para abordar y prevenir el trabajo forzoso en sus operaciones y cadena de suministro.

Date

3 November 2021

Description

Tackling modern slavery: sharing learnings from Australian and UK businesses

Sector

General

Speakers

With the involvement of Australian and UK speakers, this webinar provides a platform for Australian businesses with international supply chains across different sectors to share experiences, good practices, and tips across the supply chain, and get new insights from the work Stronger Together has been doing to tackle modern slavery in global supply chains.

Date

29 September  2021

Description

Migrant labour in the South African Agricultural sector

Sector

Agriculture, South Africa

Speakers

This webinar will explore the challenges migrant workers and communities face, changes in migration patterns and advice to businesses on how they can effectively engage with migrant workers.

Date

25 March 2021

Description

Stronger Together South Africa Symposium- Collaborating to Address Forced Labour: 2021 and Beyond

Sector

Agriculture, South Africa

Speakers
  • Carina Coetzee, National Prosecuting Authority (NPA)
  • Linda Lipparoni, Wine and Agricultural Ethical Trade Association (WIETA)
  • Retha Louw, Sustainability Initiative of South Africa (SIZA)
  • Roxanne Wakefield, Paul Cluver Wines
  • Fanie Horn, Illovo Sugar
  • Sasha-Monique Elvik,  Vinmonopolet
  • Jantine Werdmuller von Elgg, Stronger Together
Date

20 July 2021

Description

La Debida Diligencia en las Cadenas de Suministro, su importancia y como las empresas se están preparando

Sector

Agriculture, Spain

Speakers

El pasado mes de Marzo, el Parlamento Europeo adoptó una propuesta de esquema para la “Directiva de la UE sobre la debida diligencia obligatoria en materia de derechos humanos, medio ambiente y buena gobernanza”. Se espera que esta Directiva entre en vigor hasta finales de 2022 o principios de 2023, por lo tanto las empresas deberán comenzar a prepararse para asegurar que estén listos cuanto entre en vigor los nuevos requisitos.

Date

17 March 2021

Description

‘Clandestine Migrants and your Business’ webinar

Sector

General

Speakers
  • Stuart Hooper – Detective Chief Superintendent of the Essex Police
  • Hardeep Walker – Senior Manager, Organised Immigration Crime
  • Eleanor Redhead – Manager – Modern Slavery Human Trafficking Unit, National Crime Agency
Date

10 March 2021

Description

‘Road to recovery’ webinar

Sector

General

Speakers
  • Phill Clayton – Head of Development – City Hearts
Date

26 February 2021

Description

Mitigating Modern Slavery
Risks in Labour Providers

Sector

General

Speakers

Hear directly from Stronger Together and the Association of Labour Providers (ALP).

Date

19 January 2021

Description

Prioritising mitigating forced labour risks in the supply chain and engaging suppliers – How do they do it?

Sector

General

Speakers
  • Angus Soft Fruits (UK)
  • Berryworld (SA)
  • Co-op
  • Innocent Drinks
  • Woolworths (SA)
Date

14 December 2020

Description

Impulsando las prácticas laborales éticas en España: cumplimiento de normas, más allá del cumplimiento de estas y la colaboración.

Sector

Agriculture, Spain

Speakers

Descripción: Las prácticas laborales éticas tienen un impacto positivo en el bienestar de los trabajadores de una organización y también sirven para mitigar los riesgos de explotación laboral oculta y trabajo forzoso en los trabajadores y la empresa. Los riesgos para las empresas pueden incluir la infiltración por parte de grupos terceros, fraudulentos y explotadores durante la contratación y el empleo. En este webinar, escuchará a ponentes de solidas organizaciones que brindan soluciones en el cumplimiento de normas y más allá del cumplimiento de estas en España, así como de empresas españolas agrícolas y sus clientes, sobre experiencias e implementación de buenas prácticas laborales éticas en España.

Date

3 December 2020

Description

The new UK Immigration System – Where do risks lie for migrant workers and the companies who recruit and employ them?

Sector

General

Speakers

Jointly presented by:

  • David Camp, ALP and allianceHR Chief Executive
  • Hannah Newcomb, Managing Director, Fast Forward and the Responsible Recruitment Toolkit.
Date

14 November 2020

Description

Stronger Together Tackling Modern Slavery in the Construction sector – webinar

Sector

General

Speakers
Date

6 October 2020

Description

Everyone can play a role: effectively raising awareness of modern slavery across your business

Sector

General

Speakers
  • Sean Clifton, Senior Manager – National Fleets and Carriers at Asda
  • Shayne Tyler, Group Compliance Director at Fresca Group
  • Quintin Lake – Fifty Eight (creators of Just Good Work App)
Date

29 September 2020

Description

Working Together to Eliminate Recruitment Fees for Workers in US Agriculture

Sector

Responsible Recruitment, US

Speakers
  • Florida Rural Legal Services Inc.
  • Good Farms
  • Farmworker Justice
  • Responsible Recruitment Toolkit
Date

20 August 2020

Description

Preparing For a Post-Lockdown Environment: Challenges and Opportunities for the Agricultural Sector

Sector

Agriculture, South Africa

Speakers
  • Christo van der Rheede – Deputy Director, AgriSA
  • David Farrell – Founding Partner, Blue North
  • Mkhululi Silandela – Senior Manager, WWF
  • Zachary Kiarie – Regional Head, Fairtrade
Date

19 August 2020

Description

What does the Modern Slavery Act 2015 mean for me? Reflections on the last 5 years of implementation

Sector

General

Speakers
  • Jessica Verdon, Social Sustainability Manager, Multiplex
  • Jonny Young, Responsible Sourcing & Compliance Manager, JZ Flowers
  • Emma Crates, Policy Lead – Prevention, Office of the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner
Date

5 August 2020

Description

Responsible Recruitment Toolkit (RRT) US Launch Webinar

Sector

Responsible Recruitment, US

Speakers
  • David Camp, Chief Executive, Association of Labour Providers
  • Hannah Newcomb, Managing Director, Responsible Recruitment Toolkit
  • Tara Holeman, Stronger Together US, Program Manager
Date

23 July 2020

Description

How Can Businesses Engage and Manage Worker Concerns During the Time of Covid-19

Sector

Agriculture, South Africa

Speakers
  • Jannie Strydom – CEO, Agri Western Cape
  • Rowen Markie – Sustainability and Transformation Manager, United Exports
  • Matthew Parks – Parliamentary Coordinator, COSATU
  • Wendy Pekeur – Co-Founder Ubuntu Rural Women and Youth Movement
Date

7 July 2020

Description

Stronger Together US_ The Future of Produce Supply Chains in the Post-Covid Era

Sector

Responsible Recruitment, US

Speakers