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

Tuesday 28 September    11:00 – 11:45 (BST)

Description

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

Sector

Consumer Goods

Speakers

Join Stronger Together’s UK Consumer Goods Programme Manager on a free 45-minute webinar to discover how you can make the most of the services and benefits available to you; including free delegate places on training workshops and access to the Progress Reporting Tool.

This webinar is available for UK based suppliers and service providers to the UK Consumer Goods Programme Sponsors (Aldi, Asda, Co-op, Lidl, Marks & Spencer, Morrisons, Ocado, Sainsbury’s, Selfridges, Tesco and Waitrose & Partners).

We will provide an overview of the benefits and services available to you through the Consumer Goods programme, including:

  • How to check your eligibility and book your free/discounted delegate training place
  • Key resources and where to find them
  • Overview of the Progress Reporting Tool and how to register
  • Overview of Stronger Together Business Partners and how to apply
Date

Wednesday 29 September   12:00 – 13:00 (SAST)

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.

Guest Speakers:

  • Jason Theede, International Office of Migration (IOM)
  • Prof Joel Quirk, The University of Witwatersrand

More to be confirmed…

Date

Wednesday 6 October
11:00 – 12:00 (BST)

Description

Progress Reporting Tool – live demonstration

Sector

General

Speakers

These sessions are open to all businesses in the Consumer Goods sector.

In this session you will:

  • Learn more about the benefits of using the Progress Reporting Tool
  • See a live demonstration of the Tool
  • Ask the Stronger Together team any questions you may have about the Tool.
Date

Wednesday 3 November
14:30 – 15:45 pm (ACT)

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.

Previous Webinars
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

Martes 20 de Julio 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 de Diciembre 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

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

9 July

Description

Covid-19 Crisis Management: The Future of Produce Supply Chains in the Post-Covid Era

Sector

Responsible Recruitment, US

Speakers
  • Ed Treacy, Produce Marketing Association
  • Kent Shoemaker, Lipman Family Farms
  • Anabella de Freeman, Walmart
Date

25 June

Description

Operating During Unprecedented Times: Perspective from the Agricultural Sector

Sector

Agriculture, South Africa

Speakers
  • Linda Lipparoni – CEO, Wine and Agricultural Ethical Trade Association (WIETA)
  • Prof Nick Vink – Agricultural Economist, Stellenbosch University
  • Anthony Edmonds – Noodsberg Sugarcane Grower
Date

4 June

Description

Understanding H-2A Worker Risks: New Research and Resources

Sector

Responsible Recruitment, US

Speakers
  • Mary Bauer, Centro De Los Derechos Del Migrante
  • Andrea Rojas, Polaris
  • Quinn Kepes, Verite
Date

26 May

Description

Global and UK food producer, grower and farmer audience: Managing recruitment and labour exploitation risks in light of COVID-19

Sector

General

Speakers

View a webinar summary to see the list of speakers.

Date

7 May

Description

Covid-19 Crisis Management: Perspectives from Departments of State and Labor and Employers

Sector

Responsible Recruitment, US

Speakers
  • Michael Dolce, Department of State
  • Mike Rios, Department of Labor
  • Rupal Patel, California Harvesters, Inc.
  • Chalmers Carr, Titan Farms
Date

14 May

Description

Covid-19 Crisis Management: Leading Practices in Worker Management and Communications

Sector

Responsible Recruitment, US

Speakers
  • Guadalupe Sandoval, California Farm Labor Contractor Association
  • Goretti Calvo, AgSocio
  • Tim Jackson, Driscoll’s
Date

14 February

Description

Is your modern slavery statement fit for purpose? Lessons from a high risk sector

Sector

General

Speakers
  • Andrew Phillips, Rights Lab
  • Hannah Lerigo-Stephens, Rights Lab
  • David Camp, Stronger Together