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

28th September 2022

14:00 – 14:45

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.

Previous Webinars
Date

06 Septiembre 2022

10:00 – 11:30 am (tiempo de Madrid)

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

12th July 2022

3.00 pm

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

Marzo 22, 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.

Guest Speakers:

  • Jaco Jacobs, Fruitways, South Africa
  • Allyx Mtengula, Sugarcane Growers Association of Malawi, Malawi
  • Harriet Cole, BerryWorld, UK
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.

Guest Speakers:

  • Jason Theede, International Office of Migration (IOM)
  • Prof Joel Quirk, The University of Witwatersrand
  • Jessica Lawrence, Lawyers for Human Rights
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

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

9 July 2020

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

7 July 2020

Description

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

Sector

Responsible Recruitment, US

Speakers
Date

25 June 2020

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 2020

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 2020

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 2020

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 2020

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 2020

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