Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector

Opening Speeches and plenary | Due diligence implementation in the garment and footwear sector: what is moving the sector forward?

Feb 23, 2022 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM


In the road to due diligence implementation, certain business models and policy approaches are driving better Responsible Business Conduct practices. This opening session will explore perspectives from different stakeholder groups on the types of business models and broader policy initiatives that raise structural opportunities for scaled and improved RBC performance in the sector. A panel will discuss the importance of a number of different approaches, considering business models, supply chain structures, access to finance, design, circularity, transparency expectations, and agreements with trade unions.

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