Summary of South Africa Business Leaders Dialogue on Human Rights – 26 May 2016
On 26 May in Johannesburg a unique business leaders conference entitled ‘Business Leaders Dialogue on Corporate Respect for Human Rights: addressing complex challenges, business risk and the trust deficit’ was held on the topic of corporate respect for human rights in the South African context. The conference was attended by 100 business leaders and other experts. The event focused on case studies and real-life examples of how South African and multi-national companies are responding to and managing human rights in their businesses. The event was an opportunity to hear about how companies are responding to specific human rights challenges, learn about strategies and approaches to human rights and connect with peers and local experts.