The first pre conference event was October 28, 2021. A second of two pre conference events has been scheduled on February 10, 2022, at 5:00 p.m., as a lead up to the Business Accountability for Human Rights: Addressing Human Rights Issues in Global Supply Chains Conference in April 2022. This event will be held online via Zoom. More information will be posted as it becomes available.
October 28, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. (EST)

Business Accountability for Human Rights 

Human Rights Compliance: How the Public and Private Sectors Can Work Together to Stop Modern Day Slavery

  • The Hon. Kevin Hyland, O.B. E. Human Rights Expert & former Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner of the United Kingdom
  • John Jager, Vice President of Legal, Regulatory and Trade Compliance, Toyota Tsusho America
  • The Hon. John Cotton Richmond, Partner, Dentons & former United States Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons


  • Sarah Duggin, Professor of Law, Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America
  • Renata Parras, Global Pro Bono Counsel, Paul Hastings LLP 

To learn more about the October 28, 2021, event and to view a recording of it, click here.