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6 May 2022

German Labour Ministry hosts G7 conference on sustainable value chains

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On 1 January 2022, Germany took over the G7 Presidency with the motto “Progress towards an equitable world”. Amongst the different priorities identified for this year is a call for an internationally binding standard on corporate due diligence. This and other topics relating to sustainable value chains were discussed in a virtual conference featuring high-level representatives of the G7 countries, international organisations, trade unions and employers, civil society, and other experts.

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As part of Germany’s G7 Presidency, the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs hosted a digital conference on sustainable value chains on 6 May 2022. The aim was to give new impulses to the international debate on a binding standard in the field of business and human rights.

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