Webinar: Safeguarding human rights and the environment for batteries

29. November 2021 um 16:00 – 17:00
How can the EU Battery Regulation ensure strong human rights and environmental due diligence?

Anna Cavazzini MEP and Maria Arena MEP are pleased to host a debate on the human rights and environmental due diligence obligations of corporate actors under the proposed EU regulation.

The event will bring together speakers from Amnesty International, Afrewatch and Northvolt to discuss questions of scope, impact and practicality of the proposed regime and how it could be strengthened.


  • Opening remarks from Anna Cavazzini MEP (5min)
  • The due diligence regime in the draft Battery Regulation: shortcomings and opportunities, Nele Meyer, Legal Advisor, Business and Human Rights, Amnesty International
  • Stakeholders’ discussion: how to address these issues? with Erika Gyllström, Head of Sustainability at Northvolt and Emmanuel Umpula, Afrewatch
  • Q&A from audience
  • Closing remarks by Maria Arena MEP


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