AIM-Progress APAC hub in-person event in Kuala Lumpur, September 2023 - Final report

In September 2023, AIM-Progress APAC hub organised an in-person event week in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (4-7 September 2023). This was an opportunity for members and suppliers of AIM-Progress to connect, discuss, and share learnings on selected topics to drive responsible sourcing practices in Malaysia.


The outline of the programme was the following:

The AIM-Progress Malaysia supplier event “Sharing Accountability for Human Rights”, kindly sponsored by Unilever, Nestle and Kellanova and facilitated by Embode with the intervention of various expert speakers. This event catered different supplier maturity levels, through the inclusion of various interactive breakout sessions and relevant case studies. The sessions included topics such as Purchasing practices – aligning on Human Rights Due Diligence (HRDD); Regulatory frameworks and approach for fair and ethical recruitment of foreign workers; Upstream transparency in supply chain tiers; Challenges and opportunities in increasing HRDD requirements. The event  linked into our current Responsible Recruitment Ganapati project as well as other ongoing project - the Supplier Consultation Engagement. 


You can find here the report of the supplier event with some learning - challenges, opportunities and recommendations from the event. 


Here is also the agenda of the event that can be found here.


Should you have any interest in this event, please free to contact Yael Fattal 


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