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Centre for Human Rights

Certificate of Advanced Studies Responsible Business Conduct


In February 2024, the University of Zurich will introduce the Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Responsible Business Conduct (RBC) as part of its continuing education program. The Centre for Human Rights of the University of Zurich (UZHR) is organizing this CAS.

The CAS in RBC aims at supporting professionals and practitioners who seek to enhance their skills in the dynamic field of Responsible Business Conduct. With its practical approach that emphasizes the crucial process of due diligence, the CAS will provide participants with the tools necessary to align business practices with the principles of Responsible Business Conduct, including human rights as well as environmental sustainability.

Distinguished experts with diverse backgrounds, including standard-setting international organizations, business, academia, and civil society will share their knowledge and provide valuable insights and guidance to the participants.


February 2024




7,000 CHF



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What Makes It Unique?

The Certificate provides professionals with an interdisciplinary and global perspective on Responsible Business Conduct, which is particularly relevant given the significant advancements in the international regulatory framework impacting all types of businesses. Its start coincides with the update of the most comprehensive international instrument on RBC, the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises on Responsible Business Conduct.

This highly flexible and practice-oriented program is designed for professionals who are responsible for managing business operations and navigating regulatory and societal expectations both in a national and international context.



Info Session

Watch the Info Session of Wednesday, 25 October 2023, down below

Weiterführende Informationen

Click here to apply for the CAS in RBC