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8025: A Practical Guide for the Use of AI in Human Rights Due Diligence


Nearly 10,000 companies have participated in the United Nations Global Compact and 4,000 have committed to achieving the global development goals of human rights and sustainability by 2030. This session shares how businesses manage human rights due diligence internally and across their supply bases. It also explores how AI, cognitive computing and machine learning can augment outcomes. It reviews best practices to assess actual and potential impacts of business activities, act on assessments, track the effectiveness of measures, and transparently communicate with stakeholders. Learn how AI can augment due diligence and create new opportunities for respecting the rights of all people during times of natural disasters and unplanned events.

Core Curriculum Services
Park Theater
Thu (February 14), 9:30AM PT


David Herman

Vice President - Chief Data Scientist, SAP Ariba

Tom Cassell

Partner, Next Gen Supply Chain Leader, IBM

Tom Cassell leads IBM's Next Gen Supply Chain Practice. He has over 20 years of experience in supply chain management, with an emphasis on planning, procurement, strategy, analytics and digital transformations. Tom serves as the global SAP Ariba lead for IBM GBS as well as lead for IBM's Cognitive Procurement offering, an initiative to embed IBM Watson into SAP Ariba solutions.