Ensuring strong human rights and environmental due diligence for batteries

Join this event on the proposed EU Battery Regulation to hear about how it can ensure strong human rights and environmental due diligence.

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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 Battery 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
  • 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