Delete search term


Quick navigation

Main navigation

Online course "Global Business and Human Rights"

The edX online course deals with the complex relationship between business and human rights in a globalized world. Participants learn how companies are becoming more aware of the human rights risks of their business activities. Once they have identified these risks, they can use various approaches and instruments to manage and improve how to deal with human rights issues.

More information: «Global Business and Human Rights»
Costs: free
Verified Certificate: 139 USD

edX is a global non-profit organization with the aim to reshape traditional education by breaking down barriers such as cost, location, and access to education. High-ranking universities and leading companies use the edX platform to provide online courses, usually free of charge. Participants who want proof that they have completed a course can request a certificate for a fee.

This course is coordinated by Dr. Jörg Schmidt, Deputy Head of the Center for Corporate Responsibility and, since 2017, responsible for the development of the ZHAW Business and Human Rights Competence Center, and Dr. Ina-Maria Walthert, Research Associate at the Center for Corporate Responsibility.


Start date: 3 May 2021, 12.00 am


Center for Corporate Responsibility
Theaterstrasse 17
8400 Winterthur