Webinar International Responsible Business Conduct in Renewable Energy Supply Chains


In the light of the climate emergency and increased geopolitical tensions, the energy transition becomes increasingly important. At the same time, the renewable energy value chain is associated with risks and impacts for people and the environment. The SER and the Danish Institute for Human Rights organised a webinar about this topic on 7 September. The recording is now available.

International responsible business conduct put on the agenda at global offshore wind conference


The participants in the negotiations process for an international responsible business conduct (RBC) agreement for the renewable energy sector were present at the 2021 RenewableUK event in London. In a side-event organised with the Dutch Embassy in the United Kingdom, the theme of human rights and environmental impacts of renewable energy value chains was discussed with companies active in the sector.

Side event Global Offshore Wind 2021: ‘Responsible Sourcing in the Renewable Energy Sector for a Just Transition’


On 29-30 September the annual conference of RenewableUK, Global Offshore Wind, is scheduled to take place in London. The parties of the process for an international RBC agreement for the renewable energy sector are organising a side event at the venue, in cooperation with the Dutch Embassy.

Solar sector joins process for international RBC Agreement for the Renewable Energy Sector


The solar sector has joined the process for the development of an international RBC Agreement for the Renewable Energy Sector. Holland Solar and Vereniging Eigen Huis are now official participants. Previously, the initiative primarily consisted of actors active in the wind energy industry.

Wind energy sector pursues responsible business conduct agreement


The European wind industry is engaged in dialogue with other stakeholders to reach an international Responsible Business Conduct sector agreement. The aim is to sign the agreement before summer 2021.