Duty of Care Summit & Awards 2021Media Release

Global business leaders join International SOS Foundation’s 2021 Duty of Care Summit

The International SOS Foundation will gather experts and business leaders to discuss pressing issues involving duty of care during its 2021 Duty of Care Summit set for Sept. 21-22, 2021.

The two-day event will assemble business leaders and experts from varied organizations and industries. Recognized as a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accredited summit, participants will gain a wealth of insights from the discussions, debates, practical case studies, and valuable networking on protecting global workforces, mitigating risks, and fortifying business resilience.

The 2021 Duty of Care summit will cover relevant topics that can help organizations cope better during the pandemic. These topics include “Addressing the Legal Implications of the COVID-19 Vaccine”, “Data Privacy vs. Duty of Care”, “Digital Health Certificates for Safe Return to Operations”, “Change in Duty of Care”, “Safe Return-to-Travel Considerations Panel Discussion”, “The Evolving Paradigm of the Role of the Chief Health Officer”, and “Introducing the new ISO Standard 31030: Managing Travel Risks – Guidance for Organizations.”

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Other session topics will include mental health, wellbeing, COVID-19 resilience, sustainability, and crisis management.

“Organizations are amid an era of transformation, triggered by the repercussions of COVID-19,” said Kai Boschmann, executive director of the International SOS Foundation. Duty of Care and the importance of protecting the workforce, now more than ever, are recognized as critical to business resilience and growth. Our global CPD-accredited Summit offers a valuable opportunity to learn from the best practices and insights of leading experts.”

The summit will also incorporate the 2021 Global Duty of Care Awards ceremony. These awards recognize organizations and honor their investment and innovation in protecting the health, safety, security, and wellbeing of their global workforce.