Beata Faracik

Beata Faracik, Internationally recognized Human Rights & Business expert/lawyer with almost 20 years of professional experience. She is currently leading the Polish Institute for Human Rights and Business (PIHRB) an independent centre of expertise on Human Rights and Business, labour law and relations, social unrest and stakeholder engagement, of which is both co-founder and President of the Board. She also coordinates the work of the CSR Watch Coalition Poland and is involved on pro-bono basis in the work of the inter-ministerial Council on Sustainable Development and CSR (an auxiliary body to the Minister of Funds and Regional Development), where she coordinates the work of its Working Group on Workers, tasked with developed of the draft definition of forced labour to be included in the Polish Criminal Code and extensive guidance/toolkit for business concerning preventing forced labour /labour trafficking in the supply chain.