The Guardian has brought attention back to poor conditions in the apparel industry in Bangladesh with a story about the pop music group the Spice Girls. The incident shows that to prevent labor-rights issues from recurring, more holistic approaches are needed, both at the brand level and at a systemic level.
Disturbing reports of forced labor in the Xinjiang region of China have captured recent headlines. We believe that a shared responsibility approach, in which all of the key stakeholders work together to take responsibility and collaborate is the lasting path forward.
Michael Posner, in an op-ed for Forbes’s leadership column, details the lessons to be learned from the government incited closing of the Central European University in Hungary.
Michael Posner, Director of the Center for Business and Human Rights and Sharon Waxman, chief executive of the Fair Labor Association, wrote an op-ed following their trip to Cambodia focusing on the EU’s interest in manufacturing products in the country.
In the Forbes Leadership column, Michael Posner writes about the most recent anti-Semitic attack that occurred in Pittsburgh, PA. He encourages the President to desist from any language that fuels discrimination or hatred of any kind.
In Michale Ponser’s Forbes column, he writes about Wall Street’s reactions to Jamal Kashoggi’s disappearance.
In a timely op-ed Michael Posner explains what the disappearance of journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, means in the broader context of American leadership.
In an op-ed, Michael Posner lays out recommendations for how internet companies can combat disinformation. He explains that, “each of the major Internet companies [should] ‘create and staff Russian-focused teams that include specialists with Russian language skills and area expertise.’”.