"Michael Posner, one of the most influential human rights experts in the U.S., is leading a movement that he hopes will fundamentally change the way business schools approach human rights." - Poets & Quants
"Most B-school students know they’re signing up for classes in subjects like accounting and finance, but they probably don’t expect to see human rights on the syllabus. Professor Michael Posner wants to change that." -Bloomberg Business
The Center in the News
The Center’s Director, Michael Posner, is quoted in a Mother Jones piece written by Denise Clifton which exposes the dark side of the prosperous social media business.
Deputy Director, Paul Barrett, is quoted in a piece written by Emma Thomasson and Ruma Paul which discusses Bangladesh clothing factories and the future of the manufacturing industry in the country.
Director, Michael Poser, is quoted as an expert on refugee policy in a Newsweek article that discusses the migration of asylum seekers to the border of the US and Mexico.
Director, Michael Posner, is quoted in a New York Times piece titled, “Google Tried to Change China. China May End Up Changing Google”.
New York Times Business Day columnist, Kevin Roose, reports on disinformation included in various spaces on Facebook. Director, Michael Posner, is quoted discussing Russian influence campaigns.
Michael Posner, Director of NYU's Center for Business and Human Rights says Facebook and the Trump administration isn't doing everything they could to prevent Russian hackers from spreading disinformation on social media.
THE MERCURY NEWS
In his op-ed, Paul Barrett describes the unique threat Russian disinformation campaigns pose to Western democracy.
Peter Coy explains our latest internet report which claims that internet platform companies such as Facebook should create teams focused on Russia.
In an feature article on WIRED, Michael Posner is quoted discussing Microsoft’s decision for their facial recognition technology be federally regulated.
"Facebook has appropriately banned the IRA from its platforms," said Michael H. Posner, director of the NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights. "We applaud Facebook for recognizing that Russian disinformation online is a serious problem and for developing a specific response to this sustained Russian effort to inject political propaganda into American society, as well into Russian and European societies.
The NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights received a letter from Ambassador James F. Moriarty, the Executive Director of the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety, in response to our commentary on the future of factory safety in Bangladesh.
The Center reports on the first meeting of more than 20 business schools in Geneva, Switzerland to discuss current efforts to promote human rights in business schools and explore future opportunities, and encourages future membership and collaboration.