NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights Welcomes President's Statement on Net Neutrality: Internet freedom expert applauds president's commitment, urges further action

"President Obama's message about ensuring an open, interconnected Internet is the right one. The United States remains the global leader in information and communication technology, and maintaining that position will require leadership from the administration on net neutrality, as well as restoring confidence in the protection of personal privacy online. American companies also need rules of the road for the important role they play in protecting sensitive user data."

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Report: Indirect Sourcing in Bangladesh Root Cause of Factory Safety Problems: NYU Center for Business and Human Rights research focuses on business relationships

Indirect sourcing, the opaque practice of subcontracting, is a root cause of safety risks and poor working conditions in Bangladesh. Released one year after the collapse of Rana Plaza became most deadly industrial accident in modern manufacturing, a new report by the Center examines a range of measures undertaken in the last year, none of which have yet addressed the fundamental problems facing the garment industry.

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Written Submission to the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations: Hearing on Prospects for Democratic Reconciliation and Workers' Rights in Bangladesh

The Center submitted analysis of the state of the garment industry in Bangladesh to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. The submission includes a comparison of the Accord and the Alliance, two factory safety initiatives, which is available in the downloadable PDF.

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