NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights letter to President Obama regarding the U.S. National Action Plan on Responsible Business Conduct

As it finalizes its own National Action Plan, Michael Posner and Sarah Labowitz encourage the President to include meaningful changes to US policies and practices that set a new standard for government action to advance efforts by businesses to respect human rights.

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NYU Center for Business and Human Rights resigns its membership in the Global Network Initiative

After significant consideration, we have decided to withdraw our membership from the GNI. The board’s vote on the terms of an agreement to admit the Industry Dialogue companies in March 2017 and today's announcement that seven of the ID companies have accepted does not set GNI on a strong course for the future, at a moment when addressing issues of human rights in the technology sector is more pressing than ever.

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