Over the past five years, the Center has expanded its work to address challenges facing the manufacturing, information technology, construction and investment sectors. Our staff members have taught hundreds of students and worked to create experiential learning opportunities exposing MBAs to real world human rights challenges that businesses confront. The Center has also connected universities around the globe to form an international network of business schools empowering tomorrow's leaders with critical skills related to business and human rights. We hope you'll join us for our reception on November 7th to celebrate the Center's 5th anniversary.
The conversation, entitled “A Tipping Point in Human Progress,” will explore how recent advancements in slashing extreme poverty, reducing hunger, and expanding peace are being chipped away due to weakened institutions and a lack of concerted, global commitment by national governments and the private sector.
Join us for a conversation between Mr. Farooq Kathwari and Mike Posner as they discuss Mr. Kathwari's career at Ethan Allen, his personal leadership ethos, and his advocacy efforts involving refugees.
Join us over lunch as David Kinley explains how to reform finance in ways that will salvage its legitimacy by making finance a friend to human rights, not their enemy.
Join Brad Smith, President of Microsoft and Michael Posner as they discuss the misuse and manipulation of internet platforms by third parties and how extremist content, fake news and intolerant discourse have spread across the web with real-world consequences.
Unfortunately our event with Mr. Edleman has been postponed until the fall. We will update you when we have a new date!
The Glass Room Workshop: New Technologies & Cyber Security: The Future Of Human Rights In The Information & Technology Space
Join us for an interactive workshop focused on the human rights impacts that result from new technology and increased cyber security. The workshop will be hosted by The Glass Room: A pop-up ‘tech space with a twist.
Unique among business schools, we offer first-year MBA students a paid opportunity to work at a multinational company on a business and human rights or sustainability challenge during their summer. Previous placements include: DirecTV Latin America, New Balance, PepsiCo, and PVH Corp.
We hope you'll join us for lunch on November 9th to learn more about this exciting opportunity!
Join Maina Kiai, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, to discuss his new report on workers' rights around the globe.
Join the Center and Visiting Scholar Justine Nolan for an informal lunch discussion on the future of human rights in business education.
The NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights and RFKennedy Compass Program at Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights hosted a workshop, Measuring Human Rights Performance: Metrics that Drive Change, 20 - 21 April at NYU in New York City.
Having an external view of CSR helps, tremendously when designing strategies to address human rights,” said Ron Popper, head of Corporate Responsibility at the electrical engineering giant ABB, during a roundtable event at NYU Stern’s Center for Business and Human Rights.
Partnering with the Conscious Capital New York City Chapter, the Center will explore the manner in which capital, when directed towards stakeholder-focused companies, can create opportunities for business and society to prosper together.
Join David Kienzler (JD 10) of the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, and Michael Posner, Director of the Center for Business and Human Rights for a lunchtime conversation about sustainable investing.
Join us for a talk by Joshua Cohen on the causes and consequences of high rates of worker exit at an Apple supplier in China.
Curious to know what the Center for Business & Human Rights is all about? Join Co-Directors Mike Posner and Sarah Labowitz for lunch on November 4th at 12:00pm.
This consultation is the last of a series of consultations that the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark has convened to seek feedback from stakeholders in order to make corporate human rights performance simpler to understand.
The Center co-hosted the first dialogue on President Obama’s National Action Plan on Responsible Business Conduct with the U.S. Council for International Business.
Christine Bader launched her book, "The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist: When Girl Meets Oil" at Stern.