Business & Human Rights in the Age of Trump

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Monday, August 28, 2017

On May 22, 2017, the Teaching Business and Human Rights Forum hosted a public event at Columbia University as part of it's 7th annual workshop. Business & Human Rights in the Age of Trump examined corporate responsibility, sustainability, and human rights in the era of President Trump. 

The event featured panelists working in business, on policy advocacy, and from the media providing insight on the new and evolving relationships between government, civil society, business, and media based upon their own experience and observations of the first months of the Trump administration.

Panelists included:

  • Laura Gitman, Senior Vice President, BSR
  • Michael Hudson, Senior Editor, International Consortium of Investigative Jourrnalists
  • Amol Mehra, Executive Director, International Corporate Accountability Roundtable
  • Joanne Bauer, Senior Researcher, Institute for the Study of Human Rights, Columbia University (Moderator)

Click here for full audio recording of the event.

The Teaching Business and Human Rights Forum is a platform for collaboration among individuals teaching business and human rights worldwide. The Forum consists of over 280 professors or trainers in more than 180 institutions, in 32 countries.