Innovative scholarship is essential to bridge the gap between theory and practice in the emerging field of business and human rights.
The Center produces academic and popular writing and develops new teaching resources on business and human rights. The Center contributes to an emerging body of scholarship at the intersection of business ethics, management, and law. We regularly participate in academic conferences in these fields and publish articles in scholarly journals.
Read our latest report examining 12 leading frameworks for assessing companies’ social practices and impacts, Putting the 'S' in ESG: Measuring Human Rights Performance for Investors.
- Dorothée Baumann-Pauly, Andreas Georg Scherer, Guido Palazzo Managing Institutional Complexity: A Longitudinal Study of Legitimacy Strategies at a Sportswear Brand Company Journal of Business Ethics (2015): 1-21. Springer Netherlands. Web
- Justine Nolan, Michael Posner & Sarah Labowitz Beyond Kiobel: Alternative Remedies for Sustained Human Rights Protection The American Journal of International Law and AJIL Unbound (2014): E-48-54. (PDF)
- Business and Human Rights Young Researchers Summit, St. Gallen, Switzerland, April 2016
- Columbia University Teaching Business and Human Rights Forum, New York, New York, May 2016
- Business and Human Rights Scholars Conference, Seattle, Washington, September 2016
- BHRIGHT Network
- Columbia University Teaching Business and Human Rights Network