In early 2019, we released Tackling Domestic Disinformation: What Social Media Companies Need to Do, a detailed look at false content generated in the U.S. that undermines democracy.
Last week, the Center for Entrepreneurship Development (CED) at BRAC University in Dhaka, Bangladesh, published the results of what we assume will be the first phase of its digital mapping project of the country’s ready-made garment (RMG) sector. Our Research Director, Dorothee Baumann-Pauly offers her thoughts on the project.
The Guardian has brought attention back to poor conditions in the apparel industry in Bangladesh with a story about the pop music group the Spice Girls. The incident shows that to prevent labor-rights issues from recurring, more holistic approaches are needed, both at the brand level and at a systemic level.
On September 14-15, the NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights hosted the fourth annual Business and Human Rights Scholars conference, co-organized with the Global Business and Human Right Scholars’ Association. The meeting brought together more than 40 academics from all over the world.
Center for Business and Human Rights Director, Michael Posner, writes that the current State Department is neglecting American values by instituting a ridiculously strict refugee admission policy. To support this view he details the various strides America has taken to promote refugee policies following World War II.