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.