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  • House Republicans Seek Information about Foreign Funding of U.S. Universities

    August 05, 2020

    After an Education Department investigation that "uncovered over $6.5 billion of previously unreported foreign donations," Reps. Jim Jordan of Ohio, James Comer of Kentucky, and Virginia Foxx of North Carolina — the ranking members on the Judiciary, Oversight, and Education committees, respectively — requested Harvard University, Yale University, the University of Chicago, the University of Delaware, New York University, and the University of Pennsylvania provide answers about all of their gifts from and contacts with the governments of or businesses and nationals from China, Russia, Qatar, Iran, and Saudi Arabia by next Monday.

  • WaPo: Twitter Combats Chinese Propaganda Operations

    June 14, 2020

    In an attempt to combat false narratives from the Communist Party of China on Twitter, the social media company deleted nearly 170,000 accounts related to Chinese propaganda operations.

  • Google Sued Over Data Collection from Users in Incognito Mode

    June 07, 2020

    Google, which has recently been faced with legal challenges around the world over its intrusive data collection practices, is being hit with a class action lawsuit in the U.S. claiming that its tracking of users in private modes violates user privacy.

  • Carnegie Paper Promotes Contested Approach to Cybersecurity Norm Generation

    March 02, 2020

    A Carnegie Endowment for International Peace research paper presents the case that a fragmented, contested and organic development of cybersecurity norms is the better path forward than a top-down, centralized normative approach.

  • Hague Rules on Business and Human Rights Arbitration Expand Scope of Business Arbitration

    February 25, 2020

    The recently released Hague Rules on Business and Human Rights Arbitration have been published to assist and encourage the widening of the ambit of arbitration beyond commercial disputes to those concerning the effect of commercial activities on human rights.

  • GRI to Add Examples of Corporate SDG Reporting Practices

    February 25, 2020

    In 2020, the Global Reporting Initiative ("GRI") plans to add Examples of Corporate SDG Reporting Practices to its portfolio of available best practices for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

  • Wagner and Kuklis: EU Needs a Single Institution to Tackle Problem of Online Disinformation

    January 08, 2020

    Ben Wagner and Lubos Kuklis explain their proposal for the creation of a new single European institution which could act as an auditing intermediary to ensure that the data provided to regulators by social media companies are accurate.

  • SEC Scrutiny of ESG Investment Funds May Lead to Stronger Foundation for Constructing Socially Responsible Portfolios

    January 07, 2020

    Citing a Wall Street Journal report, Investment News reports that the Securities and Exchange Commission is examining funds that represent they invest in companies that advance environmental, social and governance goals, such as promoting sustainable development, slowing climate change, and increasing diversity and inclusion.

  • UNCTAD Develops Guidance to Measure Business Contributions to SDGs

    December 04, 2019

    In cooperation with the Intergovernmental  Working Group of Experts on International Standards of Accounting and Reporting ("ISAR"), the UN Conference on Trade and Development ("UNCTAD") has developed a guidance tool to measure the contribution of the private sector to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

  • Human Rights Groups Urge U.S. Senators to Pass ILLICIT CASH Act

    November 20, 2019

    In a letter to United States Senators, ten human rights organizations are urging passage of a proposed law they maintain would provide law enforcement officials with a tool for stemming corruption and advancing human rights.

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