Business & Human Rights

  • Experts Suggest New Laws to Combat Surveillance Capitalism

    March 31, 2021

    A panel of academics met recently at the South by Southwest conference to discuss how laws addressing surveillance capitalism, in particular how much data can be collected, should be established in order to protect Americans.

  • MIT Sloan Conference: Social Justice and Technology

    March 31, 2021

    Human rights experts meeting at a MIT Sloan Tech conference discussed technological advances and the responsibility companies have to discover the human rights implications of their work.

  • SEC Moves Towards Exercising ESG and Climate Disclosure Powers

    March 30, 2021

    The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) has taken a major step towards requiring companies to disclose information relating to ESG and climate impacts, forming a Task Force focusing on climate and ESG issues.

  • BNY Mellon and WEF Partner to Shape Capital Markets

    March 23, 2021

    BNY Mellon and the World Economic Forum (WEF) have joined forces through a partnership in which BNY Mellon will work with WEF’s multi-stakeholder community on initiatives aimed at shaping the future of capital markets, including building a more inclusive financial system.

  • Facebook Sets New Corporate Human Rights Policy

    March 23, 2021

    Facebook has enacted a corporate human rights policy and will begin reporting critical human rights issues, such as risks to freedom of expression, to its board of directors, and will release an annual public report detailing how it is addressing human rights concerns stemming from its business practices, policies or products.

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