Business & Human Rights

  • Swiss Data Protection Regulator Outlines Framework for Transferring Data to the SEC

    August 25, 2021

    Following the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) requirement that those registered must maintain certain books and records, the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (“Swiss DPC”) released its framework for SEC registrants to be able to provide personal data in response to SEC examination and inspection requests, while maintaining compliance with Swiss data protection laws.

  • Pioneer Professor of Stakeholder Capitalism Theory says there is « No Going Back »

    August 25, 2021

    R. Edward Freeman, professor at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business and pioneer of the theory of Stakeholder Capitalism explores, in an interview with, the history of the theory, current debate, and his opinion that now that the discussion is mainstream, there is no going back.

  • Tim Cook: Tech industry Needs to Rebuild User Trust After Privacy Losses

    August 25, 2021

    As people increasingly view privacy as a mainstream issue, Apple CEO, Tim Cook stated in a recent interview the some users trust has been taken advantage of by tech firms and that he feels it is essential to rebuild that trust through means including, in some cases, where necessary, regulation.

  • Bank of America, Lowe's Sponsored CRT training Urging Whites to ‘Cede Power to People of Color'

    August 23, 2021

    Christopher Rufo, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, revealing the critical race theory challenge that Bank of America, Lowe's, and Truist Financial Corporation sponsored through United Way entitled  « Racial Equity 21-Day Challenge » which claims that America is systemically and institutionally racist, encourages participants to "decolonize [their] mind[s]", and urges white people to "cede power to people of color."

  • UN Experts Call for Moratorium on Sale of Surveillance Technology

    August 18, 2021

    Concerned that surveillance technology is being used to « monitor, intimidate and silence human rights defenders, journalists and political opponents », a panel of human rights experts have called on the UN member states to place a moratorium on the sale of surveillance technology until there are regulations in place that protects human rights.

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