Business & Human Rights

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UConn Wins Global Recognition for Ethical Supply Chain Efforts

'UConn has established itself as one of the premier institutions in the country in the area of human rights and ethical sourcing'

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Hurting the Planet is not Only Bad for Humanity, It Can Be Bad for Business

An argument could be made that socially responsible investing and sustainable finance will need to dramatically grow in order to avert the next financial crisis, says Stephen Park of UConn.

Business and Human Rights - Stephen Park, professor of business law, presents recommendations to the U.N. Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Geneva, Switzerland on Feb. 21 (UConn School of Business)

Business and Human Rights

When a United Nations committee met last month in Geneva, Switzerland, to prepare new guidance on business and human rights, six UConn faculty offered suggestions to bolster the international treaty.

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Furthering the Study of Human Rights in Business

Business law professor Stephen Park and UConn colleagues have been awarded a $265,000 research grant under UConn's Academic Plan to investigate ways to protect and promote human rights in the business world.

Chris Avery, founder of The Business and Human Rights Resource Centre, accepted the 2013 Thomas J. Dodd Prize in International Justice and Human Rights at Konover Auditorium. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Dodd Prize Highlights Business Link to Global Human Rights

Human rights in a global economy requires oversight.