The U.S .Department of State has appointed Herman G. Kaiser Chair in International Law Evelyn Aswad to serve on its Stakeholder Advisory Board, which makes recommendations on issues involving business and human rights. In particular, the Board provides recommendations on the Department’s implementation of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s Guidelines for Multinational Corporations. The OECD Guidelines are a multilateral and comprehensive corporate social responsibility code of conduct, endorsed by over 40 governments. The Board members are from business, civil society, labor and academia, including Medtronic, HP, The Coca Cola Company, Oxfam, the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable, and the AFL-CIO. “I am delighted to participate in discussions on these very timely issues with this group of experts from various sectors. . If there are OU students who would like to focus some of their pro bono hours researching these types of business and human rights issues, please contact me. I could certainly use some assistance in the upcoming year!” said Professor Aswad. For additional information on the Board, see http://www.state.gov/e/eb/oecd/usncp/us/index.htm#4 (link, opens in new window).
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