Kevin Simmons, Villanova University, looks at the benefits of Benefit Corporations, a new form of corporate entity rising in the US.
Priya Shah, student at University of Warwick, examines the link between the UK’s Modern Slavery Act and SDG Target 8.7.
How can the legal community help meet the challenges of sustainable development? Expert guest blog by Farooq Ullah.
Why investors should care about business and human rights in the digital age. Expert guest blog by Isabel Ebert of University of St Gallen.
Micky Doherty, Pro Bono Intern at A4ID shares his thoughts on Module 1 of A4ID’s Law and Development Training Programme.
Lawyers can help companies take human rights seriously. Expert guest blog by Anna Kirkpatrick of Clifford Chance LLP.
Edward Millett questions whether the law can help financial institutions make the transition to environmentally responsible investment.
John Christensen, Director of the Tax Justice Network, describes how lawyers can be “at the heart” of unjust tax practices, but that the work of many lawyers has been pivotal to the tax justice movement.
Michael Woolcock, Lead Social Scientist at the World Bank Research Group and lecturer at Harvard University, shares his thoughts on the importance of lawyers understanding the field of development and the ‘bigger picture’ underlying their pro bono work.
Chief Executive Yasmin Batliwala discusses the Sustainable Development Goals and calls on the legal industry to assist in achieving these in The Times Law Brief.