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.
In September 2015, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by world leaders and came into force on 1 January 2016.
From 23 – 26 November 2015, A4ID CEO Yasmin Batliwala attended the Commonwealth People’s Forum – a gathering of third and public sector professionals from across the Commonwealth.
Our CEO, Yasmin, comments on the importance of free flowing legal advice in the developing world.
“I want to tell the world that we need peace – stop the war. We need to make sure children and women are protected. People who rape need to be arrested.” – Félicité, aged 13, who was raped in DRC.