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.
When Tuesday, 24 April 2018 from 8.30 – 14.30 (BST) in London and 10:00 – 15:30 (CEST) in Brussels, Paris and Frankfurt. Where London: Mayer Brown International LLP, 201 Bishopgate, London, EC2M 3AF Brussels: Mayer Brown International LLP, Avenue des Arts 52, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium Frankfurt: Mayer Brown International LLP, Friedich-Ebert-Anlage 98, 60327, Frankfurt am Main, Germany Paris: Mayer Brown International LLP, [...]
Yasmin Batliwala will be speaking in March about some of the work A4ID has been doing in respect to gender equality and gender mainstreaming.
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.
Yasmin Batliwala was invited to speak at the UN Global Forum on Business and Human Rights at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland this year.