Posted: 10/08/2018 | | Rolling application
PILnet is an international non-profit organization that is changing the way people think about public interest law. By bringing the public and private sectors of the legal profession together, PILnet protects and asserts the right and responsibility of all lawyers to represent the public interest. With offices and staff in New York, London, Budapest, Moscow, Beijing, and Hong Kong, PILnet is putting the techniques that have historically been used to benefit a powerful few to work for everyone, including the most vulnerable.
Research Fellow in Business and Human Rights at British Institute of International and Comparative LawPosted: 09/08/2018 | | Closing: 31/08/2018
The British Institute of International and Comparative Law is the foremost independent research and discussion body in the United Kingdom and one of the leading such bodies in the world. The Institute is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow in Business and Human Rights, to work on our various current and envisioned projects in this area.
Posted: 07/08/2018 | | Closing: 24/08/2018
The Business and Human Rights Division of Human Rights Watch (HRW) is seeking a law student intern with an interest in corporate accountability, poverty and inequality, and criminal justice, or related fields, who would like to expand their understanding and practical knowledge of human rights. Ideally, the intern will be available for 12 weeks starting in August or September 2018 in the Washington, D.C. office (start date is flexible).
Posted: 07/08/2018 | | Closing: 31/08/2018
The Business and Human Rights Division of Human Rights Watch (HRW) is seeking an Associate to provide administrative support to the team. The Business and Human Rights Division works to advance businesses’ respect for human rights globally as well as address human rights abuses associated with the internet, artificial intelligence, corruption, and poverty. The division conducts a wide range of work, including investigation, report writing, advocacy, and media work.
Posted: 03/08/2018 | | Closing: 31/08/2018
THE POSITION – KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
This is a new position which is created to further enhance the impact, effectiveness, and efficiency of our Weekly Update. Up to now the Weekly Update has been produced by researchers and managers. We seek an editor who will streamline our process, be responsible for the editorial content of the update, and keep improving the Update so it delivers delight to our committed and diverse audiences.
Posted: 03/08/2018 | | Closing: 24/08/2018
Members of the Tri-State Coalition leverage our collective shareholder voice to advocate for ethical and sustainable business practices that promote respect for human dignity and the common good. Founded in 1975, the Coalition has over forty years of experience with this form of work for economic and social justice, known as shareholder advocacy or shareholder engagement.
Posted: 31/07/2018 | | Rolling application
The Investor Alliance for Human Rights is looking for interns to assist the Program Director on coordinating broad-based investor advocacy on a range of human rights and business issues by completing research and analysis, assisting in corporate engagements and external communications.
The internship period is scheduled to run from September through December, 2018.
Posted: 26/07/2018 | | Rolling application
PEN America seeks an innovative and energetic project director to lead our efforts defending free speech and open discourse at U.S. colleges and universities. The director will drive forward PEN America’s work in shaping the national debate around free expression on campus, expanding the organization’s thought leadership, engagement, and outreach.
Posted: 23/07/2018 | | Closing: 31/08/2018
EMpower – The Emerging Markets Foundation builds opportunities for at-risk youth (age 10-24) in 15 emerging market countries. Harnessing the resources of the emerging market financial sector, EMpower makes grants to local organizations across three themes related to youth development: education, health and wellbeing, and livelihoods. EMpower has a global platform with offices in India, the United States, the United Kingdom, Singapore and Hong Kong, and a country presence in Turkey.
Legal Analyst for Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) and Reputational risks [English-/French-Speaking] at ECOFACT AGPosted: 23/07/2018 | | Closing: 17/08/2018
ECOFACT provides the knowledge required to navigate ESG risks and opportunities. We work primarily for banks, insurers, institutional investors, and international standard-setters. We help our clients to improve their understanding of credit, reputational, compliance and liability risks in the context of sustainability, ESG, human rights, and responsible business conduct.
Tasks and Responsibilities
The legal analyst will: