Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Human Rights and Corporations: Investigating Human Trafficking in the Global Labor Supply Chain


Conference Dates:
Feb. 9-10, 2013

As part of the 2013 Social Enterprise Conference, presented by students of Harvard BusinessSchool and HarvardKennedy School, there will be a special panel:
 
Human Rights and Corporations:
Investigating Human Trafficking in the Global Labor Supply Chain

Sunday, February 10, 2013
HarvardBusiness School
11:15 AM- 12:30 PM
(Room TBD)

Moderator:

Sandra J. Sucher
Professor of Management Practice
HarvardBusiness School
Panelists:

Carol Smolenski
Executive Director, ECPAT-USA

Letty Ashworth
General Manager for Global Diversity, Delta Air Lines

Shawn MacDonald
Director of Programs and Research, Verité

Closing Remarks by:

AlisonKiehl Friedman
Deputy Director, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, U.S. Department of State


PANEL: HUMAN RIGHTS AND CORPORATIONS: Investigating Human Trafficking in the Global Labor Supply Chain

Where & When
Date: Feb. 10, 2013
Time: 11:15 am - 12:30 pm
Location: HarvardBusiness School (room TBD)


 The rapid globalization of the world economy has given rise to a complex web of labor supply. This panel will start with a general discussion of a corporation's role in monitoring human rights, followed by a detailed discussion of the issue of human trafficking in industries. Panelists and attendees will discuss topics such as a corporation's level of responsibility in monitoring its supply chain; how does a multi-national corporation effectively address human rights issues due to conflicting definitions; and recent examples of promising practices in tackling human trafficking and labor abuse.

REGISTRATION AND FEE ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND.
Please note you must register for the entire day to attend the panel. SUNDAY TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE.
Thank you!

REGISTRATION LINK






CarrCenter for Human Rights Policy, Harvard University
79 John F. Kennedy St., #14
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
(617) 495-5819

Please visit the Social Enterprise Conference website for any changes to the schedule:
Conference Website
For more information, please contact Christina Bain, Director of the Carr Center's Program on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery:
Phone: 617.496.9308
Email: Christina_Bain@harvard.edu

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