GOVERNANCE & ACCOUNTABILITY WORKSTREAM
Corporations have become increasingly global--their structures, activities and influence extending well beyond national boundaries. While international trade and investment law have developed in parallel with this globalizing dynamic, international law addressing the social impacts and role of corporations has failed to keep pace.
BUSINESS & INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSTREAM
Increasingly, business is engaging in international development issues individually and in partnership with others. Engagement is taking place through core business activities, traditional philanthropy, and new multi-stakeholder alliances.
STUDENTS & CURRICULUM
CSRI works closely with the Kennedy School's Business and Government Policy Interest Council to plan events and other extracurricular activities for students and the wider community, and engages as well with students at Harvard Business School, the Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard Law School, the Fletcher School at Tufts University, and the Sloan School at MIT. Additionally, several courses offered at HKS relate to the core workstreams of the Initiative. These include:
Corporate Social Responsibility (BGP-230M) Lydenberg, Nelson, Ruggie
Global Governance (IGA-103) Ruggie
Business and Human Rights (IGA-331M) Ruggie