Based on our knowledge and research insights, we author opinion pieces and commentaries on topics relating to our workstreams to convey our work to a larger audience including business executives.
Prof. Dorothée Baumann-Pauly and Prof. Michael Posner co-authored the Financial Times op-ed titled “Ethics of Cobalt Mining Must Be Taken Seriously by Traders”.
Businesses face an increasing range of human rights issues that can directly impact their core business strategies. But, argue Dorothée Baumann-Pauly and Michael Posner, business education needs to catch up with this emerging field.
This article urge companies in the battery supply chain to make concrete commitments and long-term investments to ensure safe and fair mining of cobalt. Read the 5 recommendations they make in the link below.
- Looking back to move forward: two decades of advancing company guidance on how to operate in complex environments
This Business and Human Rights Journal blog from Nelleke Van Amstel and Dorothee Baumann-Pauly emphasizes the importance of human rights due diligence in complex environments.
In this op-ed published on Swissinfo, Dorothee Baumann-Pauly and Serra Cremer Iyi argue that cobalt must be included in the new Swiss responsible business legislation.