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.
This piece authored by Dorothée Baumann-Pauly and Serra Cremer Iyi in the special edition “Commodities” (Agefi & Finanz und Wirtschaft) highlights the unique leverage commodity traders have in driving respect for human rights.
In the current context of ethnic conflict in Ethiopia, Dorothée Baumann-Pauly looks back in this article on the report “Made in Ethiopia: Challenges in the Garment Industry’s New Frontier” that was published in 2019 when Ethiopia was still considered one of Africa’s economic wunderkinds.
In this op-ed, Prof. Dorothee Baumann-Pauly and Serra Cremer Iyi point out that mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo is risky because of the prevalence of artisanal small-scale mining.
This article from Dorothée Baumann-Pauly is published online on the Council on Foreign Relations blog.
In this op-ed published in Le Temps, Dorothée Baumann-Pauly and Sarah Dekkiche recommend moving away from the polarized and emotional debates surrounding the Responsible Business Initiative and rather refocusing on the definition of common standards and measures across different industrial sectors.