Corporate / NGO Engagement

Passing judgement on organizations that offer me research consultancies ?

By / March 22, 2022 / Comments Off on Passing judgement on organizations that offer me research consultancies ?

Is it really my place as an academic researcher to pass judgement on organizations that offer me research consultancies in areas that align with my expertise? After all, my research is unbiased and well executed. Isn’t it better that I provide clients with sound academic research rather than turn down their work, which increases the […]

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Engaging with Business to Encourage Responsible Behavior

By mwd / February 24, 2022 / Comments Off on Engaging with Business to Encourage Responsible Behavior

Reflections on Ethics and Policy EngagementSie Center, University of Denver The challenges: How to collaborate with business representatives in ways that generate fruitful conversations while maintaining your own integrity and reputation How to recommend partnerships with business to solve global problems without damaging the partners’ reputation and legitimacy or providing business with a shield against […]

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How to engage with companies

By ahm@reed.edu / February 16, 2022 / Comments Off on How to engage with companies

My research has generated findings that could improve corporate social responsibility but I am worried that it could also enhance the power of companies that take my advice. Are there ways to engage with the private sector that avoids the potential for giving large companies even more power than they already have?

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Matrix: writing for policy audiences, economic/tech space

By mwd / December 22, 2021 / Comments Off on Matrix: writing for policy audiences, economic/tech space

The challenge: Providing policy advice on corporate engagement to one’s university from a human rights perspective, while being far removed from corporate decision-making. Providing advice to the university as a professor but in a context that operates according to different norms from her teaching and research responsibilities. The background and policy setting: Hertel became an […]

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