PEOPLE

We are currently recruiting a Research Director, and expect to announce who will be joining us in this role by late summer 2018.

For specialized research and projects, MSI Integrity also hires individuals with particular experience or expertise to provide research and analytical advice. These individuals are not listed above.

MSI Integrity is currently developing an Advisory Group and expanding our Board of Directors. We welcome suggestions for these positions, and expect to complete this process by the end of 2018.

Partners

MSI Integrity partners with academic institutions and local, national, and international organizations to explore the impact and value of multi-stakeholder and other voluntary initiatives as human rights tools.

We recently launched a Global Research Network to encourage researchers and practitioners interested in MSIs to critically examine whether MSIs are effective tools, and to deepen research into MSIs. The network is led by a steering committee of leading scholars, researchers and practitioners from both the Global North and Global South.

Our project partnerships include:

Network Fighting Hunger in Cameroon (RELUFA)forthcoming research project into affected community experiences of transnational multi-stakeholder initiatives.

Harvard Law School’s International Human Rights ClinicMSI Evaluation Tool, five pilot evaluations of MSIs.

Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy at the Graduate Institute, Geneva and the John Parke Young Initiative on the Global Economy at Occidental College, Global Research Network on MSIs.

Miller & Chevalierdatabase of transnational multi-stakeholder initiatives

The Duke Human Rights Center at the Kenan Institute for Ethicsdatabase of transnational multi-stakeholder initiatives.

Social Impact Hubproject to research existing impact measurement tools and analyze those tools that may be applicable to assessing the impact of MSIs from a human rights perspective.

Banyan School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) Advocates, MSI Evaluation Tool.

Stanford Law School’s International Human Rights Clinic, MSI Evaluation Tool.

Several organizations provided support during our 2013 Global Consultation and Review Process to enable the process to be globally held. We thank the following organizations for their assistance in hosting events around the world:  The Center for Applied Legal Studies at Witwatersrand University (Johannesburg, South Africa), Jindal Global Law School (Sonipat, India), Jorge Tadeo University (Bogota, Colombia), the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Den Haag, Netherlands), La Trobe University School of Business (Melbourne, Australia), the Law, Governance, and Development Initiative at the Australian National University College of Law (Canberra, Australia), the Australian Human Rights Centre at the University of New South Wales Law School (Sydney, Australia), The Netherlands Embassy (Washington, DC), the Center for Business and Human Rights at NYU Stern Business School (New York, NY), and the World Bank (Washington, DC).

BECOME A PROJECT PARTNER

Interested in partnering with MSI Integrity? Contact us to discuss opportunities to work together.