To accompany its major report, Not Fit-For-Purpose, MSI Integrity partnered with Harvard Law School’s International Human Rights Clinic in the cross-posted blog series, “Rethinking Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives.” The series shares critical perspectives on MSIs from a range of voices, with a particular focus on whether they are working for rights holders and whether we need to rethink the role of MSIs as human rights tools.
Read the introduction to the series by Tyler Giannini and Amelia Evans here.
External contributions have closed, but please stay tuned for forthcoming mixed media that will be shared on this page, including a Q&A with MSI Integrity’s Executive Director, Amelia Evans, reflecting on the blog series.
- October 8, 2020, “Restructuring MSIs to Improve Social Compliance in Supply Industries,” by Zobaida Khan.
- October 1, 2020, “Time to Bury MSIs?—Not so Fast,” by Bennett Freeman.
- September 17, 2020, “MSIs and the Search to Cure the Governance Gap,” by Judy Gearhart.
- September 3, 2020, “Be Wary of the Fox(es): A Power Analysis of MSIs,” by Rebecca Tweedie and Tyler Giannini.
- August 27, 2020, “Are Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives Mere Lip Service for Local Communities?” by Jaff Bamenjo.
- August 20, 2020: “Where Is the Debate About Democracy and Multi-stakeholder Governance?” by Harris Gleckman.
- July 30, 2020: “Regulating Responsible Business Conduct” by Manon Wolfkamp, David Ollivier de Leth and Mariëtte van Huijstee.
- July 23, 2020: “Binding Brands to Create Change” by Christie Miedema.