via UConn School of Business
Business law professor Stephen Park and UConn colleagues have been awarded a $265,000 research grant under UConn’s Academic Plan to investigate ways to protect and promote human rights in the business world.
The Business and Human Rights Initiative, which will be funded from the research grant, seeks to establish UConn as a global leader in this emerging business field through conferences and workshops, support for UConn researchers, and public engagement.
via UConn Today
An interdisciplinary team of researchers seek to advance respect for human rights within the business sector by integrating academic theory and research, classroom teaching and learning, and community engagement and dialogue through the Business and Human Rights Engaged Research Project. Human Rights Institute researchers Glenn Mitoma (Neag School of Education) and Molly Land (UConn Law), and Stephen Park (School of Business), will lead the project.