Business & Human Rights Resource Centre: Here’s how stakeholders can engage effectively to build a new corporate model

This article is part of Business & Human Rights Resource Centre’s Rethinking Corporate Governance blog series.

“Are investors well-positioned to represent human rights interests? This is core to a debate about new models of ‘stakeholder capitalism,’ particularly given last year’s Business Roundtable’s statement on corporate purpose.

As Paul Rissman points out in a prior blog in this series, “One quarter of US assets are now managed by shareholders who claim to be interested in returns driven by social and environmental considerations”, and they are pushing companies to act more responsibly.”