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About Joanne Bauer

Joanne Bauer is an Adjunct Professor at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, where she teaches courses on business and human rights. She also co-leads an international initiative on teaching business and human rights, and serves as an adviser to a number of civil society initiatives in the business and human rights field. Find her on twitter @JoanneBauer

Articles by Joanne Bauer

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

The problem with corporate social responsibility

The problem with an approach that lets business define corporate responsibility is that it is not grounded in a set of principles about what it means to be a responsible business. Corporate social responsibility is whatever companies want it to be, and often, what is most convenient.

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