Professor Michael Posner is on faculty at NYU’s Stern School of Business, where he is launching the first center on business and human rights at a business school. He received his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, and led Human Rights First, a New York-based human rights advocacy organization. Posner has been a prominent voice in support of human rights protections in global business operations in supply chains, the extractives industry, and in information and communications technology. From 2009-2013 Posner served as Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor. He has represented the U.S. around the globe and is recognized as a leader in advancing a rights-based approach to national security. Posner will be a keynote speaker on Law and Business Day, Friday March 7th at the Nobel Peace Prize Forum.
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