On Wednesday, April 11, 2007, the Public and Nonprofit Management Policy Program and the Office of International Programs at NYU Wagner will host a presentation by Richard Locke on “Labor Standards and Global Corporate Responsibility.” The event, part of the Wagner School series Accountability and Governance will begin at 6:30 p.m. at school’s home in the Puck Building, 2nd Floor, 295 Lafayette Street @Houston, Manhattan.
Richard Locke will discuss his findings from a worldwide research project examining the enforcement of labor standards in global supply chains, and what this means for often under-paid, over-worked laborers. At the base of his analysis is a unique data set generated from factory audits of working conditions in more than 800 suppliers in 51 countries around the world, as well as field research in Bangladesh, China, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, India, and Mexico.
- Who: Richard Locke, Alvin J. Siteman professor of entrepreneurship and professor of management and political science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
- What: A presentation on “Labor Standards and Global Corporate Responsibility,” co-sponsored by the Public and Nonprofit Management and Policy program and the Office of International Programs at NYU Wagner.
- Where: NYU Wagner, the Puck Building, 2nd Floor Conference Room, 295 Lafayette Street.
- When: Wednesday, April 11, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
The event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to https://www.nyu.edu/wagner/events/laborstandards.php