Measuring Human Rights for Investors
14:00 – 15:30
Centre International de Conférences Genève - Room D
The ‘S’ in ESG covers many aspects, including human rights. It faces greater measurement challenges than the ‘E’ in ESG. Data on companies’ social performance is typically in short supply and not very robust. In this panel, we will discuss how banks currently address these challenges to advance Human Rights.
Christian LeitzHead Corporate Responsibility - UBS
Raul ManjarinHead of Sustainability Risk Wealth Management, Credit Suisse
Raul Manjarin is Head of Sustainability Risk Wealth Management at Credit Suisse. He was previously Business Development Manager at RepRisk AG, and Managing Partner at ECOFACT AG.
Suzanne SpearsFounder and Principal - Paxus LLP
In addition to being a lawyer, with a J.D. from Columbia University School of Law, Ms. Spears is a political and social scientist by background, with a master’s from Colombia’s School of International and Public Affairs, and a bachelor’s in International Relations from Tufts University.
Dorothée Baumann-PaulyDirector - Geneva Center for Business and Human Rights
Dorothée Baumann-Pauly is a Professor at the Geneva University's School of Economics and Management as well as the Director of the Geneva Center for Business and Human Rights, inaugurated in 2019 by the University of Geneva (UniGE) - the first human rights center at a business school in Europe. Since 2013, she is the Research Director at the NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights. As a specialist in business ethics and with extensive practical experience in implementing human rights in multipartite contexts, Ms. Baumann-Pauly has authored numerous publications at the intersection of business ethics, corporate responsibility, private governance mechanisms, and human rights. Over the past decade, she has taught on various human rights-related subjects both in the United States and in Europe.