GNI is excited to announce a transition in organizational leadership. With Judith Licthenberg moving on from GNI, the board has unanimously appointed Jason Pielemeier as its new Executive Director.
GNI has published the Assessment Toolkit, a common methodology to be used by all assessors drawing from the Global Reporting Initiative, UNGPs, and previous assessments. The GNI Board will review company assessments on a rolling basis across its first three meetings in 2019.
In accordance with GNI’s Governance Charter, and following extensive deliberations and consultations, GNI is pleased to publish updates we have made to the GNI Principles for Freedom of Expression and Privacy and the Implementation Guidelines.
At the State Department Internet Freedom Technology Showcase held in New York on Sept 26, 2015, Ambassador Power urged internet companies "to embrace the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, to join the Global Network Initiative."
On December 1, 2014, the Telecommunications Industry Dialogue and GNI held the second of their two Joint Learning Forums for the year 2014.
Applications will be accepted from November 21, 2014 until January 9, 2015 from organizations interested in becoming accredited assessors for the Global Network Initiative.
The Global Network Initiative is pleased to welcome its newest member, the Center for Business and Human Rights at New York University Stern School of Business.
The Global Network Initiative will host a roundtable at RightsCon in San Francisco, entitled “Toward Accountability: Reflecting on ICT Industry Action To Protect User Rights.” on Tuesday March 4, 4-5pm.
On May 5, 2009, the GNI participated in a panel entitled, “The GNI’s Multistakeholder Approach” at the first annual Yahoo! Business & Human Rights Summit.
The summit was organized by Yahoo!’s Business & Human Rights Program, which brings […]