Taking A Stand


Corporate social license is contingent on community input and consent. How can corporations stand with Human Rights Defenders, ensure their security, and safeguard civic freedoms, including the right to free speech and to protest?

Simon Ostrovsky, our moderator, is a Soviet-born Russian American documentary filmmaker and journalist, known for his coverage of the 2014 crisis in Ukraine. Ostrovsky has won an Emmy Award in 2013 for his work with VICE and his series Russian Roulette was nominated for two Emmys. Ostrovsky is also a recipient of the Alfred I. duPont–Columbia University Award.