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Law Professor, Univ. of Washington, Director, Sustainable Development Grad. Program; Editor in chief, @BHRJournal; Member @WGBizHRs; President @Uniformlaws

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Joined Twitter 7/6/11


"Maximizing shareholder profits no longer can be the primary goal of corporations" say group of top CEOs from compa… https://t.co/SIDrDKbd7t
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryThings I never thought I’d read #1: Major US corp lobby group tells its members to put environmental protection,… https://t.co/heYZktte8g
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryComing soon: During #UNGA74 @FinComSlavery are launching a blueprint for accelerated action to address… https://t.co/puuw5PKr7d
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8/21
2019
Super excited to announce that the Levees book (discussing our vision of stock market regulation) that I wrote with… https://t.co/OF5g0XrU7L
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8/20
2019
Follow us for updates on responsible business practices in Asia-Pacific! Any news in the biz&human rights sphere we… https://t.co/71B9heu5Zr
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8/15
2019
Almost a billion children live in countries where the #SDGs remain out of reach. Many live in border towns between… https://t.co/vVhYMD1hVU
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryMost companies can be involved with a large number of potential #humanrights impacts and, due to legitimate resourc… https://t.co/wnRNfCTRKa
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryClimate change has ripple effects. Some of the most devastating chain reactions to climate change are: 🔹Extreme wea… https://t.co/FU1HumtHbG
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryThe UN fact-finding mission’s report released this week on #Myanmar and the strong links between the military and c… https://t.co/fv3t3vumFE
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryBlondie still awesome. Deborah Harry singing Sunday Girl in Seattle. She is opening for Elvis Costello. Shouldn’t E… https://t.co/FXZSKofRjo
8/11
2019
Honored to be a commissioner and part of this financial sector blueprint against trafficking and modern slavery. S… https://t.co/7jOfHDZbwK
8/2
2019
The @BHRJournal blog is organizing a symposium on the revised draft of the binding treaty. If you would like to co… https://t.co/j0JhQZ9yTd
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7/18
2019
Presiding over first day of @uniformlaws annual meeting in Alaska in our 128th year. Acts under consideration today… https://t.co/nosTLnxW3K
7/13
2019
#China accepts #UPR recommendations to guarantee that business operations conducted by industries in its jurisdicti… https://t.co/3lkRAbZ4jV
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7/8
2019
UN #BizHumanRights experts urge governments & businesses to take transformative measures to eliminate discriminatio… https://t.co/nL5Ia20DT1
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryWG on transnational corporations chair @ProfSuryaDeva noted at #hrc41 that Australia & UK are only countries w/spec… https://t.co/srCuAH4VQ7
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryApply now for the UiB/@ihrb /Rafto #BizHumanRights Masters course in Bergen. Application deadline 19 August! Read m… https://t.co/EalvcY0iUB
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryAppreciated the opportunity, with 🇦🇺 PR Mansfield in Geneva, to brief Human Rights Commissioner Bachelet on Austral… https://t.co/ArrQDcTdng
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryThanks to the Government of the #Netherlands @DutchMFA for hosting the fourth and final session of the Financial Se… https://t.co/sAACkbHaui
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7/1
2019
Joined my co-commissioners from @FinComSlavery in the Hague at final meeting. Great discussion of Dutch banking sec… https://t.co/k2WGHzid3yWomen account for half the world’s population but only 24% of parliamentarians. On Sunday's #WorldParliamentDay s… https://t.co/usNJHd5uoZ
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6/30
2019
Speaking today on @WGBizHRs and #UNGPs at conference on human rights in times of contestation hosted by Centre for… https://t.co/LT79IKIh1lMichael Addo and I spoke on a panel today in Nuremberg on business and human rights - part of the problem or soluti… https://t.co/rmjJUvcOV7"This investment approach which ignores community feedback is costing Chinese firms dearly." says @nataliebfields v… https://t.co/5bX7zPpPmV
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryFORTY-ONE?!?!?! https://t.co/DuuxEouuCD
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryUN Freedom of Expression expert @davidakaye calls for "moratorium on the sale, transfer and use of surveillance too… https://t.co/KDmlBgxvnq
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryThe experts agree- national action plans an important part of a State’s business and human rights commitment. I emp… https://t.co/1dCm5dBXFl1/ Today I participated in a Congressional hearing that discussed a bill on a new environmental licensing law in… https://t.co/mKoVaCA7i7
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6/28
2019
Women human rights defenders are at the forefront of the struggle for corporate accountability, and 95% of our defe… https://t.co/jHyukbhGfj
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryA pleasure working with @ARamasastry & @claire_ob1 today as @GBIHR contributed insights from a business perspective… https://t.co/dZerfLGsgK
Retweeted by Anita RamasastrySupport widows’ rights to build a new life after personal loss on Sunday's #WidowsDay & every day.… https://t.co/GwrDJsX8vK
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryNow online! The #Oslo Statement on Corruption involving vast quantities of assets. Over 140 experts from more than… https://t.co/vQOe3dXG7j
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryI’m joining @claire_ob1 in giving testimony today on behalf of @WGBizHRs on national action plans and #UNGPs in cou… https://t.co/AKHK8OMInC
6/27
2019
Minister of Law of #Malaysia officially launched today the process of drafting a #NAP on #bizhumanrights at the Hig… https://t.co/qlPhgAiVst
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6/25
2019
Myanmar’s oil & gas revenues can no longer be diverted into so-called “other accounts”. This week the gov announced… https://t.co/9UFsXNCkYJ
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryInterested in #bizhumanrights? Sign up now for the Rafto/@ihrb /@UiB_sampol Master course in Bergen. More informati… https://t.co/kWIEK9jpeO
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryQuite the surprise. Received the 2019 Teaching Prize at the University of Oslo. Recognition for developing experi… https://t.co/wqRPIyEPxe
Retweeted by Anita Ramasastry#Thailand PM recommits 2 #BizHumanRights agenda at the @BloombergAsia #ASEAN Business Summit. Look 4wrd to release… https://t.co/PBBabcJxaE
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryCongratulations to the workers - esp women - who made this happen. We are with you in the work ahead! @GLJhubhttps://t.co/w6Nn6SykzD
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryFruitful discussions w/ our key partners @Ganhri1 @UNHumanRights and RegNetworks @ennhri APF @NANHRI40 and the Amer… https://t.co/F0QOY5Ww1R
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryFirst Awareness Session in Khyber 20 June 2019 @UNDP_Pakistan Rule of Law Programme with KP Bar Council, district… https://t.co/bhl0bFbW4T
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6/22
2019
.@davidakaye's book SPEECH POLICE asks who is in charge of policing speech online -- who decides what is removed, o… https://t.co/D41rpPCb0D
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryThe judgment will be live-streamed here. It’s about to start. Campaign Against the Arms Trade -v- The Secretary of… https://t.co/RUnyiOOKLi
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6/21
2019
Worth noting that many investors have been saying this for years... "It’s abundantly clear that climate change pose… https://t.co/iaTBXygwRn
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryAnd the focus we introduced this year on Human Rights Defenders is here to stay in the next editions of the Forum.… https://t.co/SM3SQpe5MQ
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryGreat collective appeal of @UN_SPExperts at #RightsCon2019 reminding that #humanrights law should be at the center… https://t.co/jKW3zqFQC8
Retweeted by Anita Ramasastry#TRADE 🌏 After a successful #RBHRForum, our efforts for fair & ethical business conduct and decent work continue.… https://t.co/sR7ftatC2q
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6/16
2019
. @BeePranom highlights the challenges faced by Women Human Rights Defenders #WHRDs who are at the front line prote… https://t.co/VX3UmKio23
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryI gathered a lot of concrete recommendations on how governments, and companies need to step up actions to ensure s… https://t.co/dtiyVapUpgReal systemic change won’t happen without the financial sector says Thai Ministry of Finance & Thai SEC. Fully agre… https://t.co/f9vFXRNZUS
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryHonored to have moderated a very solutions oriented conversation on defending Human Rights Defenders between an all… https://t.co/Z2QMbU6r3X
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryExclusive: @IFC_org boss explains steps being taken to boost environment and social accountability in @devex https://t.co/SopwqIWhfR
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryI wish I had any insight into what led Hong Kong protesters to choose Telegram for their organizing. https://t.co/bOa9LJYWfs
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryThe latest The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence Daily Intelligencer! https://t.co/RQlfuCiMnB Thanks to… https://t.co/KypfrBLZZ1
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryBREAKING: @UN Special Rapporteurs and members of UN Working Group on #BizHumanRights urge #ILC2019 delegates to ado… https://t.co/s0ycigWWCH
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryTomorrow is last day of inquiry. Please support Cambodian HRDs, who are seeking remedy, by observing at court or fo… https://t.co/TShn1zZ4tB
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6/14
2019
‘There is increasing demand of EU consumers for fair and ethical products’ @HardemanHildeML speaking at the Respons… https://t.co/dtSV9nSxWX
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryWow, speedy gonzalez!! Haven't got my own copy from the publishers yet 🐌🐌 Look forward to your feedback, Ruth and t… https://t.co/DSwsd1a9O3
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryProfessor Aishah Bidin of @ukm_my concludes the panel on #Accountability and #A2R by noting that #NHRIs and #NCPs c… https://t.co/aKMj8rbsqQ
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryGreat to see a full house for the breakfast dialogue between #CSOs and @WGBizHRs at #RBHRForum, many issues to look… https://t.co/8wXjrL6VkL
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryModerated a panel focused on the whole trade ecosystem - from trade agreements to trade facilitation - how do we ge… https://t.co/bKHMgB1ARA @BeePranom of @ProtectionInt shared that various INGOs documentation has showed that there is continous attack agai… https://t.co/wiowPO6uvP
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryThe use of legal systems to silence human rights defenders is a global issue - Prof @ARamasastry from @WGBizHRs in… https://t.co/ksNjaWPlO9
Retweeted by Anita Ramasastry @WGBizHRs Focus on reprisals within remedy mechanisms essential @UWSchoolofLaw @RuleofLawUW https://t.co/B8MqW4OovP @WGBizHRs @ProfSuryaDeva discussing new guidance on gender and the #UNGPs at #RBHRForum https://t.co/sBPS48TBFD
6/13
2019
Dante Pesce of @WGBizHRs at #RBHRForum: HRDD tools are there, both moral & business cases 4 responsible business co… https://t.co/0kyUulwcYx
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryThe #RBHRForum has begun. First this morning is the private sector pre session featuring industry leaders and priva… https://t.co/m5FbBjaMEI
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryI joined interesting panel at AICHR Bangkok forum on free trade and the its compatibility with the #UNGPs, sustaina… https://t.co/zx846hycrC
6/12
2019
In Bangkok today #OECDForum we discuss the ‘moral duty’ to act on slavery vs climate change & missteps in regulatin… https://t.co/alIL75s9lo
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryPadma Raman, Chief Exec #Australia Human Rights Commission, says we need to raise rights literacy in Aus b4 we move… https://t.co/7mz1XVsW9O
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6/11
2019
Great panel of ASEAN countries focusing on progress in implementing #bizhumanrights and national action plans. Wil… https://t.co/R60gAstmWbThe number of Venezuelans who have fled Maduro's repressive corruption and economic mismanagement (massive hyperinf… https://t.co/dyyAB9vqRT
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryHershey, Nestle and Mars won’t promise their chocolate is free of child labor https://t.co/w4vvR1UyDZ
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryFrom #BizHumanRights national action plans to global action plans? @ProfSuryaDeva warns of dangers of uncoordinated… https://t.co/EuhJ5upF9u‘To make real changes in the lives of the Rights Holders we need to engage with them more, move from 5 Star Hotels… https://t.co/Ckp1JKcrdl
Retweeted by Anita Ramasastry#AICHR #bizhumanrights dialogue starts with Thai deputy PM mentioning measures on SOEs, fisheries, SLAPP, labour ri… https://t.co/q9pOq5FeMY
Retweeted by Anita Ramasastry @ProfSuryaDeva kicks off AICHR interregional dialogue on #UNGPs with lively keynote address. Diverse pathways is ke… https://t.co/ga4oZuPYEY @tbule0512 @BizHRAsia @liviosarandrea @OECD_BizFin @CTebarLess @seanclees @UNESCAP @ILOAsiaPacific @WGBizHRshttps://t.co/SdkKlUIYIoFul house as #ASEAN dialogue kicks off the Bangkok #bizhumanrights week 👏 👏 #RBHRForum https://t.co/wTCZWhOtTT
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6/10
2019
We're extremely excited for attendees to hear UW Law Professor Peter Nicolas speak tonight on the history of the LG… https://t.co/Lfrt71d4HR
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6/7
2019
New article in @InvestmentMag with commentary from our Chair @Fireynolds of @PRI_News, Head of Secretariat… https://t.co/9QMcOMk96J
Retweeted by Anita Ramasastry @Jomo1966 @WiltonPark @ihrb @CREER_ihrb @SportandRights @BHRRC @ISHRglobal @RaftoFoundation @FrontLineHRDhttps://t.co/9r7M0WRf7B
6/6
2019
Thank you @BizHRAsia and @forum_asia for hosting me and my @WGBizHRs working colleagues for discussion in Bangkok… https://t.co/gKHq0fhci6
5/31
2019
@UWSchoolofLaw Congratulations to the new editorial board #WashingtonLawReview. I wish I could jump like you! Wishi… https://t.co/tk18lRlVWjCongratulations to our alumna Crystal Pardue on her @EJW fellowship and the generosity of @DWTLaw & @Microsofthttps://t.co/LsLbATJG8t
5/14
2019
Thanks to @UNDP for focusing on this important topic and so pleased to join the discussion @liviosarandreahttps://t.co/hEJE9j4B2fSAVE the DATE: @WGBizHRs will organise a global consultation in Geneva on 10-11 Oct 2019 on the role of #NHRIs in A… https://t.co/5dlroyvJlf
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryAlta Barer was a champion for bettering the lives of people globally. The Barer Institute for Global Human Service… https://t.co/Lap5RvLAw8
5/12
2019
As director of the Barer Institute for Global Human Services, I can attest to the inspiring vision of Alta Barer. -… https://t.co/wLp4hKV9BI
5/11
2019
Update! Confirmed speakers include @WGBizHRs Chairperson @ProfSuryaDeva , Dante Pesce and @ARamasastryhttps://t.co/eUePpWInt4
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryPolarizing North-South discussions today at UN Geneva. A legally binding treaty on the right to development could g… https://t.co/5Bk9lqbegU
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5/2
2019
My questions to companies about women's rights at work - excerpt of my remarks at the @BizHRAsia forum on in Delhi… https://t.co/gGWLDmpqhX
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4/29
2019
Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse https://t.co/jm8PWPPtQ9
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryGlobal instruments only 🚫 ban or restrict use of less than 0.1% of #toxic industrial chemicals & #pesticides of glo… https://t.co/7HgONUhpxo
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryImportant precedent for testing whether consultation with indigenous people met legal standards. Here, as so often,… https://t.co/cWVg5q5Wxi
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4/28
2019
UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights welcomes new European Union regulation on #sustainableinvestment whic… https://t.co/CNjWVKTVHN
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4/27
2019
Human Rights Impact assessement of Trade agreements. Great reading in preparation of the Bangkok Forum of 13-14 Jun… https://t.co/WKG6Rtz0I5
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4/24
2019
A great piece in @Government_News by @GeorgiaBClark, who spoke to @Fireynolds @James_Cockayne @ARamasastry and… https://t.co/TBUClzRxT9
Retweeted by Anita RamasastryAustralia’s Draft Guide on its #ModernSlaveryAct is out for consultation. What does the Act mean for businesses?… https://t.co/xekolO0x94
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4/18
2019
I had good interview with Australian gov news reporter about importance of financial sector to Australian modern sl… https://t.co/7nuX43z633
4/15
2019

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