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Friday, April 1 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Building a Network of Progressive Institutional Investors

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A small number of pioneering investors have started to demand answers and action by the directors of the world’s major tech and telecom companies. These investors recognise the financial risks and reputational damage that come when these companies fail to uphold digital rights. But they also see the key role that companies can play in protecting privacy and pushing back against government requests to restrict content online. 

Participants with government, corporate, and civil society backgrounds will share their lessons and learn from you. What messages and messengers do companies pay most attention to? How do campaigns effectively make use of inside and outside pressure to produce sustainable, effective policies and procedures? What issues are ripe for more cross-sector engagement? Strategize with all stakeholders on how to use the corporate governance machinery to improve respect for digital rights and create a more transparent, equitable, and accountable internet ecosystem.


Friday April 1, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm
The Slate

Attendees (25)