Deputy Director Human Rights at BSR

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BSR New York
5 Union Square West, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10003, USA

+1 212 370 7707


Peter Nestor leads BSR’s consulting and collaborative initiative efforts on human rights, including BSR’s flagship cross-industry Human Rights Working Group. He has supported companies through a range of human rights consulting projects, with expertise in the ICT, extractives, food and agriculture, and financial services industries.

Peter’s engagements include conducting human rights impact assessments, developing human rights policies and strategies, and implementing field-level projects involving internal capacity-building, stakeholder and rights-holder engagement, and internal human rights management system development.

Prior to joining BSR, Peter was an attorney at an international law firm based in the United States. He spent significant time in China working as a journalist with the Economist Intelligence Unit and as a freelance strategy consultant in Shanghai.

Peter holds a J.D. from the University of Washington and a B.A. in Political Science from Middlebury College, and speaks Mandarin Chinese and English.

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Business & Human Rights: Act collectively on Supply Chains

While hundreds of multinational companies have already publicly committed to implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (Guiding Principles) some have also taken significant steps over the last five years to implement the Principles and conduct Human Rights due diligence. There is no such thing as an ‘island of excellence’ when it comes to managing human rights in complex global supply chains. Collaboration with other actors including civil society representatives and governments is essential to making meaningful and sustainable progress.


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