Events

Upcoming Events

 

April 2, 2014 American Bar Association, International Law Section Meeting in New York: Panel on the Role of Lawyers in Accountability Offices

Founder and Director Natalie Bridgeman Fields will speak on the Panel along with AU Washington College of Law Professor David Hunter, World Bank Group CAO Vice President Meg Taylor, World Bank Group Chief Counsel Charles Di Leva, and Barrick Gold Counsel Jonathan Drimmer.

 

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Please stay tuned for additional upcoming Accountability Counsel events.

If you would like to support Accountability Counsel by hosting an event such as a dinner party, concert, or lecture, please contact us.  We would be pleased to coordinate with you on details to make the event a success!

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Recent Events

 

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State Bar Panel Moderator Mary Hansel and AC’s Executive Director Natalie Fields

November 17, 2013:  TEDx Talk at Cornell University

Founder and Director Natalie Bridgeman Fields will be delivering a TEDx Talk at Cornell University on November 17, 2013.  The TEDx Talk is available online here.

 

November 22, 2013:  Thoreau Center for Sustainability, Atlantic Room at Tides, The Presidio, San Francisco | 12:30PM to 1:30PM

Natalie Bridgeman Fields will talk about Accountability Counsel’s work with communities demanding justice for environmental and human rights abuses.  This event is free and open to the public.  To learn more, contact Bruce DeMartini at 415-561-7823 or email at bruce@thoreau.org.

 

October 11, 2013: State Bar of California Annual Meeting

On October 11, 2013, Accountability Counsel’s Executive Director, Natalie Fields, spoke at the Annual Meeting of the State Bar of California at a Panel on the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights and how they have impacted accountability in the extractive industry.  Pictured at left, Moderator Mary Hansel and Natalie Fields.

 

September 27, 2013: Roundtable on Accountability with the World’s Independent Accountability Mechanisms

On Sept. 27, 2013 Accountability Counsel co-sponsored an event with the Center for International Environmental Law, Human Rights Watch, and Inclusive Development International.

September 26, 2013 IAM Dinner. Pictured at the pre-Roundtable dinner are, from left, Lori Udall (Montpelier Consulting), Kristen Genovese (CIEL), Natalie Bridgeman Fields (Accountability Counsel), Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Katie Redford (EarthRights International), David Hunter (American University WCL) and Chad Dobson (Bank Information Center).

September 26, 2013 IAM Dinner. Pictured at the pre-Roundtable dinner are, from left, Lori Udall (Montpelier Consulting), Kristen Genovese (CIEL), Natalie Bridgeman Fields (Accountability Counsel), Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Katie Redford (EarthRights International), David Hunter (American University WCL) and Chad Dobson (Bank Information Center).

 

April 22, 2013: Conversation and Cocktails with Accountability Counsel at Business for Social Responsibility in San Francisco, CA

Executive Director Natalie Bridgeman Fields will speak as the featured guest of Business for Social Responsibility in San Francisco regarding the challenges of using non-judicial accountability mechanisms and how they can be used effectively when there is no other avenue available to redress human rights and environmental abuses.

 

April 11, 2013: Munschauer Career Series Featured Speaker, Cornell University

Executive Director Natalie Bridgeman Fields will speak at Cornell University’s College of Arts & Sciences as the featured guest of the Munschauer Career Series.

 

March 28, 2013: Workshop on Social Ventures, Harvard Law School

Accountability Counsel Spring Gala at The Ambassador, April 2011

Accountability Counsel Spring Gala at The Ambassador, April 2011

Executive Director Natalie Bridgeman Fields will speak on a panel regarding social entrepreneurship and the law.

 

February 28-March 1, 2013: Business and Human Rights Roundtable, Dodd Center, University of Connecticut 

Executive Director Natalie Bridgeman Fields will participate in an expert workshop regarding Business and Human Rights, introducing topics on human rights remediation and affected communities.

 

December 6, 2012: World Legal Forum Conference, The Hague, The Netherlands

Executive Director Natalie Bridgeman Fields will speak at the World Legal Forum conference on Resolving Company-Community Conflicts: Practical approaches and multi-stakeholder perspectives.

 

December 4, 2012: UN Forum on Business and Human Rights, Geneva, Switzerland

Executive Director Natalie Bridgeman Fields will speak on a panel regarding the Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights and Access to Non-judicial Remedy