Aruna Kashyap

Aruna Kashyap is the associate director in the Business and Human Rights division. Her work focuses on corporate accountability and human rights in the global supply chains. She has conducted research in numerous countries including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Myanmar, and Nepal, and spearheaded international and regional advocacy for new regulatory standards governing corporations at the EU, OECD, and ILO. Her research has spanned different areas including labor rights, social protection, violence against women, and access to health care. As a lawyer, she has a background in strategic litigation on economic, social, and cultural rights, commercial contracting, and experience with criminal, contractual and tort law frameworks. She sits on the board of Transparentem. Previously, she litigated in India and got her law degree at the National Law School of India University in Bangalore.