Monday, November 19, 2007

Ethics in China Pioneer Sharon Hom

Our friend Sharon Hom, executive director of Human Rights in China, is named as one of the Wall Street Journal's 50 women to watch for 2007 published today:
Many companies already are consulting with her in private about how to forge ethical investment strategies and avoid scandals or even boycotts next year. She is involved in a continuing effort with technology companies--accused by critics of facilitating China's censorship regime--to tackle human-rights concerns.

"China is the most important market, that's true. But without greater transparency and openness, that market is not a stable or reliable one," says Ms. Hom.

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