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The Clinic for Corporate Social Responsibility
Dr. Ofer Sitbon

About the Clinic:
In today’s era of globalization, human rights organizations have turned their gaze towards the huge multi-national corporations, due to their ever increasing financial and political power. As the calls have become louder for corporations to take greater responsibility in preserving not only the interests of their shareholders but also those of their stakeholders - workers, suppliers, consumers, community, and the environment - Israel has begun to witness the first buds of social and environmental commitment by corporations. The Clinic for Corporate Social Responsibility is the first entity in Israel that impartially monitors the activities of corporations, criticizes them when necessary and recommends improvements.
About the Internship:
The Legal Clinic for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the College of Law and Business was founded in 2008. It is the only clinic of its kind in Israel, and, probably, one of the few in the world. The clinic, which is headed by Dr. Ofer Sitbon, has vowed to "follow impartially corporate actions, formulate critic when relevant and offer suggestions for improvement". It has conducted research and action on various issues such as agressive tax planning, ethical investment and the Israeli food industry. The Clinic offers the students the opportunity to experience the new field of CSR which challenges and broadens the classic limits of Law. Under the supervision of Dr. Sitbon, students will undertake comparative research and also meet with players in the Israeli CSR field.

Dates: Flexible

Dr. Ofer Sitbon
The Head of Research in the Institute. Dr. Sitbon is also the head of the Legal Clinic for Corporate Social Responsibility at the College of Law and Business, Dr. Sitbon has earned its Ph.D. from the Faculty of Law in the Tel Aviv University, where he also received his Master's of Law (LL.M.) degree, graduating summa cum laude and first in his class. Prior to that, Dr. Sitbon graduated magna cum laude from a joint program between Hebrew University's Faculty of Law and Department of Philosophy, which granted him both a Bachelor of Law (LL.B.) and a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree. In addition to his work at the Center, Dr. Sitbon is the editor-in-chief of Ma'asei Mishpat: The Tel-Aviv University Journal of Law and Social Change and a senior fellow in the Shaharit think-tank.

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