Anthony Ewing

  • Lecturer in Law

Anthony Ewing counsels leaders in the private and non-profit sectors on business, human rights, and corporate responsibility.  

His writing and research focusses on the corporate responsibility to respect human rights. Ewing’s publications include Teaching Business and Human Rights (editor), Elgar, 2023; “Mandatory Human Rights Reporting,” in Business and Human Rights: From Principles to Practice, Routledge, 2016; and “Establishing State Responsibility for Private Acts of Violence against Women under the American Convention on Human Rights,” Columbia Human Rights Law Review, 1995. He co-founded the Teaching Business and Human Rights Forum, a platform for collaboration among teachers worldwide, and is a member of the Editorial Board of the Business and Human Rights Journal.   

As a Senior Associate at the Shift Project, Anthony works with governments, business enterprises, and other partners to put into practice the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. He has served as Shift’s Chief Operating Officer. 

Anthony has advised clients in industries including healthcare, technology, financial services, energy, and manufacturing. He has helped companies to engage stakeholders, define corporate human rights standards, conduct due diligence, and implement human rights policies. He was senior advisor of Logos Consulting Group from 2003 to 2020 and managing director of the consulting firm Clark & Weinstock from 1995 to 2002. He has also worked with the International Labour Organization, the Executive Office of the UN Global Compact, the International Secretariat of Religions for Peace, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, and an international development organization in Central America.  

Ewing received his J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he also served as editor-in-chief of the Human Rights Law Review, and his B.A. from Yale University. He is admitted to the bar in New York and New Jersey."