Amol Mehra - Executive Director
Amol Mehra, Esq. is the Executive Director of the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR), an organization harnessing the collective power of progressive organizations to push governments to create and enforce rules over corporations that promote human rights and reduce inequality. Amol is an international human rights lawyer by training, focusing on business and human rights and corporate social responsibility (CSR). Amol has worked to build accountability frameworks in both domestic and international arenas, including over private military and security companies, around supply chains and extractives industries, and has worked to strengthen measures related to non-financial disclosure, anti-corruption, procurement and due diligence regimes. In addition to his work as Director of the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable, Amol serves on the Advisory Council for the American Bar Association’s Center for Human Rights, as Co-Chair of the ABA Section of International Law's Corporate Social Responsibility Committee, as a Coordinating Member and Thematic Specialist for Amnesty International USA, an Advisory Board Member of Lawyers for Better Business (L4BB), on the Advisory Council for the Ranking Digital Rights Project, and on the Advisory Council for the Center for Business and Human Rights at NYU Stern. Amol's writing has appeared in the Huffington Post, Forbes Corporate Social Responsibility and Leadership Section, the Hill, NPR, CSRWire and the Guardian Sustainable Business Section as well as in various legal journals and periodicals. Amol holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University and a Juris Doctor (JD) degree with a Honors in International Law from the University of San Francisco School of Law.