Beata Faracik

Specializations:

  • CSR;
  • Business and Human Rights;
  • Non-financial business reporting.

Working languages:

  • Polish
  • English
  • German

Beata Faracik

Beata is a lawyer and CSR expert. She specializes in human and business rights, with a particular focus on Poland and Great Britain.

Beata is a co-founder and CEO of the Polish Institute for Human Rights and Business. Since 2018, she has also served as a Coordinator of the Working Group on Workers within the Committee on Sustainable Development and CSR, an advisory body to the Polish Minister of Economic Development, Labor and Technology.

Between 2014-2015 she was a member of an Interdepartmental Committee on CSR affiliated with the Ministry of Economy, and its working groups on: Implementation of CSR Standards; Monitoring CSR Trends (with a focus on implementing an EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive); and on Education about and Dissemination of CSR Principles. Earlier, between 2012-2013, Beata served as a member of the interdepartmental Committee on CSR affiliated with the Prime Minister and its Working Groups on CSR Promotion and CSR Education.

Beata was listed in the Responsible Business Forum “50 Women of Polish CSR Ranking of 2013” and as one of top 25 leaders in the field of just and sustainable development by Forbes Women in 2021.

Beata is an Associate Fellow at the UK-based Advance HE (formerly Higher Education Academy). She is also a member of the Global Business and Human Rights Scholars Association, the BHRights Initiative for Interdisciplinary Research and Teaching on Business and Human Rights, the International Law Association and Amnesty International’s Poland Board. She also serves as an editor of the “Developments in the Field” section of the Business and Human Rights Journal published by Cambridge University Press.

Beata is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration and the European Studies Program of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. She also holds an LL.M. in Human Rights and Intellectual Property Law (WIPO WA Fellow) from Raoul Wallenberg Institute of the Lund University and WIPO Worldwide Academy.

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