David Segall

David Segall is a policy associate at the NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights focusing on the recruitment and migration of construction workers from South Asia to the Arabian Peninsula.

Building Responsibly is the Way Forward

February 28, 2017

Engineering and construction firms join forces to protect workers in their supply chains. This week, six major engineering and construction companies—CH2M Hill, Vinci SA, Amec Foster Wheeler, Bechtel Corporation, Fluor Corporation and Multiplex—are hosting the inaugural meeting of a new industry-led coalition called Building Responsibly. The group will focus on...

Business Should Step in on Behalf of Migrant Workers in the Gulf

November 11, 2015

The rights abuse that migrant workers face in the Gulf is a classic case of collective action failure. No one can deny the benefits of urban development and modernization, which can lift people out of poverty, create affordable housing and inspire flourishing arts and cultural scenes. Ambitious construction projects can...