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Human/civil rights, gender pay equity and plans to curb GHG emissions among a group of nine proposals highlighting widespread environmental and social risks investors believe endanger shareholder value over the long term. A group of socially responsible investors, many of which are members of the...
European Union’s (EU) Regulation on Disclosures Relating to Sustainable Investments and Sustainability Risks highlighted as noteworthy model for creating accountability for investor impact on people and planet. NEW YORK, NY, MONDAY, MARCH 25TH 2019 – In a statement sent to European Union (EU)...
Today, December 10, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) celebrates its 70th anniversary. It remains as relevant as it was in 1948, when it was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly via resolution 217A at its 3rd session in Paris. The UDHR is the foundation of international...
The fallout from the deadliest garment factory accident in history shows the role that investors can have in changing business practices. Pressures have mounted on traditionally conservative Swiss pension funds to make an impact of their own. In April 2013, more than 1000 factory workers died when...
Gold mined from conflict areas in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is reaching the supply chains of major US companies and finding its way into consumer products, according to an NGO report. The report by The Sentry – an initiative of NGO Enough Project and human rights charity Not On Our Watch...