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From ESG Investor: Anita Dorett, Director of the Investor Alliance for Human Rights, predicts a further increase in awareness of human rights risks among asset owners.
Lack of public communication suggests the majority of companies benchmarked are not adequately assessing or mitigating human rights risks. NEW YORK, NY, MONDAY, MAY 10TH, 2021 – A group of 208 global investors organized by the Investor Alliance for Human Rights (the Alliance) and representing US$5.8...
Third article by Frank Bold as part of the series of monthly briefings on sustainability reporting in 2021 with the contribution of BHRRC and ShareAction. The first article outlined upcoming policy developments for 2021, including 10 key changes expected in the EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive...
Investors are raising the pressure on companies exposed to potential labor abuses in China's autonomous Xinjiang region to overhaul their supply chains as western governments move to impose stricter human-rights regulations on companies that do business there. Read more.
From Nikkei Asia: Investors backed by the U.S.-based Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) last month urged 47 companies believed to be linked to forced labor in Xinjiang to provide more details about their supply chains. Google parent Alphabet, Apple and Volkswagen, as well as Fast...