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New business toolkits demonstrate practical actions companies and investors should take to safeguard defenders. New York, NY, Tuesday 28th April 2020 - In the shadow of hundreds of attacks and killings of human rights defenders, and increased threats to workers and civic freedoms during the COVID-19...
Legal & General Investment Management, Federated Hermes International, Aberdeen Standard Investments, Aviva Investors, BMO Global Asset Management, Robeco, and Achmea Investment Management among list of signatories New York, 21 April 2020 – A group of 105 international investors representing US$5...
New York / London, 23rd March 2020 – A group of 176 international investors representing over $4.5 trillion in assets under management have joined forces to call out the human rights performance of some of the world’s most well-known companies. The 95 worst performing companies on human rights due...
Investors say proposals citing health and safety risks to workers, liabilities related to third-party sellers, and due diligence around the sale of surveillance tech, among other issues, indicate the company is failing to adequately manage risks. NEW YORK, NY, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25TH, 2020 –...
On Human Rights Day 2019, the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre (BHRRC) released an interview with the Investor Alliance's former Associate Director Sara Blackwell and Steering Committee member Lauren Compere from Boston Asset Management about why investors are supporting mandatory due...