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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...
By Michael Musuraca The data continues to arrive from sources far and wide confirming that the growth in economic inequality continues unabated throughout the world, including a handy map of the United States by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) released just this past week that shows the level of...
More than 60 institutional investors have urged the jewelry trade to implement more stringent control of supply chains in order to eliminate human-rights abuses. The organizations, members of the Investors Alliance for Human Rights, last week expressed concerns about child and forced labor in the...
Statement endorsed by global funds and sent to 32 jewelry manufacturers and retailers calls for enhanced human rights due diligence in jewelry supply chains to root out forced and child labor. NEW YORK, NY, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2018 – Members of the Investor Alliance for Human Rights are releasing...