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The Investor Alliance for Human Rights has launched a flagship project to develop a Toolkit on the Investor Responsibility to Respect Human Rights. The Toolkit was released on May 19, 2020. Read the concept note here. Investors, like all business actors, have a responsibility to respect human rights...
For annual meeting on September 24, shareholders seek support for proposal #4 recommending American Outdoor Brands ($AOBC) adopt a human rights policy to mitigate against potential human rights abuses. Members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) announced that they are...
A response by the team at the Investor Alliance for Human Rights to the updated Business Roundtable Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation. On Monday, August 19, 2019, the Business Roundtable (BRT), one of the largest corporate lobbying groups in the United States, released an updated Statement...
On August 23, 2019, institutional investors representing a total of US$1.2 trillion in assets under management submitted recommendations to the most recent review process of the Equator Principles (EP4). The signatories commend the Equator Principles Association (EPA) and its signatory financial...
Same-day delivery reimagined customer service. What if the retail giant reimagined its commitment to human rights? Blog post by Sarah Zoen, Senior Policy Advisor with Oxfam America's Private Sector Department. Co-written with Diana Kearney, an advocacy advisor at Oxfam America, and Paloma Muñoz...