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Highlights from the latest developments in sustainable finance: A group of business and finance institutions, including the Investor Alliance, have issued a call for sector-specific European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS). Read the full statement here. P+ divests 10 Chinese solar...
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Reinsurers are still developing ESG policies. UK pension schemes should use their influence to push insurers to apply their ESG policies toward reinsurance partners.
As artificial intelligence’s influence continues to spread and regulation begin to arrive, investors must be able to hold companies accountable on governance.
By Christen Dobson, Co-Head, Civic Freedoms & Human Rights Defenders Programme, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre Twenty-five years ago, the landmark Declaration on Human Rights Defenders was adopted by the UN General Assembly reinforcing that we all have the right to defend human rights. It...
Together with over 40 different stakeholders from the business community, financial sector, NGOs and trade unions, we have joined forces and sent a letter to EU policymakers. We call on EUon EU negotiators to reach a political agreement on the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD)...
An open consultation took place at today’s Forum, as the UN Working Group prepares a report for June next year on how to align Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) approaches in the financial sector with the UN Guiding Principles. Speakers called on investors to themselves use a rightsholder...
Throughout the human rights and environmental due diligence process, businesses should meaningfully engage with actually and potentially affected stakeholders or their appointed representatives.
"Investors need better-quality data, at scale, to meet their human rights obligations, write Church Commissioners for England, Scottish Widows and Aviva Investors."
BankTrack finds the 50 largest banks are largely failing on their human rights record indicating poor progress on disclosures. Investors are watching.