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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...
Investor Alliance for Human Rights issues guidance to help companies avoid human rights violations related to immigrant detention and family separation. NEW YORK, NY, THURSDAY, JULY 26TH, 2018 – As tonight’s 6pm deadline for reuniting families separated as a result of the administration’s “zero...
Mixed messaging from SEC chair prompts investors representing $1.2 trillion to remind companies of legal responsibility to disclose sourcing of tin, tungsten, tantalum and gold in accordance with Dodd-Frank 1502. Today, a group of 47 institutional investors representing $1.2 trillion in assets...
By Felicitas Weber, KnowTheChain Project Lead, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre Large global companies in sectors such as apparel, food, and electronics indirectly employ thousands or even millions of workers in their extended supply chains. Through responsible purchasing practices, strategic...