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A group of religious and socially conscious investors and other funds are ramping up pressure on Western companies over alleged human rights abuses in China's Xinjiang region, highlighting the challenges for brands trying to maintain their business ties amid rising tensions.
A video interview with Investor Alliance Director Anita Dorett (05.22.21). Beijing’s internment of ethnic minorities in Xinjiang has Western companies scrambling to unwind supply chains.
From ESG Investor: Anita Dorett, Director of the Investor Alliance for Human Rights, predicts a further increase in awareness of human rights risks among asset owners.
Lack of public communication suggests the majority of companies benchmarked are not adequately assessing or mitigating human rights risks. NEW YORK, NY, MONDAY, MAY 10TH, 2021 – A group of 208 global investors organized by the Investor Alliance for Human Rights (the Alliance) and representing US$5.8...
Third article by Frank Bold as part of the series of monthly briefings on sustainability reporting in 2021 with the contribution of BHRRC and ShareAction. The first article outlined upcoming policy developments for 2021, including 10 key changes expected in the EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive...