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30 March 2020
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26 March 2020

Australians expect their super or other investments to be invested responsibly & ethically

Author: Responsible Investment Association Australasia

"From Values to Riches 2020: Charting consumer expectations and demand for responsible investing in Australia", March 2020...

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26 March 2020

Former Unilever CEO calls for greater public-private cooperation amid COVID-19 outbreak, dubbing it an “acid test” for stakeholder capitalism

Author: Terry Slavin, Ethical Corporation

“Paul Polman: “Coronavirus is an acid test for stakeholder capitalism”, 20 March 2020...

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26 March 2020

New tools to help investors better analyse & assess quality of companies' human rights disclosure

As investors are becoming increasingly interested in understanding to what extent companies are respecting human rights, more attention is being paid to companies' human rights disclosure. But how can investors tell whether what they are reading is...

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25 March 2020

Investors with over US$4.5 trillion in assets criticise weak human rights performance of multi-national companies

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24 March 2020
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Author: Sudhir Roc-Sennett, Vontobel Asset Management, dans l'AGEFI

« Contre le travail forcé: l’approche ESG », 2 mars 2020...

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20 March 2020

Danish pension funds invest in US private prison companies accused of separating migrant families & "appalling conditions", investigation reveals

Author: Nikolaj Houmann Mortensen, Danwatch

Note: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre has previously sought responses from CoreCivic (available here & here) and Geo Group (available here) in relation to the allegations raised against them....

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19 March 2020

Commentary: Investors can encourage responsible corporate governance & policies during COVID-19 outbreak

Author: Peter Webster, Eiris Foundation

“How can responsible investor engagement help with Coronavirus”, 18 March 2020...

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18 March 2020

80 investors worth over $200 billion release statement of support for the BankTrack Human Rights Benchmark

Author: Investor Alliance for Human Rights & group of 80 investors

“Investors with over US$200b support BankTrack Human Rights Benchmark”, 17 March 2020...

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17 March 2020
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Author: Maysa Zorob y Andrea Hearon (Business & Human Rights Resource Centre) y Thomas Istasse (Advocates for International Development)

"La sociedad civil es fundamental en el litigio ambiental para que las empresas rindan cuentas", 17 de marzo de 2020 ...

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