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New intl. initiative urges companies investing in Iran to go beyond sanctions compliance, manage risk to workers & environment
Author: Iran Business Responsibility project, Published on: 21 June 2017
Companies Investing in Iran Urged to Manage Risks Beyond Sanctions - New Initiative Launched to Foster Responsible Business in Iran, 21 Jun 2017
...[The] Iran Business Responsibility (IBR) project was launched today. With billions of dollars’ worth of foreign investment under consideration now that international sanctions have been eased, the new non-profit initiative is aimed at encouraging and guiding companies investing in Iran to implement responsible business standards that will avoid harm to people and the environment...
Andrea Saldarriaga, Co-Director of the project [said] “...[The] challenges [that companies investing in Iran] will face go well beyond sanctions. Sanctions checks alone will not prepare companies for a death rate from workplace injuries in Iran that is eight times the international average, or severe air pollution and water scarcity that threaten health and business operations”...