Member of UN Global Compact
Headquarters in Sweden
SEB website: www.seb.se
Author: Fair Action (Sweden), Fair Finance Guide International, The Future in Our Hands (Norway)
"Shareholders of H&M fail to take responsibility for garment workers’ wages", 31 January 2019...
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- Related in-depth areas: Labour rights Living wage
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Bangladesh: Fair Action reports that Nordic banks fail to hold H&M and other brands accountable to living wage promises
In February 2019, Fair Action released a report exploring, among other things, the role of Nordic banks (as shareholders) in holding H&M accountable to its promise to ensure living wages for garment workers in its supply chain by 2018, particula...
Author: Eva Siling, Group Sustainability, SEB Group, France
Thank you for your email and for giving us the opportunity to respond. We welcome being scrutinized and recognize the importance of fair living wages. We have been in dialogue with H&M on the issue since 2015 (directly and through our engagement...
- Related stories: Bangladesh: Fair Action reports that Nordic banks fail to hold H&M and other brands accountable to living wage promises
- Related in-depth areas: Living wage
- This is a response from the following companies: H&M SEB
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Sweden: Lack of investment in climate solutions by fund management co's puts Paris agreement at risk, finds report; incl. co responses
"Turning the tide - The urgent need to shift capital flows to climate solutions: A case study of ten fund management companies", a new report by Swedwatch focuses on the role of the finance sector in reallocating large capital streams towards green...
We were one of the respondent and actively participated and engaged with Swedwatch. We do not fully agree with some of the conclusions in the report and we have addressed this directly to Swedwatch. We are in dialog with Swedwatch and have been for a...
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- This is a response from the following companies: SEB
Author: Swedwatch, Fair Finance Guide
This report focuses on the risks and responsibilities associated with investments in companies that are active in countries with ongoing violent conflicts and humanitarian crises... Using the terminology of the UNGPs, a company that has a business...