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GCNA urges government to focus on sustainability in COVID-19 recovery

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 14 AUG 2020  |  NEWS
... terms of setting goals around transitioning to net zero carbon emissions, decent work and economic growth through human rights policies and approaches to modern slavery eradication, and other "innovative approaches to some of the world's most challenging ...

Capacity, resilience and interdependency key engagement topics: Regnan

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 7 AUG 2020  |  NEWS
... issues as a material thematic for the past three years. "There is a greater awareness and higher expectations around human rights more generally, not just modern slavery," said Alison Ewings, head of engagement at Regnan. "The ongoing discussion around ...

ASX-listed mining, gas and oil companies lack tax transparency: PWYP

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 31 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
... to safeguards like EITI, it gives us more confidence to say we can invest in you and know we're not walking into human rights issues, governance issues and we are investing in companies that are taking the sustainability imperative they have seriously." ...

First Sentier Investors launch Modern Slavery Toolkit

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUN 2020  |  NEWS
... Kate Turner, responsible investment specialist at FSI. "Much in the way we've addressed climate change and broad human rights, we've brought together various parts of our investment team so that we can establish what we think best practice looks like ...

Maple-Brown Abbott Global Listed Infrastructure hires ESG analyst

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUN 2020  |  NEWS
... Schroders,   in the UK. She is currently completing a Masters of Environmental & Human Rights Law LLM at the University of NSW and has completed a number of post-graduate industry courses on climate change risk, impact ...

Digital human rights rise up the agenda post-COVID-19: Robeco

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 12 JUN 2020  |  NEWS
Digital human rights issues such as data privacy, cybersecurity and social impacts of AI can pose risks to companies, and protection of digital human rights take on new considerations in the post-COVID-19 era, according to Robeco. Masja Zandbergen ...

GRI to update three Universal Standards, seeks public comment

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 12 JUN 2020  |  NEWS
... significant impacts; updated content covering responsible business conduct and due diligence, including respect for human rights; [and] revising how organisations use the GRI Standards for their sustainability reporting, with clearly set out requirements ...

BetaShares ethical ETFs see nearly $300m in new inflows in 2020

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUN 2020  |  NEWS
... concern, mandatory detention of asylum seekers, alcohol, junk foods, pornography, recent significant fines/convictions, human rights & supply chain concerns. In addition, both ETHI and FAIR are the first ethical ETFs in the market to include a gender ...

Aviva Investors identifies megatrends representing market failures

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 29 MAY 2020  |  NEWS
... 2001," he said. "This includes issues challenging companies to publish data on a broad range of issues including human rights, climate change, gender balance and living wage - alongside the core governance questions of board calibre, board independence ...

Government appoints Modern Slavery Expert Advisory Group

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 29 MAY 2020  |  NEWS
... government on the implementation of Australia's Modern Slavery Act and help to encourage businesses to eradicate human rights abuses from their supply chains. "The Expert Advisory Group is being established at a time where the effects of COVID-19 are ...