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Modern slavery on the rise 10 years after Rana Plaza

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 20 APR 2023  |  NEWS
... regulations to improve factory safety has been introduced in Bangladesh, and issues related to worker safety and human rights has become an issue to manage and ameliorate for companies and investor. Beyond worker safety concerns, modern slavery is still ...

Modern slavery, just transition, tax key themes: Robeco

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 13 APR 2023  |  NEWS
... seeks to enhance visibility into companies' supply chains and labour practices, embedding responsible sourcing and human rights due diligence processes. It will focus on sectors of risk, particularly in the Asia Pacific. The just transition theme aims ...

Businesses back stronger Modern Slavery Act

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 APR 2023  |  NEWS
... anti-slavery commissioner and the introduction of financial penalties for inadequate disclosures. A coalition of human rights organisations and Australian academics have published a new reaerc report featuring a survey of nearly 90 businesses on the ...

FS Sustainability launches final voting round for ESG Power50

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 7 MAR 2023  |  NEWS
... transitioning their companies to a net zero carbon future, reporting and managing exposure to modern slavery and human rights exposures, covering the diversity, equity and inclusion agenda for recruiting and retaining talent and seeking solutions to ...

ASIC issues Indigenous Financial Services Framework

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 FEB 2023  |  NEWS
... Investor Initiative, an industry-led initiative that works to embed standards for the private sector to uphold the human rights of First Peoples. "The framework works largely in concert with the advanced Dhawura Ngilan Initiative to a degree, but the ...

Mindaroo, QIC back FairSupply Series A fundraise

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 15 DEC 2022  |  NEWS
... jurisdictions including the US and expanding our partnerships globally." FairSupply was founded in 2019 by Randle, a human rights lawyer and industrial mathematician and supply chain academics Arne Geschke. The proprietary software maps over 60 billion ...

ASX200 see material biodiversity risks: Martin Currie

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 DEC 2022  |  NEWS
... impacts into its ESG framework and analysis of invested companies, joining other stewardship themes including climate, human rights and diversity. Martin Currie believes that biodiversity is in crisis and Australia's approach to land use puts it ...

Majority of investors collaborate on engagement, but disclosure lags: RIAA

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 1 DEC 2022  |  NEWS
... by 83% of institutions interviewed for the report, followed by diversity, equity and inclusion issues (69%), and human rights concerns (68%). Half of the investors surveyed also engage on additional ESG topics including public health, biodiversity and ...

FSI names new global head of responsible investment

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 25 NOV 2022  |  NEWS
... engagement that FSI would continue to explore, in addition to climate change, Turner pointed to the firm's focus on human rights and research on marine microplastic pollution. "I think what has been really rewarding in the last few years is picking ...

FS Sustainability launches ESG Power50

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 24 NOV 2022  |  NEWS
... opportunities of transitioning their companies to a net zero carbon future, managing exposure to modern slavery and human rights exposures or ensuring that their companies resemble the broader Australian community by implementing bold diversity, equity ...