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Cobalt essential to net zero goals but brings labour risks: ISS ESG

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 13 OCT 2022  |  NEWS
... level of society where we have to decide how to tackle this, and governments need to engage and solve some of the human rights problems we've observed." ISS ESG noted that it is possible to diversify the world cobalt supply. While the DRC has 46% of ...

Podcast: Inclusive product design with Amarachi Seery

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 SEP 2022  |  NEWS
... Janus Henderson doesn't invest in companies that are not compliant with the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights or non-compliant with the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, and they avoid investing in companies that are ...

VFMC hires ex-BHP ESG head

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 1 SEP 2022  |  NEWS
... Development Goals (SDGs). Those priority themes cover governance and culture, climate risk management, modern slavery, human rights, ethical supply chains and labour standards, occupational health and safety, and gender and diversity. Prior to working ...

VFMC hires to investment stewardship team

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
... Development Goals (SDGs). Those priority themes cover governance and culture, climate risk management, modern slavery, human rights, ethical supply chains and labour standards, occupational health and safety, and gender and diversity. Prior to working ...

Podcast: Uncovering corporate modern slavery risk with Clare Bartram

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
... assessed as high risk for modern slavery, ISS ESG recently reported, while investor focus on modern slavery and wider human rights is intensifying. Under the Commonwealth's Modern Slavery Act of 2018, organisations that operate in Australia and have ...

FS Sustainability launches The Greener Way Podcast

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
... how investors and companies make decisions that impact on people and planet. From climate change to biodiversity, human rights and modern slavery to corporate purpose and governance, the weekly digital-first publication tackle head-on the nuances and ...

HESTA pushes legal alignment to UN Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous People

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 JUN 2022  |  NEWS
... (UNDRIP) would enhance outcomes for Indigenous Australians as well as stronger long-term returns for super fund members. Human rights experts tell FS Sustainability that integrating the principles of UNDRIP into legislation creates would improve social ...

Blackmores inks $75m sustainability linked loan

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 5 MAY 2022  |  NEWS
... important is to address the risk of exploitation, so we have clear indicators to deepen our transparency to understand human rights so that climate resilience and an ethical supply chain continue to be a shared focus." The loans have two time horizons ...

Calls to strengthen Modern Slavery Act

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 APR 2022  |  NEWS
... impacting on an issue that is getting worse globally. A panel of experts reviewed the issue of modern slavery and broader human rights considerations at the recent Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) conference. FS Sustainability was ...

UBS hires ESG specialist

ELIZABETH FRY  |  THURSDAY, 31 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
... equities. Previously Wynter worked at the Responsible Investment Association of Australasia, where she specialised in human rights. "This represents an important expansion of our offering to Australian clients in an area of fast-growing importance," ...