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    Cobalt in battery technology and responsible sourcing

    2018-05-22T14:35:00Z

    Olivier Van Hirtum and Jaideep Singh Panwar join the PRI’s Nabylah Abo Dehman to discuss the role of cobalt in battery technology and the human rights risks associated with the sourcing of cobalt. They explore the impact of electric vehicles growth on the demand for cobalt and the key role ...

  • Workers and their family members standing on stacks of bricks in a brick factory where they work and stay under tough and unhealthy conditions
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    Behind the scenes look at the Modern Slavery Statement

    2018-01-10T10:53:00Z

    Georgie Erangey, an independent business and human rights consultant joins the PRI’s Naheeda Chowdhury to explore the challenges and opportunities presented by section 54 of the UK Modern Slavery Act and how this ground-breaking disclosure clause will impact organisations beyond their first year statement. Together, they discuss the role that ...

  • Worker producing clothes in garment factory
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    Investors and responsible labour practices in the apparel industry

    2017-12-15T10:50:00Z

    Måns Carlsson- Sweeny (Ausbil Investment Management) joins the PRI’s Bettina Reinboth to explore how investors can engage with apparel companies to encourage better labour practices in the apparel industry. They discuss PRI’s recent investor briefing on the topic, including various red flags that investors should look out for which may ...

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    Why migration is a material issue for investors

    2017-08-17T12:35:00Z

    Sudip Hazra (Kepler-Cheuvreux) joins the PRI’s Bettina Reinboth to explore the issue of migration and why it is a material issue for investors. They explore the link to a number of other ESG issues, including labour skills, human rights and climate change.

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    Responsible investment news roundup - October 2016

    2016-10-26T12:06:00Z

    Five-minute roundup of the latest responsible investment and ESG news. This month’s topics include the flurry of recent global climate deals, Yahoo’s data breach, gender diversity in mining and Morningstar’s new sustainability indices.

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    Shipbreaking practices

    2016-09-06T12:02:00Z

    Shipbreaking is one of the world’s most dangerous occupations, with severe impacts on human rights and the environment. Annie Bersagel (KLP) joins the PRI’s Valeria Piani to explain why this is important to investors and encourages them to join their current engagement on responsible ship recycling .

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    Socio-economic inequality

    2016-07-25T11:52:00Z

    Sudip Hazra (Kepler Cheuvreux) joins the PRI’s Valeria Piani to discuss why inequality matters to global businesses and their shareholders. 

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    Labour standards in the supply chain - a supplier perspective

    2016-05-25T11:43:00Z

    Charlie Bradshaw (Matrix APA) joins the PRI’s Felicitas Weber to discuss how to address poor labour conditions in global supply chains, looking at the supplier perspective. The PRI are also re-launching their collaborative engagement on labour practices in agricultural supply chains, with an investor expectations statement open for all ...

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    The UK Modern Slavery Act

    2016-01-27T10:53:00Z

    Phil Bloomer, Executive Director of the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre, joins the PRI’s Felicitas Weber to discuss the the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 and it’s implications for companies and investors.