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 that
By evidencing how corporations experience ESG engagement, unpacking the dynamics through which multiple forms of value are created for corporations and investors, and contrasting corporate and investor perspectives about the value of engagement, our analysis has resulted in a number of key
We identified common enabling factors and barriers to successful engagements, from corporate and investor perspectives.
The OECD Guidance for Multinational Companies sets out different due diligence requirements that stem from the different responsibilities companies have according to their location in the supply chain.
Under relevant international standards (e.g. UN Guiding Principles on Human Rights), companies have the responsibility to mitigate or remediate any negative impact caused – directly or indirectly by their activities. Ceasing relationships with problematic suppliers or ceasing to source from the