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The PRI supports investors’ efforts to address social issues such as human rights, working conditions and modern slavery with companies in their portfolio.
Improving supply chain labour standards can help mitigate operational, legal/regulatory and reputational risks, as well as present opportunities to benefit from innovative suppliers, access to more markets and contracts, loyal customers, productive/committed employees and secure supplier relationships.
Companies and their investors are paying increased attention to the challenges and opportunities of doing business in conflict-affected and high-risk areas.
Just as for all businesses, institutional investors have a responsibility to respect human rights. This responsibility was formalised by the UN and the OECD in 2011, and since then expectations – from employees, beneficiaries, clients, governments and wider society – have only increased.
By Carol Jeppesen, Head of the US, PRI
This webinar will explore how investors can play a role in pushing for more and better human rights due diligence and will focus in particular on efforts to tackle modern slavery and human trafficking. Speakers from the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights, the World Business Council for ...