Human rights and labour standards

The PRI supports investors’ efforts to address social issues such as human rights, working conditions and modern slavery with companies in their portfolio. To hear more about our social issues work, contact us.

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Why and how investors should act on human rights

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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.

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Human rights case studies

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The PRI will be affording its work on human rights equal strategic priority to its work on climate change. Therefore, identifying and sharing examples of leading practices around investors challenges, opportunities and responsibilities in relation to human rights will be a significant priority of the programme of work.

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A blueprint for mobilizing finance against slavery and trafficking

Finance Against Slavery and Trafficking’s Blueprint provides a collective action framework for the whole financial sector and professional service providers to accelerate action to end modern slavery and human trafficking.

Human rights and labour standards resources

Case studies

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Human rights case studies

The PRI will be affording its work on human rights equal strategic priority to its work on climate change. Therefore, identifying and sharing examples of leading practices around investors challenges, opportunities and responsibilities in relation to human rights will be a significant priority of the programme of work.