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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.
Although slavery was legally abolished by most countries 150 years ago, millions of men, women and children are still enslaved; according to the International Labour Organization (ILO), 21 million people are in forced labour. Other sources put this figure at nearly 46 million and an estimated 5.5 million victims of ...
The PRI has submitted an investor statement in support of the establishment of a Modern Slavery Act in Australia to the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade of the Parliament of Australia. Australian funds HESTA, IFM Investors and Cbus led the initiative while the statement was signed ...
Results from the PRI collaborative engagement 2017-19
Farmland offers a stable long-term investment with the benefits of diversification, inflation protection and potential for attractive returns, but there are significant challenges, including water, soil health, biodiversity, toxics and land rights.
Happy employees are good for business: highly engaged employees tend to stay longer, and are more likely to be productive and provide good customer service.
Recent legislation such as the UK Modern Slavery Act, along with prominent examples of labour breaches in agricultural supply chains - which include child labour in the cocoa industry or forced labour in the seafood industry – are exposing food and beverage companies to heightened operational, regulatory and reputational risks.