Active ownership plays a central role in managing risk and performance in ESG investing. Global Head of Sustainable Investing and Stewardship Julie Moret highlights examples on how active ownership works with human rights and diversity.
October 13, 2022 /3BL Media/ As part of Griffith Foods’ ongoing commitment to serve as a catalyst for positive change in the food industry, the company has joined AIM-Progress, a global group of more than 40 consumer goods companies working together to advance responsible sourcing and protect human rights. Other members include AB InBev, Campbell’s, Coca-Cola, Diageo, General Mills, Kimberly-Clark, Mars, Nestle, P&G, PepsiCo and Unilever.
In light of my forthcoming retirement in December 2022, I am especially pleased to be included in this 30th anniversary issue of GreenMoney. It has been a tremendous privilege to be embedded in the evolution of ESG Investing for 50 years, first at ICCR and then at Boston Trust Walden.
American has become an industry leader in combating human trafficking and child exploitation. We have mandatory human trafficking awareness training for our frontline, customer-facing team members — including flight attendants, pilots and airport customer service representatives — as well as for team members with international purchasing responsibilities. This training is required for new hires and as part of our recurrent training programs. We know that vigilance is key in fighting the scourge of human trafficking, and we stand ready to help.
Yum China firmly believes that a sustainable business must be built on principles of respect and protection of human rights and the company endorse the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights and relevant international human rights conventions, including but not limited to the International Labor Organization (ILO) Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work. Yum China proactively identifies, prevents, and mitigates human rights violations within the company and throughout its value chain.
The coming decades will require an epochal transition from an industrial-age economy where negative long-term environmental and social externalities are ignored to a sustainable economy where future growth is accompanied by dramatically improved environmental and social outcomes. The future of human civilization as well as countless species, and indeed of nature itself, depends on it.
Landmark moment as global community commits to a ‘clean, healthy and sustainable environment’
July 29, 2022 /3BL Media/ - GRI has celebrated the passing of a vote by the United Nations General Assembly (28 July), to recognize the ‘human right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment’. This historic resolution was overwhelmingly supported by the 193-member world body.