Some of world’s biggest asset managers, including Aviva, Federated Hermes and Robeco, have signed up to the Investor Alliance for Human Rights.
The issue of mandatory human rights due diligence for companies will not go away. This week a group of investors with $5trn in assets under management called on governments around the world to impose an obligation on companies to undertake the due diligence process for people working in supply chains.
Campaigners say the current Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the need to step away from a voluntary approach to force companies into compliance.
The call was made under the umbrella of the Investor Alliance for Human Rights and sees some of world’s biggest asset managers add their voices to the demand. They include Legal & General, Fe
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