- October 29, 2014
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At the United Nations-backed Principles for Responsible Investment conference Cape Town on October 1, general secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation Sharan Burrow delivered a speech entitled Push the Reset Button – a Line Between Speculation and Investment. She discussed the stability of the global economy, the necessity for investors to shift to long-term thinking and the crucial role of pension funds in truly sustainable investment. At the heart of Burrows’ speech is the centrality of workers’ capital – the money that funds the industry that feeds us – and the respect that deserves.