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RFK Human Rights achievements

President of Robert F Kennedy Human Rights, Kerry Kennedy, welcomed delegates to its 2019 investor conference by outlining some of the milestones achieved by the organization in the past year. These include criminal legal system reform; suing Colombia on behalf of a journalists’ family; and major advancements in farm workers’ rights.
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Is AI compatible with civil rights?

The way the business community is approaching AI is fundamentally incompatible with civil rights, according to Vivienne Ming, co-founder and executive chair of Socos Labs, an independent think-tank that explores the future of human potential.
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Winter is coming

Investors are preparing for the future and the inevitability that 'winter is coming' by reducing exposure to risky assets, the delegates at the RFK Human Rights Compass conference heard.
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Investors’ role in disability inclusion

Four US state treasurers are among 11 investors to sign a joint investor statement on corporate disability inclusion, and are urging others to get behind the cause. The investors, worth $1 trillion, believe companies must to do more to include people with disabilities in the workforce and are urging their portfolio companies to adopt best practice.
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Impact investing is solving un-met needs

Impact investors need to start with a problem they are trying to solve, not an opportunity set, according to Tim Crockford, head of impact investing at Hermes Investment Management. Speaking at the RFK Human Rights Compass conference, he said impact investing is about finding the companies that are solving an un-met need through the products and services they are selling.