The finance industry can not end modern slavery and human trafficking but it will not end without the finance industry. Head of ESG at NZ Super, Anne-Maree O'Connor, says investors can engage in a new report ‘Finance Against Slavery and Trafficking,’ to learn more about the specific role that they can play in making slavery a thing of the past and help achieve the SDGs.
Anne-Maree O’ConnorOctober 31, 2019
Institutional investors are increasingly worried about investing in businesses that exploit slave workforces through their supply chains. A roundtable into modern slavery discussed how asset owners and managers can take the lead to impact the 40.3 million workers in the world suffering from some form of labour abuse.
Elizabeth FryJune 5, 2019
"If we don’t heal the fractures of today’s workforce that have been caused by the current model of greed, we will see even greater inequality in years to come," says Sharan Burrow, general secretary, International Trade Union Confederation.
Elizabeth FryMay 13, 2019
Chair of the Financial Sector Commission on Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking, PRI’s Fiona Reynolds explains how the financial sector is well positioned to identify, target and disrupt these crimes and their underlying causes.
Fiona ReynoldsMarch 4, 2019