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October 13th, 2015
October 8th, 2015
Between the introduction of the UK’s Modern Slavery Act, effective as of last month, the release of the US State Department’s annual human trafficking report, and investigative reports by the New York Times and Wall Street Journal, one of the hidden scourges of the global economy is being exposed to the light. Forced labor – whether in fishing, palm oil plantations, construction, or other work – may pose an ESG risk in the supply chains of global companies.
What are the disclosure and potential reputational implications of the recent UK legislation? What are the potential risks to institutional investors of forced labor in global supply chains?
Join MSCI ESG Research and a panel of expert speakers for a discussion of the key highlights from our recent Issue Brief on legislative developments around forced labor, and insights from leading investors looking to address this issue.
More information TBA soon at: http://bit.ly/1DPJ1rd
Sustainalytics and Ranking Digital Rights will host a webinar to discuss the findings from the first annual ‘Corporate Accountability Index.’ The Index evaluates 16 of the world’s most powerful Internet and telecommunications companies on their commitments, policies and practices that affect users’ freedom of expression and privacy.
In this interview-style webinar Ranking Digital Rights’ Rebecca MacKinnon will share insight on the findings of the Index and Sustainalytics’ Matthew Barg will discuss the methodology and company engagement efforts.
Rebecca MacKinnon, Director, Ranking Digital Rights project at New America Foundation
Matthew Barg, Senior Analyst, Sustainalytics
Doug Morrow, Associate Director of Thematic Research, Sustainalytics (moderator)