Companies and financial institutions: It’s time to step up on climate change by committing to end deforestation and related human rights risks in your supply chains and portfolios

Week of 17 January 2022 Companies and financial institutions: It’s time to step up on climate change by committing to end deforestation and related human rights risks in your supply chains and portfolios Our key takeaway: Commodity-driven deforestation = contributes to global warming. We know this, yet too few companies and financial institutions linked to … Continue reading Companies and financial institutions: It’s time to step up on climate change by committing to end deforestation and related human rights risks in your supply chains and portfolios

There is only one direction for soft law on responsible business conduct: hard law with teeth

Week of 17 January 2022 There is only one direction for soft law on responsible business conduct: hard law with teeth Our key takeaway: Soft law is just hard law in the making. We know what the soft law standards on responsible business conduct are, but we are still in the process of turning those … Continue reading There is only one direction for soft law on responsible business conduct: hard law with teeth

“Every company and every industry will be transformed by the transition to a net zero world. The question is, will you lead, or will you be led?” Larry Fink’s words to CEOs

Week of 17 January 2022 “Every company and every industry will be transformed by the transition to a net zero world. The question is, will you lead, or will you be led?” Larry Fink’s words to CEOs Our key takeaway: Larry Fink, who has a little bit of leverage in the field (as CEO of … Continue reading “Every company and every industry will be transformed by the transition to a net zero world. The question is, will you lead, or will you be led?” Larry Fink’s words to CEOs