What are specificities of climate change that need to be considered when applying human rights due diligence?

Week of 7 June 2021 What are specificities of climate change that need to be considered when applying human rights due diligence? Our key takeaway: The specificities of climate change need to be taken into account in order to most effectively apply human rights due diligence to climate change. A human rights due diligence ‘plus’ … Continue reading What are specificities of climate change that need to be considered when applying human rights due diligence?

How is the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to impact workers globally?

Week of 7 June 2021 How is the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to impact workers globally? Our key takeaway: The pandemic’s acute impacts on people, from loss of income to poverty to increased inequality, will continue to reverberate without effective policy interventions that promote worker well-being, decent wages and a just transition. The ILO published the … Continue reading How is the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to impact workers globally?

What might be hindering investors’ ability to integrate the S into ESG?

Week of 7 June 2021 What might be hindering investors’ ability to integrate the S into ESG? Our key takeaway: De-bunking misconceptions about integrating the “S” into ESG is a necessary step forward for investors. The next is ensuring that social indicators used by investors are meaningful. The ESG Working Group—a cross-sector coalition of organisations, … Continue reading What might be hindering investors’ ability to integrate the S into ESG?