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Economist Impact Sustainability Week Asia

Webinar

 

Date and Time

Monday February 14-Thursday February 17, 2022
10:00 am-5:00 pm HKT


Location

Webinar


Topics

#Climate Change, #Financial Services, #Supply Chain, #Sustainability Management


Building on six years of actionable insights and solutions to help businesses on their path to greater sustainability, Economist Impact Sustainability Week comes to Asia!

The event will bring together more than 1,500 industry leaders, policymakers, entrepreneurs and researchers from across the Asia-Pacific region to discuss how they can effectively measure, analyze, transform, and scale their sustainability initiatives. Learn more and register for free today!

How the Financial Sector Can Help Accelerate Access to Remedy

Blog

How the Financial Sector Can Help Accelerate Access to Remedy

Despite the best efforts of governments and businesses to protect and respect human rights, there is clearly still a need to ensure people harmed by economic activities are able to raise issues and have them addressed.

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Transforming Finance: Priorities for Progress in Advancing Respect for Human Rights

Blog

Transforming Finance: Priorities for Progress in Advancing Respect for Human Rights

The time for human rights-respecting finance is now. Our new report elaborates on the call to action set out in the UNGPs 10+ Roadmap for Financial Institutions, highlighting key areas where progress is needed to tackle global challenges and contribute to new systems grounded in respect for human rights.

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Human Rights Roadmap for Transforming Finance

Reports

Human Rights Roadmap for Transforming Finance

The Human Rights Roadmap for Transforming Finance report elaborates on the call to action set out in the UNGPs, highlighting key areas where progress is needed to tackle global challenges and contribute to new systems grounded in respect for human rights.

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Bridging the Human Rights Gap in ESG

Blog

Bridging the Human Rights Gap in ESG

ESG as a framework does not sufficiently capture harms to people or guide decisions that take human rights into account. How can the business and human rights framework help close gaps and increase opportunities in current ESG practice among financial actors?

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Time’s Up: Urgent Climate Adaptation and Business Transformation Key to Secure a Livable Planet

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Time’s Up: Urgent Climate Adaptation and Business Transformation Key to Secure a Livable Planet

IPCC’s recently released Sixth Assessment Report about climate impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability shines a light on the threat climate change poses to human well-being and planetary health.

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New York’s Trendsetting Legislation Unveiled: Fashion Sustainability and Social Accountability Act

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New York’s Trendsetting Legislation Unveiled: Fashion Sustainability and Social Accountability Act

The Fashion Sustainability Act, if passed, would hold fashion companies accountable for their role in climate change and human rights impacts.

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Impact-Based Materiality

Blog

Impact-Based Materiality

The third in a four-part blog series, we discuss why companies should focus their materiality assessments on impacts that affect the economy, environment, and people, rather than perception.

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