Fair Trade

“Netherlands roundup: Managers back textile industry fair pay initiative” – IPE – September 28, 2018

On September 28, 2018 IPE reported that “(e)ight Dutch institutional investors, with combined assets of €725bn, have launched a platform campaigning for fair wages in the textile sector in the developing world. The investors – including asset managers MN, Kempen, Achmea IM, NN IP and Robeco – have also targeted banning child labour and excessive […]

Senate Briefing – Private Investment as a Driver of Deforestation – Washington, DC – September 5, 2018

On September 5, 2018 the Office of U.S. Senator Brian Schatz, Friends of the Earth, and Amazon Watch held a briefing entitled, “Private Investment as a Driver of Deforestation:  Senate Briefing on Exposure of US Investment to Deforestation, Corruption, and Governance Risks.”  The briefing took place in the Senate Russell Building in Washington, DC. Civil Society […]