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“For Dignity and Development, East Africa Curbs Used Clothes Imports” – The New York Times – October 12, 2017

On October 12, 2017 The New York Times reported that six East African countries (Burundi, Kenya Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda) “have been trying to phase out imports of secondhand clothing and shoes over the last year, saying the influx of old items undermines their efforts to build domestic textile industries. The countries want […]

“ESG factors mattering more in emerging market investments” – Nikkei Asian Review – October 12, 2017

On October 12, 2017 Nikkei Asian Review published an interview about the latest trends in ESG with Linda-Eling Lee, global head of ESG research at MSCI.  According to Ms. Lee, “those criteria matter a lot when investing in companies in emerging markets as ‘higher-rated ESG companies do tend to be demonstrating stronger risk management.’” The […]