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News: INVESTOR PERSPECTIVES ON CHILDREN’S RIGHTS 2015

Global Child Forum and GES, an engagement and research service provider for responsible investors, are undertaking a follow-up survey regarding investor expectations and achievements related to children’s rights. We believe a better understanding regarding if and how business and children’s rights are addressed in investments will help the issue of corporate responsibility for children’s rights move forward. Our benchmark assessment on how 200 European and US asset owners integrate children’s rights was carried out in early 2014 and the resulting report launched in April at the annual Global Child Forum at the Royal Palace in Stockholm, Sweden. Read more about the Forum and last year’s survey here: http://globalchildforum.org/speeches/actionlab-session-b-role-impact-investors-financial-institutions/ http://globalchildforum.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/GCF_GES_OK.pdf For this year’s assessment we are extending the scope to include all of PRI’s asset owner signatories and have invited approximately 280 investors to participate in [...]

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