NEW 5 Minute Read – Gender Lens Investing

In celebration of the United Nations International Women’s Day, V.E’s analysts, Nadia Boujdadi and Marianna Fatti, are offering insights on one of the emerging trends in ESG that highlights the importance of investing resources in women and their presence in the financial industry.​ Gender Lens Investing strategies seek to intentionally and measurably use capital to address gender disparities between women and [...]

From goodwill to eradication, how are companies tackling child labour in the supply chain?

The ILO’s conventions on Minimum Age and Worst forms of child labour recognize the duty of states and companies to deploy adequate measures to fight and eliminate child labour. Abolishing child labour is also an important facet of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Agenda. The international community, through Target 8.7 of the SDGs, has made [...]

Vigeo Eiris publishes its UN Global Compact ‘Communication on Progress’ for 2016-17

Our industry-leading ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) research agency assesses and rates issuers’ on their sustainability factors, including States, companies and local authorities. The ten principles of the Global Compact form part of the Vigeo Eiris research framework from which we rate issuers. Since 2005 Vigeo Eiris has specifically provided a dedicated service to monitor [...]

2019-07-02T01:19:54+02:00V.E News|

Vigeo Eiris publishes its “Communication on Progress 2016/2017” to the UN Global Compact

Our industry-leading ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) research agency assesses and rates issuers' on their sustainability factors, including States, companies and local authorities.   The ten principles of the Global Compact form part of the Vigeo Eiris research framework from which we rate issuers. Since 2005 Vigeo Eiris has specifically provided a dedicated service to monitor [...]

2018-02-20T11:18:36+01:00V.E News|

Vigeo Eiris / CHRB panel at 2017 UN Forum on Business and Human Rights

This session will be an opportunity to analyse and compare Human Rights Benchmarks and discuss what they tell us about companies’ performances and processes related to remedy. Gathering views from different stakeholders, the session will explore the challenges related to remedy access from a business and trade union perspective but also shared experience from the [...]

2019-07-02T01:20:21+02:00V.E News|

The Swiss Federal Council rejects a responsible business initiative equivalent to the French ‘Due Diligence’ law adopted in March 2017

The October 2016 initiative, ‘Responsible business for the protection of humans and the environment’,  ‘Entreprises responsables - pour protéger l'être humain et l'environnement’ lodged on October 10th 2016, requests calls for companies with headquarters in Switzerland to respect international environmental and human rights standards both in Switzerland and abroad. Under the initiative companies are required [...]

2019-07-02T01:20:34+02:00V.E News|
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