Human Rights Metrics: Reaching scale through the Sustainable Finance agenda

Date

25 Sep 2018 09:00

Address

The Press Club
  Brussels
Belgium

Section

Euro & Finance

Event Location

Belgium

Event Description

The event will focus on key barriers and opportunities in the development of high-quality human rights metrics to guide responsible investment

 

Panel I: Key barriers to high-quality data

Panel II: Human Rights in the EU’s Taxonomy for Sustainable Investments

Exchange of views on: Measuring labour rights; NGO initiatives in measuring and reporting human rights performance

 

Speakers will include:

Catherine Howarth, CEO, ShareAction; Paul Tang, MEP, S&D Group; Robin Edme, Senior Policy Officer, Green and Sustainable; Finance, DG FISMA; Carel Cronenberg, Associate Director, MRV Manager, EBRD; Hubert de l’Hermite, Strategy and Innovation Director, Solvay; Leslie Swynghedauw, Senior Associate, ESG Research, MSCI; Mark Hodge, Senior Associate, Shift Project; Filip Gregor, Head of Responsible Companies, Frank Bold; Jimmy Greer, Head of Sustainability, ACCA; Arvid Ahrin, General Secretary, Nordic Financial Unions; Vincent Papa, Director for Financial Reporting Policy, EFRAG; Ben Vanpeperstraete, Lobby and Advocacy Director, Clean Clothes Campaign; Richard Karmel, business and human rights partner, Mazars, etc

 

You can already  register via: https://goo.gl/forms/XUf4xElygLsedkrh2

 

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