Institutional investors welcome the Government of Canada’s commitment to begin consultation on supply chain due diligence legislation in 2019. Such legislation will help the private sector identify and root out modern slavery and child labour in business activity.
SHARE is collaborating with the US-based Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) and its members to ask 30 North American oil and gas companies to disclose key information about their water-related risks by responding to the CDP Water Questionnaire.
Canadian investors support the recommendations of a report released by the Subcommittee on International Human Rights calling for legislation to ensure businesses disclose steps they are taking to address child labour and forced labour in global supply chains.
Read the investor statement urging the Government of Canada to enact legislation to help identify and eliminate forced labour and child labour in supply chains through effective company due diligence and disclosure.
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Institutional investors welcome the government of Canada’s commitment to begin consultation on supply chain due diligence legislation in 2019.