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Energy and Mining Investment: Assessing Accountability for Indigenous Rights in Complex Investment Chains explores how investors can assess the degree to which accountability for Indigenous peoples’ right to Free Prior and Informed Consent is addressed in project and corporate decision-making.
SHARE and NATOA welcome today’s announcement from the CFL Edmonton franchise of its decision to retire its team name. The abandonment of the use of an Indigenous moniker is a positive step to advancing reconciliation and respectful relations with Indigenous peoples.
This innovative project mobilizes institutional investors as allies with Indigenous peoples to use their capital and their voices to promote positive economic outcomes for Indigenous peoples.
This investor-led collaborative effort is working to establish new legal obligations for corporations operating in Canada to address human rights risks in their global supply chains, and report them to investors.
SHARE IN THE NEWS
Morningstar – Last week Vancouver-based mutual fund company, Leith Wheeler, funded research by SHARE into the best due diligence practices for investors to assess free, prior and informed consent compliance when engaging with indigenous communities.
Responsible Investor – A Principles for Responsible Investment-backed global standard for the safe management of mining waste storage facilities launched yesterday, which investor representatives say they will be expecting miners around the world to adhere to.
The Canadian Press – The pandemic’s eruption at the start of AGM season this year forced many companies to cancel their in-person events and figure out how to use technology for a virus-free meeting. The online migration was a scramble for most, as Canadian organizations have been much slower to adopt virtual meetings than their counterparts in the United States.
Catholic Register – The Vatican’s suggestion that investors dump fossil fuel stocks may be one way to protect the planet, but the strategy is not as easy as it appears.