Beyond Compliance in the Finance Sector – Brief for Pension Funds

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Summary

New brief by Walk Free discusses the role of pension funds in addressing modern slavery risk in operations and investment decisions. It draws from the findings of a recent report by Walk Free, WikiRate and the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre that assessed current reporting practice by asset managers under the UK Modern Slavery Act.

Business case

The brief highlights current gaps in modern slavery reporting among asset managers and pension funds under the UK Modern Slavery Act. It discusses how asset managers disclose due diligence processes for their supply chains and their investment portfolios. The brief provides specific recommendations for pension funds on using their leverage and responsibility to tackle modern slavery.

Collaboration details

Type
Information sharing
Status
Ongoing
ESG theme
  • Disclosure
  • Social
Created on
Geography
Global
Attachments
  • final_beyond_compliance_in_the_finance_sector_pension_funds_brief.pdf Download