Occasional Papers, No. 2: Incorporating Labor and Human Rights Risk Into Investment Decisions

Occasional Papers, No. 2: Incorporating Labor and Human Rights Risk Into Investment Decisions

Abstract:

Mainstream investors for the first time are beginning to assess labor and human rights factors as a way of increasing returns and lowering risk as part of a broader movement in the investment world to include corporate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) behavior into portfolio and lending decisions. However, the paper also describes why investment analysis of labor and human rights poses some of the most difficult challenges in the emerging ESG field.
Last updated on 12/04/2017