Plenary 4: Investing in socially sustainable and fair corporates: can Asian companies take the steps that investors are demanding on social issues?

A session by Nneka Chike-Obi, Rizal Mohamed Ali, Khalid Azizuddin, Camille Le Pors and Faroze Nadar
Sustainable Fitch, Kumpulan Wang Persaraan, Responsible Investor, World Benchmarking Alliance and Global Compact Network Malaysia

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  • Labour rights, human rights, freedom, diversity, equality and social stability: how are investors increasing their attention to the ‘S’ issues and how accountable are companies?
  • Did the Covid-19 pandemic refocus investors on human capital? Spotlight on Malaysia’s latex glove industry.
  • How do policymakers, investors and corporates refer to the Sustainable Development Goals?

Speakers:

  • Rizal Mohamed Ali, Vice President, Responsible Investment, Kumpulan Wang Persaraan
  • Nneka Chike-Obi, Director, ESG Research, Sustainable Fitch
  • Camille Le Pors, Lead Corporate Human Rights Benchmark, World Benchmarking Alliance
  • Faroze Nadar, Executive Director, Global Compact Network Malaysia
  • Moderator: Khalid Azizuddin, Reporter, Responsible Investor

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