CCLA launches modern slavery benchmark for UK listed company investors

Corporate performance and disclosures

Valeria Martinez
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CCLA Investment Management has launched a modern slavery benchmark to assess how the largest UK companies by market capitalisation are taking steps to end modern slavery in their operations and supply chains.

The firm said that the benchmark is a tool to provide investors with clarity on companies' involvement in combating modern slavery and to support engagement initiatives. It assesses corporate performance and disclosures related to modern slavery, adhering to legal mandates, government recommendations, and global voluntary standards on business and human rights. CCLA: Investment sector has to 'show leadership' to eradicate modern slavery Martin Buttle, Better Work lead at CCLA, said investors were in a "strong position" to contribute to ending modern slavery in businesses.  "We r...

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