PROJECT EVENT AND REPORT: Better Returns in a Better World
On 2 December 2010 Ethix SRI Advisors hosted the Stockholm launch of the Oxfam report Better Returns in a Better World: The role of investors in poverty reduction and development.
The Better Returns in a Better World was initiated in 2008 and covered the following themes: Access to Medicines; Arms Trade; Decent Work in Global Supply Chains; Access To Water; Food Security: Investing in Farmland; Private Equity Investing in Developing Countries; and Transparency, Bribery and Corruption.
Ethix SRI Advisors participated in the project by hosting an investor workshop on the international arms trade in mid-2009 (URL http://www.oxfam.org.uk/resources/issues/privatesector/investmentworkshops.html#arms
Building on its longstanding engagement with investors on controversial weapons, Ethix SRI Advisors has joined Oxfam in coordinating Nordic investor’s action in support of an international Arms Trade Treaty.
Minutes from the seminar can be found here.