Burmese fishermen raise their hands when they are asked who wants to go home, following a report on rampant slavery in the fishing industry in the remote Indonesian island village of Benjina. Photo: AP
Matthew Friedman
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The View by Matthew Friedman

How socially responsible investing can help end modern slavery

  • Investing with a conscience is a growing trend worldwide, but the focus so far has been on environmental and governance issues. Metrics must be established to track social issues, so investors can make a tangible impact

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Burmese fishermen raise their hands when they are asked who wants to go home, following a report on rampant slavery in the fishing industry in the remote Indonesian island village of Benjina. Photo: AP
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Illustration: Craig Stephens
Laura M. Cha
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Laura M. Cha

In gender equality and corporate governance, Hong Kong can be a champion of change

  • Corporate social responsibility in the region lags behind international best practices, which gives Hong Kong a chance to lead by example – by committing to gender equality. HKEX now expects all firms listed here to have a diversity policy

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Illustration: Craig Stephens
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