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Slavery, Child Labor Poison Supply Chains Despite Years of Effort

Slavery in its modern forms like forced labor and debt servitude persist despite efforts to stamp them out. Despite a ban by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948, inadequate laws around the world fail to protect millions of citizens.

KKR’s Impact Fund Said to Top $1 Billion on Robust ESG Demand

KKR & Co.’s fundraising for its first Global Impact Fund surpassed its goal, as bets on investments intended to provide a social and environmental benefit surge. KKR is still collecting commitments after surpassing its $1 billion goal, Bloomberg News...

UBS ETF Focused on ESG Investing Sets Record in Europe

A UBS exchange-traded fund focused on ESG investing became the first in Europe to exceed €1 billion ($1.1 billion) in assets, showing that socially responsible financial strategies are growing in popularity.The UBS ETF (LU) MSCI World Socially Responsible UCITS ETF fund tracks...
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