UK/EUROPE - Friends Ivory & Sime (FIS) has launched a corporate governance and socially responsible investment unit for European markets.
The team, consisting of 12 members – led by FIS head of SRI Karina Litvack – will address issues concerning corporate governance, human rights, labour standards, bio-diversity, sustainable forestry, climate change, bribery and corruption, environmental management and reporting.
Litvack said: “Fund managers continue to flock to SRI in terms of their fund offerings, while, from a corporate perspective, the need to visibly implement corporate social responsibility is fast becoming a fact of life.”
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