UK - The FTSE Group has announced a new set of human rights criteria for the socially responsible index series FTSE4Good.
FTSE Group undertook a public human rights consultation during 2002 – the first of its kind – with almost 200 responses from corporations, fund managers, non-government organisations and private investors.
FTSE Group deputy chief executive Will Oulton said: “We are confident that by working closely with companies to help them understand the enhancements to the human rights criteria we will again see significant steps made to improve standards.”
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