Church investors push for corporate change

Stone-bibleAn alliance of church investors has resolved to push for more ethical corporate practices, following a meeting in Paris organised by the Church Investors Group (CIG) of Britain and Ireland. One project is to end corporate complicity in human trafficking. CIG will lobby UK-listed hotel groups in a campaign that ties in with the 2012 Olympics in London. Richard Nunn, chair of CIG, said: “It is important we use our voice as investors to hold companies to high ethical standards.” ©2011 funds europe

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