The first annual meeting of the Dutch Pension Funds Agreement on International Responsible Investment on 10 September 2019 had an interactive character. Pension fund board managers and six NGOs, trade unions and government met in small groups to discuss animal welfare, freedom of association, human rights defenders, controversial weapons and arms trade, children's rights and climate change.
The AGT pays significant attention to purchasing practices of signatory companies. Industry-wide sustainable purchasing practices should enable suppliers to make progress towards paying workers a living wage.
Conclusion of research agency: satisfactory progress made in complying with agreements.
A working group of the Dutch Agreement on Sustainable Garments and Textile (IMVO Textile Covenant) has discussed and analysed animal welfare risks associated with the 'big five' of Animal Derived Materials: wool, down, leather, silk and fur.
These companies are already signatories to the Dutch Agreement of Sustainable Clothing and Textile. At the beginning of 2018, a close collaboration was founded between the Dutch and German Textile initiative.
Je m’appelle has signed the Agreement Sustainable Garments and Textile on August 21, 2019. The company will work towards a sustainable production chain.
Supermarkets, food producers and other companies trading in food products take their first bold steps on the road to International Responsible Business Conduct (IRBC).
This final Dutch Banking Sector Agreement (DBA) study on increasing leverage presents a selection of some major ‘topics’ that impact the exercise of leverage and the ability of the DBA parties to collaborate.
The coalition that concluded the Dutch Banking Sector Agreement on International Responsible Business Conduct Regarding Human Rights (DBA) has published its second annual report. The report consists of a general part describing the developments within the DBA, a report of the independent Monitoring Committee and a response to this report from the Steering Committee and some individual parties.