Human Rights vs. Profit – Shareholder Divestment Levers Corporate Ethics
May 11, 2015
Is there more to business than profit? Powerful shareholder groups are gently seizing corporate leaders by the lapels and explaining that unethical actions may mean the loss of their investment. Host Bart Jackson brings on guest Rick Ufford-Chase, co-director of the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship which is spearheading the Christian churches’ effort to fiscally nudge US corporations toward more ethical choices in Israel/Palestine and domestically. Are such shareholder groups with nearly $100 Billion in invested assets swaying companies toward right decisions concerning human rights, livable wages, and improved environment? Tune in and find out.
Guest: Rick Ufford-Chase