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Homeland Security Seeks Input on Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act

There may be a risk of overloading readers with information about the new Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA), but we want to keep you updated. Yesterday, the Department of Homeland Security published a notice in the Federal Register seeking comments from the public on how best to ensure that goods, wares, articles, and merchandise…

SSGA & Vanguard Release Proxy Voting Strategies for ESG Issues

In recent days, State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) and Vanguard issued statements on ESG expectations for their holdings and proxy voting plans. BlackRock issued theirs last month as I wrote about previously. SSGA SSGA expects Boards to play an active and direct role in identifying and managing human rights risks: If risks related to human…