In many regions across the world, Indigenous peoples are increasingly experiencing human rights violations, particularly in relation to the extractive, renewable energy, and agribusiness sectors. Institutional investors, as shareholders and providers of capital, play a critical role in driving, enabling, or preventing human rights impacts. The responsibility of investors to conduct due diligence to identify and address actual or potential human and Indigenous rights violations has been established by international standards such as the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and the Organization for Economic and Cooperation and Development (OECD) Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
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Categories: Indigenous Peoples and Consent