10 years of the Children's Rights and Business Principles; an Investor perspective

Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), Arabesque, Norsif and Global Child Forum invite you to discover how children’s rights can be incorporated into stewardship and investment strategies.

10 years ago, the Children’s Rights and Business Principles (CRBPs) were launched. Global Child Forum identified an opportunity to use them as a broader instrument of change to positively impact children. Since 2013, alongside Boston Consulting Group, we have benchmarked thousands of companies using our methodology which was built on the CRBPs.

More recently, we have been helping investors incorporate the underlying data into stewardship and investment strategies.

Join us to hear:

  • Georg Kell, Chairman of Arabesque on the development of the CRBPs, why they were founded and how they have progressed to become a tool for investors
  • Caroline Eriksen, Head of Social Initiatives, NBIM on how important children’s rights is to their work and how they are using Global Child Forum data to incorporate children’s rights into stewardship and investment strategies
  • Global Child Forum on the work we do and the data sets that we are sharing with the financial secto

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Matthew Goodwin

Head of Sustainable Investing

Matthew is pioneering a new role at Global Child Forum as a Finance Sustainability Manager responsible for building the Global Child Forum’s relationship with the financial services sector and ensuring that our sustainability data on children’s rights is made available to investors, asset managers and asset owners, helping them integrate children’s rights into their operations and investment decision-making process. Prior to joining Global Child Forum, he spent eight years at Lloyds Banking Group in London. Matthew studied Law and French at Université Paul Cézanne, Aix Marseille III and The University of Sheffield.

Event: December 1, 2022

Global Child Forum at the Royal Palace

On 1 December 2022, Global Child Forum, on behalf of Their Majesties the King and Queen of Sweden, is hosting an exclusive, invitation-only, global forum on children’s rights and business at the Royal Palace in Stockholm, Sweden.

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