Trader’s unique role in business and Human Rights
The commodity trading and shipping industry has a unique role in driving respect for human rights in business. With its power to enhance the value of commodities through investment decisions, the industry can also play a vital part in mitigating the human rights impact of the pandemic and support the development of sustainable business.
This piece authored by Dorothée Baumann-Pauly and Serra Cremer Iyi in the special edition “Commodities” (Agefi & Finanz und Wirtschaft) highlights the unique leverage commodity traders have in driving respect for human rights.
“Commodities” is an annual supplement to «L’Agefi», in collaboration with the Swiss Trading and Shipping Association (STSA). In 2021, it is also edited with «Finanz und Wirtschaft».
Authors: Dorothée Baumann-Pauly & Serra Cremer Iyi
Date: 25 March 2021