Child labour robs children of their childhood, potential, and dignity and harms them physically and mentally.
The good news is that child labour is on the decline, as substantiated by data from our research partners and from the International Labour Organization (ILO).
The Company of the Month is selected due to recent developments and in connection with the topic ”Child Labour”.
Jugend Eine Welt helps disadvantaged children and adolescents and supports education and street children worldwide.
Engagement is of great importance for Erste AM’s sustainable investment approach. It combines own initiatives with collaboration on a national and international level. The structured engagement process is based on the “EAM Engagement Guideline” which determines issues, approach and procedures.
By channelling their assets into microfinance funds, investors can contribute to reducing child labour. This is the opinion held by Martin Cech, Senior Fund Manager with Erste Asset Management.