Insights

South Sudan: Investors & Human Rights

South Sudan is a neglected conflict. Since 2013, the fledgling country has been mired in a civil war that has displaced 5 million people, generating the largest refugee crisis in Africa. But unlike the Darfur crisis, there is little public awareness and therefore no divestment legislation or broad-based sanctions. While South Sudan’s volatile state should prompt investors to take the risk-based approaches, investors and businesses have given little consideration to the crisis.  

In Domini’s new issue paper, South Sudan: Investors & Human Rights we outline the human rights situation in the Republic of Sudan (South Sudan) and explain why and how we perform additional analysis for companies that operate or have ties to business in the country, including the factors that help us determine whether these companies are eligible for investment. 

Read The Issue Paper

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