TYPES OF CAPITAL

Public Equities

Companies whose practices and policies either facilitate violence in the workplace and/or do not accommodate the need of survivors will face operational and reputational risks that can impact their stock price. Investors investing in public companies have the power to screen out companies based on certain practices and to influence companies to adopt better ones.

 

Common Standards on GBV for Public Companies

Creating standards and an investment framework that enables public investors to screen companies for potential operational upside and reputational risk related to gender-based violence.

Audience: Asset managers and public equity analysts
Type of violence: Workplace violence and domestic violence
Type of capital: Public equities
Investment approach: Public equities indices
 
Resources: Organizations, such as Futures Without Violence and FreeFrom are developing guidelines and best practices for workplaces, including the Workplaces Respond initiative.
 
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Reinterpreting Data to Assess the Risk of Gender-Based Violence in Public Equities

Using a gender-based violence lens to analyze existing datasets to better understand a company’s practices and culture

Audiences: Asset managers and public equity analysts
Types of violence: Workplace violence and domestic violence
Type of capital: Public equities
 
Resources: Criterion Institute will shortly publish a framework and tool for assessing the market risk of gender-based violence in public equities.
 
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