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Reuters reveals investors press companies on human rights in Xinjiang

Reuters broke the news that a group of religious and socially conscious investors and other funds are ramping up pressure on Western companies over alleged human rights abuses in China’s Xinjiang region, highlighting the challenges for brands trying to maintain their business ties amid rising tensions. The Investor Alliance for Human Rights said some companies scrubbed language about policies on forced labor from their websites, or pledged to buy more Xinjiang cotton, in fear of a backlash from Chinese social media and companies. 

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Regions: Global
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