Human Rights Risks in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region: Practical Guidance for Investors

There is a human rights crisis in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in China, known to local people as East Turkestan (Uyghur Region). Since 2017, the Chinese government has placed an estimated 1.8 million predominantly Turkic and Muslim-majority peoples, including Uyghurs, Kazakhs, Kyrgyz, and Hui, in detention camps, prisons, and factories. 

"Human Rights Risks in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region - Practical Guidance for Investors" - published by ICCR's Investor Alliance for Human Rights program - informs investors of the salient risks to people associated with the business activities of their portfolio companies in or connected with the Uyghur Region. It provides practical guidance to investors on how to engage with its portfolio companies, as well as other stakeholders, to identify, prevent and mitigate those risks, as they may arise at different stages of the business process or the product lifecycle.