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UK: Investors to sue Boohoo over worker violations

In addition to seeing its share value plummet over supply chain scandal, Boohoo is now facing a lawsuit on behalf of a group of 49 institutional investors

Why it matters: This case matters because it highlights the impact of ESG (environmental, social, and governance) responsibilities and represents a landmark case in testing the legal framework for securities litigation in the UK, specifically regarding the role of ESG factors.

The bottom line: Boohoo's alleged failure to meet ESG responsibilities has resulted in significant harm to investors, prompting a notable securities litigation case with potential implications for corporate governance.

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