BG Group publishes revised company-wide human rights approach in line with UN Guiding Principles

Author: BG Group, Published on: 17 September 2015

"A commitment to human rights is a pre-requisite for our legitimacy, trust, our long-term performance and our license to operate. Although governments have the primary duty to protect and ensure fulfilment of human rights, we have a responsibility to respect human rights. We also seek to contribute to improvements in the societies and communities where we operate. This document explains our approach to respecting human rights, in accordance with our Human Rights Policy, and the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights." Helge Lund, Chief Executive, BG Group

[Addresses key human rights issues including: security, indigenous peoples, land acquisition and resettlement, impacts on communities and the environment, workforce/non-discrimination, contractors & suppliers, access to remedy]

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Related companies: BG Group (part of Shell)