Briefing highlights Chinese companies' engagement with business & human rights

Author: Global Business Initiative on Human Rights, UN Global Compact Network China, Institute for Human Rights and Business, Peking University, Tracktwo, Published on: 16 February 2015

"China Responsible Business Forum: Corporate Responsibility in the Era of the UN Guiding Principles", 17 February 2015

The China Responsible Business Forum (CRBF) has published a briefing note on the results of its 2014 pilot project which engaged Chinese and multinational companies in three workshops in Stockholm, Beijing and Shanghai. The briefing provides an overview of the pilot year, themes and lessons from the Beijing workshop, and some conclusions regarding next steps for the project. The CRBF aims to build business knowledge, capacity and leadership in relation to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights for Chinese business leaders and companies operating in China...[Participant companies of the Beijing workshop included: Aigo Entrepreneurs Alliance, CBMI Construction, China Huadian Group, China Minmetals Corporation, CITIC Construction, China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC), China Ocean Shipping Group (COSCO), CPI Yunnan, GE China, Hitachi (China), H&M, HP, Huawei, ICBC, Motorola Mobility, NEC (China), Nestlé China, Qizheng Group, Sinosteel Corporation, State Grid Corporation of China, TICO Digital Group, Vale (China), Volvo Group]

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Related companies: China Huadian China International Trust and Investment (CITIC) China Minmetals CNOOC (China National Offshore Oil Corporation) Cosco General Electric H&M Hitachi HP (Hewlett-Packard) Huawei Technologies Motorola NEC Nestlé State Grid Corporation of China Vale Volvo Group