Companies and the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights

Author: Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights, Published on: 15 October 2015

Through implementation of the Voluntary Principles, and participation in the Voluntary Principles Initiative, companies are better able to align their corporate policies and procedures with internationally recognized human rights principles in the provision of security for their operations.  In so doing, companies communicate to employees, contractors, shareholders, and consumers their commitment to the Principles: (1) through sharing of best practices and lessons learned with one another, and (2) by collaborating on difficult issues. [Refers to Anglo American, AngloGold Ashanti, Barrick Gold corporation, BG Group, BHP Billiton, BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold, Glencore, Hess Co., Marathon Oil, Newcrest Mining, Newmont Mining, Norsk Hydro, Occidental Petroleum, Pacific Rubiales, PanAust, Premier Oil, Repsol, Rio Tinto, Shell, Sherrit Intl., Statoil, Total, Tullow Oil]

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Related companies: Anglo American AngloGold Ashanti Barrick Gold BG Group (part of Shell) BHP Billiton BP Chevron ConocoPhillips Equinor (formerly Statoil) ExxonMobil Freeport-McMoRan Glencore Hess Corporation Marathon Oil Newcrest Norsk Hydro Occidental Petroleum Pacific Exploration & Production (Now Frontera Energy) Premier Oil Repsol Rio Tinto Shell Total Tullow Oil