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Samsung

  • Market cap :   $424.5 trillion

  • Stock Price :   $71100.00

  • Technology, telecom & electronics
  • South Korea

  • Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a multinational company that manufactures a range of electronic products including semiconductors, memory chips, mobile phones, televisions, computing devices and monitors.

From the Resource Centre ? This section is a non-exhaustive snapshot of company behaviour recorded by the Resource Centre. We record allegations of abuse, seek company responses, profile lawsuits, and record attacks against Defenders working on business issues.

Indicators

Business Code of Conduct ? A company code of conduct (or code of ethics) is a company document in which it sets out a set of principles that it commits itself to follow, or requires its employees and/or subcontractors to follow.

Global Network Initiative ? Membership in the Global Network Initiative, an alliance that helps companies respect freedom of expression and privacy rights when faced with government pressure to hand over user data, remove content, or restrict communications.

Human Rights Policy ? Company policy describing its approach and commitment to human rights

UN Global Compact ? Membership in the United Nations Global Compact, a voluntary initiative based on CEO commitments to implement universal sustainability principles and to take steps to support UN goals.

Transparency reporting ? Publishes transparency reports, as listed in Access Now's Transparency Reporting Index.

Stories with associated response requests ? We sought responses from Samsung to the allegations raised in these stories. Find out more about our Company Response Mechanism.

Benchmark rankings

KnowTheChain ICT 2020
? KnowTheChain is a resource for companies and investors to understand and address forced labour risks within their global supply chains.
69 / 100
Digital Inclusion Benchmark 2020
? A ranking of 100 influential technology companies on four areas of digital inclusion: enhancing universal access to digital technologies; improving all levels of digital skills; fostering trustworthy use by mitigating risks and harms; innovating openly, inclusively, and ethically. (Benchmark uses a 0-2 point scoring system, adjusted here to show percentage score.)
65 / 100
CHRB 2019
? The 2019 Corporate Human Rights Benchmark assesses 200 of the largest publicly traded companies in the world on a set of human rights indicators.
39.6 / 100
RDR Corporate Accountability Index 2019
? The 2019 Ranking Digital Rights Corporate Accountability Index evaluated 24 of the world’s most powerful digital platforms and telecommunications companies on their disclosed policies and practices affecting people’s rights to freedom of expression and privacy.
29 / 100
RDR Corporate Accountability Index 2020
? The 2020 Ranking Digital Rights Corporate Accountability Index evaluated 26 of the world’s most powerful digital platforms and telecommunications companies on their disclosed policies and practices affecting people’s rights to freedom of expression and privacy.
23 / 100
CHRB 2020
? The 2020 Corporate Human Rights Benchmark assesses the human rights disclosures of 230 global companies across five sectors identified as presenting a high risk of negative human rights impacts.
14 / 26

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