Results found: 20

  • Anheuser-Busch InBev: Progress since June 2011, when the UN Guiding Principles were endorsed

    As a signatory to the United Nations (UN) Global Compact, we are committed to business practices that do not infringe on human rights and that do align with various international standards of responsible business conduct, including the Universal...

  • BASF: Management

    Important aspects of human rights due diligence for BASF comprise safety, security and health, social and labor standards, as well as supply chain management. These aspects are – either explicitly or implicitly – integral part of different management...

  • Bank of America: Governance

    In 2014, we established a new Global CSR Committee reporting to the CEO. The Committee provides a forum for dialogue around emerging CSR issues, including concerns raised by advocates, regulators and influencers. Having the Committee reporting to the...

  • CNOOC (China National Offshore Oil Corporation): Stakeholder engagement

    In terms of employee trainings, CNOOC Limited has always upheld a “people -oriented” principle and is keen to provide opportunities and channels for employee advancement. Based on different professional groups and job characteristics, the Company has...

  • Coca-Cola: Actions on forced labour & trafficking

    In 2014, we began conducting country level human rights due diligence studies on forced labor, child labor and land rights that will eventually encompass 28 countries by 2020.  We have Board of Directors metrics for these studies, including remediation...

  • Gap: External and collaborative human rights initiatives

    As mentioned above in our response to Question #4, we are involved in many forms of engagement and partnership. Furthermore, we work with CARE International and the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) to help female garment workers...

  • General Electric: Management

    As noted above, respect for human rights is a shared responsibility among functional leaders and business experts in various areas like sourcing, legal, EHS, etc. This all occurs within the framework of the Company’s Statement of Principles on Human...

  • Heineken: Challenges, and additional guidance that would be helpful

    We are in the process of further developing our due diligence process, which we want to do in a phased way. Part of the challenge we – and many multinational organisations – are facing is the complexity of the value chain and the extent to which we can...

  • ITC: Stakeholder engagement

    ITC has a structured approach to engaging with its stakeholders based on detailed materiality analysis, covering all aspects of the interface, including human rights. The Company's institutionalised systems and formal processes include  identification...

  • ITC: Actions on access to water

    Water resource management is a top priority for ITC as it engages with thousands of farmers across India who are constituents of the Company’s multiple supply chains and for whom water availability is critical to their livelihoods, especially as the...

  • Johnson & Johnson: Actions on conflict minerals

    Along with governments, NGOs, the investment community and other corporations, Johnson & Johnson is concerned with human rights violations, such as forced labor, sexual violence, human trafficking and child labor, which we understand are occurring...

  • Orange: Challenges, and additional guidance that would be helpful

    The main constraints concerning the implementation of commitments are related to the limited role of companies/ business to be a lever of transparency. This topic is managed mostly by governments and we are obliged to follow the national legislation on...

  • Pfizer: Actions on health

    Globally, underserved populations often struggle to access functioning health care systems and therefore do not have consistent access to safe and reliable medicines. The number of people without access to essential health care services is estimated at...

  • Pfizer: Other actions

    Working Conditions in the Supply Chain — Addressing worker health and safety across our supply chain is an integral part of business and is foundational to human rights. Pfizer has internal and external standards aimed at safeguarding workers and...

  • Sanofi: External and collaborative human rights initiatives

    Sanofi is proud to be a founding member of EDH, a not-for-profit association launched in 2003 to provide companies with practical solutions for implementing the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in business. It is inspired by the work of BLIHR....

  • Standard Bank: Actions on housing

    Standard Bank South Africa is committed to finding sustainable solutions that increase access to affordable housing finance for customers. We finance quality affordable housing units priced up to R550 000, with the average bond worth about R350 000....

  • Standard Bank: Other actions

    Women/Children (including child labour)/ Indigenous peoples Included as part of our environmental and social appraisal process for activities we finance are human rights issues, including discrimination, child labour, forced or compulsory labour and...

  • Target: Management

    Day-to-day management of human rights resides mostly with Target’s Employee & Labor Relations and Social Compliance & Sustainability teams. When it comes to sourcing and supply chain operations, we insist on a high degree of oversight of the...

  • Total: Management

    Linked to the United Nations’ guiding principles on business and human rights, TOTAL has adopted an holistic and integrated Human Rights approach based on several pillars: - Written principles (Code of Conduct, Human Rights guide – see above) -...

  • adidas: Reporting and communication

    At the end of each month, SEA reports to the Executive Management, highlighting critical issues, investigations and remedial efforts in relation to individual factories and other country-specific cases for our direct and indirect supply chains, as well...