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Results found: 81

  • Pfizer: Governance

    Pfizer’s Corporate Governance Committee of the Pfizer Inc. Board of Directors has ultimate oversight of corporate responsibility issues including human rights. Pfizer strives to uphold human rights in all of our business activities. Access to health,...

  • Qualcomm: Governance

    We incorporate sustainability throughout our business. Our sustainability initiatives are guided by our cross-divisional Qualcomm Sustainability and Reporting (QSR) Leadership Committee, which reports annually to the Governance Committee of our Board...

  • Repsol: Progress since June 2011, when the UN Guiding Principles were endorsed

    The Respect for Human Rights Policy was approved at the highest level in the company. In January 2014, Repsol’s Chairman and CEO sent a personal message on this very subject to all employees. A range of communication and awareness activities were...

  • Rio Tinto: Governance

    The Rio Tinto Board’s Sustainability Committee ([link]) has oversight of human rights. It is one of the committee’s core areas of responsibility. There is a designated human rights risk owner in the Executive Committee and an in-house human rights...

  • SABMiller: Governance

    Our progress and performance on human rights and sustainable development are overseen by the corporate accountability and risk assurance committee of the board (CARAC). The SABMiller Executive Committee is responsible for approving policy and strategy...

  • Sanofi: Governance

    - How are human rights governed in your company? Our commitment to respect human rights is the foundation of our CSR approach. It provides Sanofi with an inspirational framework and guide for analysis and action towards continuous improvement. We are...

  • Sanofi: Reporting and communication

    Sanofi communicates its human rights performance through the intranet with the support of the Communication Direction and our CSR Reports. Through the support of the Communication Direction, the Human Rights guide and a minisite was published and made...

  • Sasol: Governance

    It is in the Legal and Compliance/Company Secretarial portfolio/ It is reported through the company Nominations, Governance, ethics and Social Committee (a Board sub committee) Update 2016: It is in the Legal and Compliance/Company Secretarial...

  • Shell: Governance

    Our approach to human rights is informed by general concepts from the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. We built on the strength of our experience and integrated human rights into existing governance and business...

  • Target: Governance

    As the leaders of the business, each member of Target’s Leadership Team has responsibility for living Target’s values of ethics and integrity, and holding team members, vendors and suppliers accountable to our policies. Lead responsibility resides with...

  • Tesco: Governance

    Our core company value is: 'We treat people how they want to be treated'. This is central to how we treat our colleagues, customers, communities and people within our supply chains. [link] Ultimately our CEO is accountable for human rights through the...

  • Total: Governance

    The lead responsibility for Human Rights is given to the Ethics Committee Chairman and the Corporate Legal Department/Ethics & Human Rights Unit. The Ethics Committee Chairman reports directly to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer . The...

  • Unilever: Governance

    Our work in this area is overseen by the Unilever Chief Executive Officer, supported by the Unilever Leadership Executive including the Chief Supply Chain Officer, Chief Human Resources Officer, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer and the Chief...

  • Vale: Governance

    Our Human Rights Policy was approved at the highest level of company management, the Board of Directors. One of the five technical committees that advise the Board of Directors is the Governance and Sustainability Committee, which is responsible for...

  • Verizon: Governance

    Verizon’s Corporate Governance and Policy Committee of the Board of Directors has oversight for our human rights practices. A director in our international policy group is responsible for our human rights practices with support from the Global...

  • Vodafone: Governance

    Human rights are governed as an integral part of Vodafone’s governance of sustainability performance. The Group Executive Committee (ExCo) is responsible for Vodafone’s sustainability performance. An explanation of the governance model is included in...

  • Volkswagen: Governance

    To coordinate sustainability and corporate responsibility, including human rights, Volkswagen has put in place a clear structure. The Group Board of Management (Sustainability Board) is also the highest ranking sustainability body in the company. It is...

  • Yahoo!: Governance

    Yahoo was a trailblazer in the area of business and human rights, formally establishing a dedicated Business & Human Rights Program ([link]) in spring 2008 in order to help integrate human rights concerns into business decision-making and to lead...

  • Zain: Governance

    Human rights are ingrained in the Zain business model. Zain takes an ethical approach to its product and service offerings, and emphasizes accessibility, affordability and the maximization of utility in its product and service portfolio. Products and...

  • adidas: Governance

    Human rights expertise resides in the Social & Environmental Affairs (SEA) department which is responsible for social and environmental concerns related to global supply chains, for consumer safety and for stakeholder outreach, as well as some...

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