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Results found: 1510

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

    We have continued to grow our global team of in-house labour standards experts, which now numbers 55 and includes locally based experts in the following countries: Bangladesh, Cambodia, China (north and south), Costa Rica, India, Pakistan, South Africa...

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

    There are various challenges across the world due to differing approaches to regulation and enforcement of the law, which in many instances is due to a limited capacity or capability of governments to enforce the rule of law across its geographies....

  • Texas Instruments

    Stock exchange symbol: (TXN:US) Texas Instruments has not yet responded to the survey.  We welcome a response at any time. No publicly-available human rights policy found for Texas Instruments. Texas Instruments' Corporate Citizenship website is here: ...

  • Texas Instruments: Policy commitment

    Texas Instruments has not yet responded to the survey.  No publicly-available human rights policy was found for Texas Instruments.

  • Total

    Stock exchange symbol: (FP:FP) Update 2016: Human Rights Briefing Paper

  • Total: Policy commitment

    Yes, Total has both an identified reference to the company’s human rights commitment in its Code of Conduct and a standalone human rights policy: - The Code of Conduct serves as a common reference document for all Total employees. In 2014, it was...

  • 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...

  • 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) -...

  • Total: Stakeholder engagement

    A new chapter ‘Speaking up’ has been incorporated in Total’s new Code of Conduct (see our Code p. 22), where Total encourage all of its stakeholders to raise their concerns and views concerning the implementation of its Code of conduct. An email...

  • Total: Identified human rights issues

    Please refer to Total's human rights guide detailing three areas that are relevant to Total's operations.

  • Total: Other actions

    See our Code of Conduct and our Human Rights Guide, which sets out 3 areas that are relevant to our operations: human rights in the workplace, human rights and security, human rights and local communities. [link] Human rights and security: Total joined...

  • Total: Reporting and communication

    In accordance with French laws, social and environmental information is included in Total’s Registration document, in chapter 7 of the 2013 edition. The Group has decided to continue publishing an annual corporate social responsibility (CSR) report, to...

  • Total: Grievance procedures and access to remedy

    See above (speak up, grievance mechanisms, GoodCorporation ethical assessments, CDA societal assessments, SRM+, etc.) and our Registration Document 2013 (page 182) for further information ([link]).

  • Total: External and collaborative human rights initiatives

    To continuously improve corporate social responsibility performance through best practice and challenges sharing, we are active member of various international forums for discussion, with our peers (we co-chair the IPIECA “global oil and gas industry...

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

    See above our ongoing efforts to implement grievance mechanisms for local communities across the Group

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

    There should be more focus on ‘Governments duty to protect Human RIghs’. The UK National Action Plan is a good and practical example to illustrate the way a Government seeks to meet its own duty to Protect Human Rights.

  • Toyota

    Stock exchange symbol: (7203:JP) Toyota did not complete the survey.  We welcome a response at any time.  Toyota's policy statement on human rights is available here: [link]

  • Toyota: Policy commitment

    Toyota did not complete the survey.  Toyota's policy statement on human rights is available here: [link]

  • Unilever

    Stock exchange symbol: (ULVR:LN)

  • Unilever: Policy commitment

    It is a stand-alone "human rights" policy - [link] Please see our Code of Business Principles: [link]; Our Responsible Sourcing Policy [link] And the Fairness in the Workplace pillar of the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan [link]. Please also note that...

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