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Results found: 1510

  • Volkswagen: Management

    Volkswagen Group Internal Audit and Group Security regularly and systematically monitor compliance with the rules, carrying out random checks irrespective of any suspicion of non-compliance and investigating whenever breaches are actually suspected....

  • Volkswagen: Stakeholder engagement

    In cooperation with the Institute for Market, Environment and Society (imug) Volkswagen established a stakeholder panel, which has now been running for over 17 years. It follows the companies’ activities, especially our environmental and sustainability...

  • Volkswagen: Identified human rights issues

    The company selected the following from a check list: Health (including environmental health, workplace health & safety) Workplace diversity / non-discrimination Forced labour and human trafficking (including in supply chains) Sexual harassment...

  • Volkswagen: Other actions

    Volkswagen's Global Works Council, Volkswagen's Board of Management, and the International Metalworkers' Federation signed the "The Declaration of Social Rights and Industrial Relations" in June 2002. The Declaration is a commitment by the company to...

  • Volkswagen: Reporting and communication

    Group Sustainability Report: [link] Annual Report 2013: Sustainable Value Enhancement [link] Internet:[link] ;  Microsite: [link]   Intranet Newsletter and Employee Magazines Update 2016: Sustainability Report 2014: http://www.volkswagenag.com/content...

  • Volkswagen: Grievance procedures and access to remedy

    Two highly-respected lawyers act as independent ombudsmen. Any employee, business partner or third party who suspects corrupt practices can send their complaint to the ombudsmen. All information is treated in the strictest confidence and the identity...

  • Volkswagen: External and collaborative human rights initiatives

    Since 2002, the Volkswagen Group is an active participant of the United Nations Global Compact with a GC Advanced level. With the aim to promote good governance in mineral-producing countries by disclosing information relating to payment flows,...

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

    In the long term, a company can only be successful if it acts with integrity, complies with statutory provisions worldwide and stands by its voluntary undertakings and ethical principles. At Volkswagen, compliance means playing by the rules. It is a...

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

    The year 2015 will be politically and economically challenging. Political changes in for Volkswagen relevant markets lead to considerable challenges, also regarding the management of human rights issues. Update 2016: The year 2016/17 will be...

  • Wal-Mart de Mexico

    Stock exchange symbol: (WALMEXV:MM) Walmex did not respond to the survey. Walmex social responsibility website is here: [link] No publicly-available human rights policy was found for Walmex.

  • Walgreen

    Stock exchange symbol: (WAG:US) Walgreen has not responded to the survey.  We welcome a response at any time.  No publicly-available human rights policy was found for Walgreen.  Walgreen's social responsibility website is here: [link]

  • Walgreen: Policy commitment

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

  • Walmart

    Stock exchange symbol: (WALM34:BZ) Walmart did not complete the survey.  We welcome a response at any time.  No publicly-available human rights policy was found for Walmart.  The company's Global Responsibility reports are here: [link]

  • Walmart: Policy commitment

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

  • Walt Disney

    Stock exchange symbol: (DIS:US) Walt Disney has not yet responded to the survey.  We welcome a response at any time.  Walt Disney's human rights policy statement is here: [link]. Walt Disney's Citizenship website is here: [link]

  • Walt Disney: Policy commitment

    Walt Disney has not yet responded to the survey.  Walt Disney's human rights policy statement is here: [link].

  • Wells Fargo

    Stock exchange symbol: (WFC:US) Wells Fargo declined to respond to the survey.  Wells Fargo's human rights policy statement is here: [link]

  • Wells Fargo: Policy commitment

    Wells Fargo declined to respond to the survey.  Wells Fargo's human rights policy statement is here: [link]

  • Wesfarmers

    Stock exchange symbol: WESDD:AU Wesfarmers did not complete the survey.  We welcome a response at any time.  No publicly-available human rights policy was found for Wesfarmers. Wesfarmers' Sustainability website is here: [link]

  • Wesfarmers: Policy commitment

    Wesfarmers did not complete the survey.  No publicly-available human rights policy was found for Wesfarmers.

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