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Corporate Human Rights Benchmark Key Findings Report 2017

Author: Corporate Human Rights Benchmark Limited (CHRB Ltd), Published on: 15 March 2017

The Corporate Human Rights Benchmark Key Findings Report was released 13 Mar 17.

A deceptively simple question – which company performs best in human rights terms – has been impossible to answer objectively.  Today, we take an important step towards answering the question as we rank just under 100 companies from three industries on the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and other internationally recognised human rights and industry standards.  The Corporate Human Rights Benchmark (CHRB) is about more than setting benchmarks. It’s about ranking companies. It’s about making this data public and free...The CHRB’s Pilot Methodology is the result of extensive multi-stakeholder consultation around the world over two years, involving representatives from over 400 companies, governments, civil society organisations, investors, academics and legal experts...the CHRB Measurement Themes...look at companies’ policies, governance, processes, practices and transparency, as well as how they respond to serious allegations...This report summarises the 2017 results of the...[CHRB]...and the key findings they signal. Detailed results by industry, measurement theme, and company are available at

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