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[DOC] Over 230 Companies Worldwide Have a Public Human Rights Policy Statement, On Eve of the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Realizing Rights, Published on: 4 December 2008

To mark the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Realizing Rights and the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre have been encouraging more companies to adopt human rights policies...Currently over 230 company policy statements appear on the running list on the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre website. [list as of 4 December 2008: ABB, ABN Amro, AGF - Assurances Générales de France (part of Allianz), Abbott Laboratories, Aberdeen Asset Management, Aegon, Akzo Nobel, Alcatel-Lucent, Alcoa, Alliance Boots (part of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts), Alstom, Anglo American, Aramex, Areva, ArmorGroup (part of Group 4 Securicor), Associated British Foods, AstraZeneca, Aviva, BASF, BBVA, BG Group, BHP Billiton, BMW, BP, BT, Balfour Beatty, Banco Bradesco, Banco do Brasil, Barclays, Barrick Gold, Bayer, Body Shop (part of L'Oréal), Boeing, Bonnier Group, Bouygues, Brambles, British Airways, British American Tobacco, Cable and Wireless, Carrefour, Casino, Cemex, Centrica, Chevron, Cisco Systems, Citigroup, Co-operative Bank (part of Co-operative Group), Co-operative Group, Coca-Cola, Codelco, Colgate-Palmolive, Commerzbank, Compass Group, ConocoPhillips, Cosmo Oil, Credit Suisse, DLH (Dalhoff Larsen & Horneman), Daimler, Danone, De Beers, Dell, Deutsche Telekom, Diageo, Dow Chemical, DuPont, E.ON, EADS (European Aeronautic Defence and Space), EDF, EMI, ENI, EnCana, Endesa, Ericsson, Eroski, ExxonMobil, Ferrovial, Ford, Fortis, Freeport-McMoRan, Friends Provident, Fujitsu, General Electric, General Motors, GlaxoSmithKline, Gold Fields, Goodyear, Group 4 Securicor, HBOS, HP (Hewlett-Packard), HSBC, Henkel, Hess Corporation, Holcim, ICI, IKEA, ING, ISS, Imperial Tobacco, Indian Oil Corporation, Intel, InterContinental Hotels, International Power, JFE, Japan Tobacco, Johnson Matthey, KBC, KfW, Kimberly-Clark, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR), L'Oreal, Lafarge, Lagardère, Levi Strauss, Linde, Lloyds TSB, Lonmin, Lundin Petroleum, Man Group, Marks & Spencer, Marriott, Marubeni, Mazda, McDonald's, Merck, Microsoft, Mitchells & Butlers, Mitsubishi, Mitsubishi Electric (part of Mitsubishi Group), Mitsui, Mizuho Financial Group, Monsanto, Morgan Stanley, Motorola, NEC, National Grid, Nestle, Newmont, Nexen, Nokia, Nomura, Nordea Bank, Norsk Hydro, Novartis, Novo Group, Novo Nordisk (part of Novo Group), Novozymes, O2 (part of Telefónica), OMV, Occidental Petroleum, Pentland Group, PepsiCo, Persimmon, Petro-Canada, Petrobras, Pfizer, Posco, Premier Oil, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Procter & Gamble, Prudential plc, Rabobank, Reckitt Benckiser, Reebok (part of adidas), Repsol YPF, Rexam, Ricoh, Rio Tinto, Rio Tinto Alcan (part of Rio Tinto), Roche, SABMiller, SCA, Sanofi-Aventis, Sara Lee, Sasol, Securitas, Sharp, Shell, Siemens, Signet, Skanska, Smiths Group, Société Générale, Sodexo, Sony, Stagecoach Group, Standard Chartered, Standard Life, Statoil,Stora Enso, Sumitomo Electric Industries (part of Sumitomo Group), Sumitomo Group, Sun Microsystems, Syngenta, Talisman, Tata Group, Taylor Wimpey, Telecom Italia, Telefónica, Tesco, Timberland, Tokyo Electric Power, Tom's of Maine, Tomkins, Toshiba, Total, UBS, Unilever, United Utilities, Vodafone, Volvo Group,WPP, Westpac, Weyerhaeuser, Whitbread, Wolseley, Xerox, Xstrata,Yell Group, adidas, Chubu, Commercial International Bank, Continental AG, Deutsche Bahn, Fuji Photo Film, Gaz de France (part of GDF Suez), ACS, Anadolu Efes, ASN Bank (part of SNS Reaal), Bayern, Cadbury, Hilton Hotels, KPN, Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings, Neste Oil, Nippon Yusen, Nippon Express, Nordea Bank, Royal Philips Electronics, Seven & I Holdings, Somo Japan Insurance, Taisei, T&D Life]

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Related companies: 02 (Telefonica Ltd) ABB Abbott Laboratories Aberdeen Asset Management ABN Amro adidas Aegon AGF - Assurances Générales de France (part of Allianz) Akzo Nobel Alcatel-Lucent (part of Nokia) Alcoa Alliance Boots (part of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts) Alstom Anadolu Efes Anglo American Aramex Areva ArmorGroup (part of G4S) ASN Bank (part of SNS Reaal) Associated British Foods AstraZeneca Aviva Balfour Beatty Banco Bradesco Banco do Brasil Barclays Barrick Gold BASF Bayer BBVA BG Group (part of Shell) BHP Billiton BMW Body Shop (part of L'Oréal) Boeing Bonnier Group Bouygues BP Brambles British Airways British American Tobacco BT Cable and Wireless Cadbury (part of Mondelēz International) Carrefour Casino Cemex Centrica Chevron Cisco Systems Citigroup Co-operative Bank (part of Co-operative Group) Co-operative Group Coca-Cola Codelco Colgate-Palmolive Commerzbank Compass Group ConocoPhillips Continental AG Cosmo Oil Credit Suisse Daimler Danone De Beers Dell Deutsche Bahn Deutsche Telekom Diageo DLH (Dalhoff Larsen & Horneman) Dow Chemical DuPont E.ON EADS (European Aeronautic Defence and Space) EDF EMI EnCana Endesa (part of Enel) Eni Equinor (formerly Statoil) Ericsson Eroski ExxonMobil Ferrovial Ford Fortis Freeport-McMoRan Friends Provident Fuji Photo Film Fujitsu G4S Gaz de France (part of GDF Suez) GDF Suez (now Engie) General Electric General Motors GlaxoSmithKline Gold Fields Goodyear Grupo ACS HBOS (part of Lloyds) Henkel Hess Corporation Holcim (part of LafargeHolcim) HP (Hewlett-Packard) HSBC ICI IKEA Imperial Tobacco Indian Oil Corporation ING Intel InterContinental Hotels International Power ISS JFE Johnson Matthey KBC KfW Kimberly-Clark Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) KPN L'Oreal Lafarge (part of LafargeHolcim) Lagardère Levi Strauss Linde Group Lloyds Lonmin Lundin Petroleum Man Group Marks & Spencer Marriott Marubeni Mazda McDonald's Merck Microsoft Mitchells & Butlers Mitsubishi Electric (part of Mitsubishi Group) Mitsubishi Group Mitsui Monsanto (part of Bayer) Morgan Stanley Motorola National Grid NEC Neste Oil Nestlé Newmont Nexen Nokia Nomura Nordea Bank Norsk Hydro Novartis Novo Group Novo Nordisk (part of Novo Group) Novozymes Occidental Petroleum OMV Pentland Group PepsiCo Persimmon Petro-Canada (part of Suncor) Petrobras Pfizer Posco Premier Oil PricewaterhouseCoopers Procter & Gamble Prudential plc Rabobank Reckitt Benckiser Reebok (part of adidas) Repsol YPF Rexam Ricoh Rio Tinto Rio Tinto Alcan (part of Rio Tinto) Roche Royal Philips Electronics SABMiller (part of Anheuser-Busch InBev) Sanofi Sara Lee Sasol SCA Securitas AB Group Seven & i Sharp Shell Siemens Signet Jewelers Skanska Smiths Group SNS Reaal Société Générale Sodexo Sony Stagecoach Group Standard Chartered Standard Life Stora Enso Sumitomo Electric Industries (part of Sumitomo Group) Sumitomo Group Sun Microsystems Syngenta Talisman Tata Group Taylor Wimpey Telecom Italia Telefónica Tesco Timberland (part of VF Corp) Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) Tom's of Maine Tomkins Toshiba Total UBS Unilever United Utilities Vodafone Volvo Group Westpac Weyerhaeuser Whitbread Wolseley WPP Xerox Xstrata (part of Glencore) Yell Group