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Companies commit to human rights in increasing numbers

As representatives of over 1000 companies gather this week in New York at the United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit, Realizing Rights and the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre have published a list of over 270 companies worldwide known to have adopted a human rights policy statement (see full list below). During 2009-2010 Mary Robinson…wrote to the CEOs of 100 companies, encouraging them to adopt a human rights policy…Every company human rights policy statement known to the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is featured on its website: www.business-humanrights.org/ToolsGuidancePortal/Policies...If your company has a human rights policy statement…please contact Business & Human Rights Resource Centre…