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4 Dec 2008

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Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Realizing Rights

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

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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]