[PDF] Overview of Company Efforts to Implement Voluntary Principles

Author: Informal Working Group, Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights, Published on: 1 May 2006

The objective of this report is to provide companies with a summary of the experiences and learning to date associated with implementation of the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights… The information gathering process revealed...trends and challenges in company implementation...The Voluntary Principles are seen as genuinely filling a critical void for companies seeking guidance…especially in countries that are often associated with conflict or alleged abuses… Furthermore...emerging best practices in implementation were identified…Voluntary Principles are incorporated in all private security contracts, project legal frameworks with governments and standard company risk assessments…

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