hide message

Welcome to the Resource Centre

We make it our mission to work with advocates in civil society, business and government to address inequalities of power, seek remedy for abuse, and ensure protection of people and planet.

Both companies and impacted communities thank us for the resources and support we provide.

This is only possible because of your support. Please make a donation today.

Thank you,
Phil Bloomer, Executive Director

Donate now hide message


1. Introductory material

2. Selected company reports


1. Introductory material

2. Selected company reports

This is a selection of good practice company reports with substantive coverage of human rights issues.  The reports are included for their strong references to some or all of the following:

  • Overview of the company's human rights issues
  • Policies and governance
  • Practical implementation: details of impact assessment, training, management, complaints mechanisms etc.
  • Impacts, in particular: specific challenges (concerns raised about the company and how the company has dealt with them); positive initiatives; broader public policy contexts and actions
  • Engagement with stakeholders / involvement in collaborative initiatives
  • Commitments & targets for future improvement
  • Monitoring & verification

This is not a comprehensive list of good corporate human rights reports. Reports are included in this section without any judgment on the actual human rights performance of each company.

Adidas: "Sustainability Performance Review 2009"

Anglo American: "Report to Society 2009" (and accompanying website)

BT: "Sustainability Report 2009"

Carrefour: "2008 Sustainability Report"

Ford: "2008/9 Sustainability Report"

Gap: "Social Responsibility"

GlaxoSmithKline: "Corporate Responsibility Report 2009"

H&M: "Sustainability Report 2009"

HP: "Global Citizenship Report 2009"

ING: "Corporate Responsibility Report 2009"

Newmont: "Sustainability Report 2009"

Starbucks: "FY 08 Global Responsibility Report"

Timberland: "2007-2008 Corporate Social Responsibility Report"
- "Voices of Challenge" - online dialogue on human rights & other issues

In-depth areas

The following in-depth areas are available in other languages:

Get RSS feed of these results

Related stories and components

22 March 2016

Shift releases new reporting database to shed light on corporate human rights performance

The UN Guiding Principles Reporting Database was developed by Shift in support of the UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework, a joint initiative of Shift and Mazars...The UN Guiding Principles Reporting Database shows what companies say about how...

See full story

23 April 2015

Ericsson releases sustainability report based on UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework

On 14 April 2015. Ericsson released its Sustainability Report 2014. It is the first time the company has reported using the UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework and it is the first information and communications technology (ICT) company to use...

See full story

23 April 2015

Ericsson Sustainability Report 2014: Technology for Good programs benefit four million globally

Author: Ericsson

Ericsson ..has published its 22nd Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Report summarizing its performance during 2014 in the areas of: Responsible Business; Energy, Environment and Climate; and Communication for All... Ericsson is the first ICT...

Read more