Selected company reports

This is a selection of “good practice” company reports with substantive coverage of human rights issues, recommended to the Resource Centre by a range of experts. The reports are included for their strong references to some or all of the following:    

  • Practical implementation  
  • Policies & management systems  
  • Specific challenges & limitations  
  • Commitments & targets for future improvement  
  • Monitoring & verification, involvement of external stakeholders  
  • Management of human rights & environmental issues in the supply chain  

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.

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UK: Lush defends right to free movement in response to Brexit

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31 May 2017

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10 January 2017

ABN Amro: "Human Rights Report 2016" [PDF]

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4 January 2017

Study reveals low level of human rights performance disclosure in mining, energy & financial sectors

Author: Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) & Centro Vincular-PUCV

“Shining a light on human rights: corporate human rights performance disclosure in the mining, energy and financial sectors”, 7 December 2016...

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22 June 2016

UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework database now includes 10 ICT companies

Author: Shift

The 10 largest information and communications technology (ICT) companies in the world by the FT500 are now in the UN Guiding Principles Reporting Database. The companies include Apple, AT&T, China Mobile, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Oracle,...

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13 April 2016

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So. Africa: Study finds that many companies listed on JSE's Sustainability Index flout environmental laws

Author: Alide Dasnois, GroundUp

'Some of SA's top companies are quietly breaking the law', 8 Sep 2015: Some of the top companies on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange are flouting environmental laws and not telling their shareholders, according to a study by the Centre for Environmental...

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India: Report on companies' sustainability practices - an analysis of the top 100 listed companies

Author: Price Waterhouse Coopers Pvt. Ltd.

SEBI’s regulation in 2012 mandating the top 100 listed companies to report on their performance on the Business Responsibility Guidelines through Business Responsibility Reports (BRRs), along with their Annual Reports...The report sets out to document...

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