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

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