Wall Street Journal: Companies Fail to Meet Human-Rights Benchmark, Study Finds
13 November 2018
"Major companies in the resource extraction, agricultural and clothing industries are failing to demonstrate respect for human rights, according to a study based on principles from the United Nations.
The study, produced by the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark, a U.K.-based organization that draws expertise from think-tanks, investors and business foundations, tracks how companies perform across 100 indicators built on the U.N. Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, as well as additional industry-specific standards."
Read the full article on Wall Street Journal website.
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