UN Guiding Principles
The world’s first comprehensive guidance for companies
to report on how they respect human rights.
13 September 2016 — The public consultation period on the UNGP Reporting Framework’s assurance guidance is now open. Feedback is welcome until 31 October 2016. | Learn more about the assurance guidance and download the consultation drafts
While an increasing number of companies have a policy commitment to respect human rights, the quality of those commitments varies widely. In this article, the first in a series, UNGP Reporting Database manager Michelle Langlois analyzes trends in companies’ reporting as shown in the Reporting Database, and offers examples and tips for better policies.
22 September 2016 — The nine largest banking and financial services companies in the world by the FT500 are now in the UN Guiding Principles Reporting Database. The companies include Bank of America, Citigroup, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, HSBC, Industrial and Commercial, Bank of China, Lloyds Banking Group, Toronto-Dominion Bank, Wells Fargo and Westpac Banking. | Jump to companies’ disclosure in the Database