UN Guiding Principles
The world’s first comprehensive guidance for companies
to report on how they respect human rights.
While the majority of companies in the UNGP Reporting Database report something on accountability structures for human rights, only 7 per cent of companies clearly explain day-to-day responsibility and accountability structures for managing human rights risks. This analysis of company disclosure, the second in a series, highlights four key trends and offers tips to improve companies’ responsibility and accountability structures for human rights. | Jump to the article
24 November 2016 — The 20 largest banking and financial services companies in the world by the FT500 are now in the UN Guiding Principles Reporting Database. The companies include institutions headquartered in Australia, Canada, China, Japan Spain, the UK and the US. | Jump to companies’ disclosure in the Database
1 November 2016 — The investor coalition supporting the Reporting Framework continues to grow and includes signatories from Australia, France, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, the UK and the US. See their statement of support and the names of the investors supporting the Framework.