Corporate World Moves Forward with Human Rights Transparency

Corporate World Moves Forward with Human Rights Transparency

by Antonio Pasolini
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​Supply chain transparency regarding #humanrights ​is becoming an increasingly important #CSR issue via @Justmeans

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Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 8:00am



​Supply chain transparency regarding human rights ​is becoming an increasingly important CSR issue. After ​consulting with more than 400 contributors, the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark (CHRB) has published its Pilot Methodology​. In November, it will make public its first round of benchmarking corporations on human rights performance​, starting with the top 100 companies from the agricultural products, apparel and​ extract​ive​ ​industries​.

KnowThe Chain, ​which in January published a pilot benchmark on slavery and forced labor​, will follow that with the ​June ​launch of a second human rights benchmark​.

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Corporate Social Responsibility writer for Justmeans, Antonio Pasolini is a journalist based in Brazil who writes about alternative energy, green living and sustainability. Besides Just Means, he contributes articles on emerging technology to Gizmag. He is also a happy herbivore.