Our commitment to respecting human rights, as set out in the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, is stated in our Human Rights position.
We conduct human rights impact assessments, including labour, across the company's value chain as part of our annual review cycle. The assessment consists of desk research, stakeholder inputs and cross-organisational dialogues led by the Corporate Sustainability unit.
With reference to the International Bill of Human Rights, the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and its Reporting Framework, the Human Rights Strategic Forum has identified the company’s most salient and important issues for 2017-2018 based on the potential severity of our impact:
The Corporate Sustainability unit is responsible for implementing our commitment to respect and support human rights. The work is guided by a cross-organisational Human Rights Strategic Forum, supported by our internal value audit (Facilitation).