Dissecting Human Rights Disclosure: Engagement with vulnerable stakeholders
Who’s behind it? – Shift (2020)
How can it help? – This resource is part of a growing collection designed to help investors read and interpret corporate human rights disclosure. In particular, this resource uses excerpts from companies’ reporting on their engagement with vulnerable stakeholders. Shift presents five excerpts from companies that have generally taken a forward position on business and human rights and are considered leaders in reporting within their sector. Shift also provide a brief analysis of each excerpt highlighting strengths in the insights it offers and noting elements that could make it stronger.
This may also be a useful tool for practitioners within businesses who want to improve how they report on these issues, and for other stakeholders who are interested in analyzing and assessing the quality of a company’s human rights disclosure.