New Corporate Human Rights Benchmark launches with M&S and BHP Billiton leading the rankings.
Retailer Marks & Spencer, along with mining giant BHP Billiton, have topped a new benchmark ranking companies on their performance against human rights.
The Corporate Human Rights Benchmark (CHRB) was launched today, revealing the two companies led competitors across three sectors: M&S in agricultural and apparel; BHP in the extractives industry.
Meanwhile, Costco Wholesale was at the bottom in agricultural and apparel, with Grupo Mexico coming last among extractives.
The new benchmark is the culmination of two years of research after consultation with companies, NGOs and government bodies, and ranks companies using 100 indic
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