Disclosures on managing human rights

Net Balance Foundation, in collaboration with ACCA and CAER, is pleased to release its latest disclosure report examining the human rights governance, risk management and reporting quality of companies in the ASX 100. The research shows that 90% of Australia’s large companies most exposed to human rights issues may have inadequate public disclosures and responses in place to mitigate associated risks.

With the recent development of the UN Framework and Guiding Principles on business and human rights led by Professor John Ruggie, and endorsed by the Human Rights Council

in June this year, there is now greater clarity on how business can respect and manage human rights risks.

The full report is available to download as a PDF.