Human Rights Due Diligence
All businesses are responsible for respecting human rights as defined in the International Bill of Human Rights, which includes the Universal Declaration on Human Rights and the International Covenants on Civil, Political, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
Companies can take steps to protect human rights by engaging in three key activities: First, they can adopt a firm commitment at the corporate level to respect human rights. Second, companies should engage in an ongoing human rights due diligence process. Third, where human rights violations occur, companies should act swiftly and decisively to remediate them.
UL Solutions subject matter experts developed this white paper to help you better understand how to implement standards and assess, develop and improve effective human rights due diligence (HRDD) policies and procedures.
The white paper thoroughly explores the five key steps of HRDD: