13 Mar '17, 9am

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Marks and Spencer ranks highly in a recent human rights performance study. It is difficult to gauge which multinational companies are leaders and laggards when it comes to human rights. But a report issued today makes an attempt. The study, a shared effort by Aviva Investors , the United Kingdom NGO Business and Human Rights Resource Center (BHRRC), and several other nonprofits and European governments, looks at some of the world’s best-known and largest companies in an attempt to give a snapshot of their human rights performance. The report’s authors say they aim to catalyze a discussion between these firms and their shareholders. But don’t expect many companies to tout the results of this survey, the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark (CHRB), any time soon. The report has some surprises, especially to some companies that landed on “best places to work” rankings over the ye...

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