Woolworths is facing a shareholder resolution asking the company to provide annual disclosure to shareholders on potential and actual human rights impacts in the company’s supply chain.
The Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR) has filed the resolution in on behalf of shareholders. ACCR recently commissioned research firm CAER to assess Australian listed companies against the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark (CHRB), and in the research, which will be released in the near future, Woolworths scored under 20%.
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