Human Rights Assessment Service
Improving worker welfare
A global service for sharing human rights assessments of suppliers in the energy sector
- Assist in improving worker welfare in line with the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and in line with the fundamental conventions of the International Labour Organisation
- Make supplier human rights assessments more efficient in the supply chain
More specifically the intent is to:
- Set a common framework for human rights assessments of suppliers by standardizing the assessment method and through sharing of results
- Offer access to 3rd party assessment services to user organisations
- Remove duplication of supplier assessments, making it easier for suppliers to demonstrate compliance with human rights and reduce industry costs
Enables your suppliers to demonstrate respect for human rights, which allow improvement opportunities to be identified and worked on during the execution of their contracts, with the ultimate objective of improving working conditions in the supply chain.
Nominated for Human Rights Assessments?
If you company is nominated for a Human Rights Assessment, you can find more information about the assessment process and an Q&A section on the page below.
What is the cost of this service?
The service is categorised as a “non-basic” service. This means that the user organisations are collectively and equally responsible for all service costs as defined by the annual HuRi service budget. Each assessment is paid for by the requestor. Contact Domain Coordinator for more details.
Who can join the service?
This is a global service and the general rule is that all energy operators can become a user organisation. Other companies are subject to reference group approval.