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Global Child Forum

Whether you are a financial analyst or sustainability professional, you have the power to make sure your decisions have a positive effect on children’s lives.

You can make sure of that by incorporating children’s rights into the heart of your sustainability and business strategy. First, let’s find out if your company or investment has a benchmark score, and how well they’ve incorporated children’s rights into their business.

Learn more about The Corporate Sector and Children’s Rights Benchmark and our company universe here.

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2.1

TRN USD AUM

Investors are integrating Global Child Forum’s data on children’s rights into investment and stewardship strategies.

59%

of the most influential global companies benchmarked

In 2020, Global Child Forum joined the World Benchmarking Alliance and adopted the SDG2000 as our company universe.

9%

LEADERS

With only 9 % of companies scoring as “Leaders”, our latest benchmark shows that many companies still have a way to go to fully recognize children as stakeholders and adequately address how their business impacts children’s lives.

Global Child Forum
has challenged our thinking,
broadened our perspectives
and brought new ideas
to our work.

Åsne Burgess Øyehaug

Former Social Responsibility Manager at Norsk Hydro

Improve your business
Global Child Forum's
Benchmark data helps investors incorporate children’s rights into thematic funds, active ownership and investment strategies.

CATHARINA BELFRAGE SAHLSTRAND

GROUP HEAD OF SUSTAINABILITY AT SVENSKA HANDELSBANKEN

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Event: 1 December 2022

Global Child Forum at the Royal Palace

On 1 December 2022, Global Child Forum, on behalf of Their Majesties the King and Queen of Sweden, is hosting an exclusive, invitation-only, global forum on children’s rights and business at the Royal Palace in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Top 5

Best performing companies

Since 2013, Global Child Forum has been benchmarking the world’s most influential companies, assessing how respond to children’s rights. Our data can be used for corporates to increase their social impact, and for investors to inform their decision making.

Choose your sector to see the top five scoring companies within chosen sector, or search for a specific company result below.

Select sector:
Company Average score
Daimler
Adidas
Tata Motors
Hennes & Mauritz (H&M)
Nissan Motor Company
VOLVO AB
Daiwa House Group
Charoen Pokphand Group
Mitsui
Itochu
Norsk Hydro
Bayer
Linde
DSM
BASF
OMV
Petroleo Brasileiro (Petrobras)
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)
Neste
Iberdrola
Hyundai Engineering and Construction
Citigroup
Samsung Life Insurance
Munich Re (MEAG)
Itaúsa (Itau Unibanco Holding)
Wilmar International
Nestle
Olam International
Arla Foods
General Mills
Merck KGaA
Merck & Co
Abbott Laboratories
AstraZeneca
Novartis
Vodafone
Telenor
Deutsche Telekom
Samsung
LG Electronics
Marriott International
Cathay Pacific
Singapore Airlines
ANA Holdings
International Airlines Group (IAG)
Workplace
Marketplace
Community & Environment

Tools to make a difference

Benchmarks

How are the world’s largest companies responding to children’s rights?

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The Workbook

Don’t know where to start? Learn how to respect and support children's rights in your business.

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The Magnifier

How does your business impact children? Identify your knowledge gaps in ten minutes, and learn about related risks and opportunities.

To the magnifier

Business Academy

Want to become a Leader within Children's Rights and Business? Our programme focuses on peer-to-peer networking, collaboration and will guide you through a due diligence process.

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