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Whether you’re a financial analyst or sustainability professional, your decisions have the power to effect children’s lives in a positive way.

You can achieve this by incorporating children’s rights into the heart of your sustainability and business strategies. First, find out if your company or investment has a benchmark score – then discover how well children’s rights are incorporated into the business.

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

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Global Benchmark Report 2023

Essential reading for businesses everywhere

The latest Global Child Forum benchmark analysed 1,108 companies, distributed across eight sectors and six regions, against a set of 25 indicators.

How is business responding to children's rights? Read the report to find out!

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Tools to make a difference

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The Workbook

Learn how to protect, support and integrate children's rights at every level of your business

Industry Risk Tool

Gain an overview of the children's rights risks associated with each industry

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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 they respond to children’s rights. Our data can be used by corporates to increase their social impact, and for investors to inform their decision-making.

 

The scores in this top list come from the Global Benchmark 2023, and are based on the total selection of 1108 companies – find out more about which companies were benchmarked here.

 

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

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Company Average score
Wilmar International
Nestlé
Telia
General Mills
The Hershey Company
Airbus
Wesfarmers
Volvo AB
Schneider Electric
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy
Bayer
POSCO
Norsk Hydro
Vale
Glencore
Kering
Ingka Holding (Ikea)
Ford
LVMH Moet Hennessy - Louis Vuitton
General Motors Corporation (GM)
OMV
Neste
Galp Energia
SK Innovation
Compania Espanola de Petroleos (CEPSA)
NN Group
Absa Group
Westpac
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA)
Itau Unibanco Holding
Wilmar International
Nestlé
General Mills
The Hershey Company
Jeronimo Martins
Merck KGaA
Sanofi
AstraZeneca
Aspen Pharmacare
Merck & Co
Telia
Verizon
Vodafone
PLDT
Cisco
Governance &
Collaboration
Workplace
Marketplace
Community &
Environment
Our business case is clear – when societies do better, we do better! When children have their rights, when they are empowered, society flourishes and so do businesses.

Zainab Hussain Siddiqui

VP Sustainability at Telenor

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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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23 OCTOBER 2024

Get ready for Forum 2024

In October, Global Child Forum, on behalf of Their Majesties, the King and Queen of Sweden, is hosting its next invitation-only global forum on children’s rights and business at the Royal Palace in Stockholm, Sweden.

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