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Small Hands, Big Brands:
What Can Be Done to Ensure Child Rights are Respected in the Fashion Industry?

Fashion brands must do all they can to ensure the health and well-being of children, from prohibiting child labor to installing responsible marketing practices.

Socially responsible investing

Socially responsible investing is becoming mainstream. At Global Child Forum, we help the financial sector develop their SRI programmes by incorporating children’s rights into their investment strategies, known as child-inclusive investing.

Sustainable Investing: How children’s rights are supporting investor sustainability strategies

What is sustainable investing? What is the relevance of children’s rights to sustainable investors?

Webinar; The State of Children's Rights and Business 2022

In December 2022, Global Child Forum launched a benchmark on of the world’s most influential companies within Food, Beverage & Personal Care – assessing to what extent they addresses children’s rights in their public reporting.

Q&A with Katarina Mellström, Secretary General

We asked our new Secretary General eight questions about herself, her vision for the organisation and the state of children’s rights in the corporate sustainability agenda.

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Protecting children’s rights should not be optional

Andreas Lundmark, MD & Partner at Boston Consulting Group about how companies need to improve on protecting children’s rights.

PRESS RELEASE: Merparten av dagligvaruhandeln underkänns i barnrättsfrågor

Kungahusets stiftelse Global Child Forum, som producerar världens största benchmarkstudie iföretags påverkan på barn, släppte idag sin globala rapport.

PRESS RELEASE: Majority of Food, Beverage & Personal Care Companies Fail to Address Children's Rights

Global Child Forum, which produces the world’s largest benchmark on companies’ impact on children, today released its global report on the state of children’s rights in the food, beverage and personal care sector.

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Five companies who are leading the fight against mental illness in children and families

October 10th marks World Mental Health Day, an international day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma. 2022’s campaign slogan is ‘Make mental health & well-being for all a global priority’, and at Global Child Forum we stand behind this message.

PRESS RELEASE: Global Child Forum and The PRI are driving corporate action to improve children’s lives

Global Child Forum benchmark data on children’s rights and business is a core pillar in The PRI’s human rights data, offerings investors an understanding of how children’s rights issues are being measured across sectors.

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More than ever, businesses need to protect children in the Ukraine crisis

Watching the situation in the Ukraine unfold, we are alarmed for the citizens of Ukraine and especially the nation’s children who are fleeing – sometimes alone – to safe havens. The well-being of the country’s 7.5 million children is at stake. 

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UN Business Guide: Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis

The security situation in Ukraine has significantly deteriorated following the launch of a Russian Federation military offensive on 24 February 2022. Learn how the private sector can help in this brief OCHA Business Guide to the Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis.

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Ukraine crisis: What can business do for children and their families?

The ongoing conflict in Ukraine poses an immediate threat to the lives and well-being of the country’s 7.5 million children and is displacing a growing number of them from their homes. UNICEF and ICC have set out the actions companies can take to support children in Ukraine affected by the crisis.

PRESS RELEASE: Vodafone, Telenor, Deutsche Telekom top Global Child Forum’s Tech & Telecom Children’s Rights and Business Benchmark

Stockholm-based Global Child Forum today announced the results of their latest benchmark report which takes a close look at the state of children’s rights within the Technology and Telecommunications sector.

PRESS RELEASE: Global Benchmark report 2021

Stockholm-based Global Child Forum today announced the results of their report, “The State of Children’s Rights and Business 2021”, showing that companies need to urgently address the implications of their climate actions on children.