As previously discussed, the CHRB will rank 100 companies
on their human rights performance as part of an initial pilot. The
companies chosen for the pilot include members of the extractive,
apparel, and agricultural sectors. Companies will be assessed in
the following areas: governance and policy; systems and processes;
performance; responses to allegations; and transparency.
Ultimately, the CHRB
intends to rank the top 500 globally listed companies.
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