Jindal Stainless Limited has collaborated with Global Business Initiative (GBI) to promote and protect human rights within the company and its area of operations. The engagement will strengthen partnerships through training programmes and exposure of Management & employees on the issues related with human rights.
Efforts are also being made towards incorporating the new UN resolution based on John Ruggie's 'Protect, Respect and Remedy' framework. This framework lays the foundations of a system for better managing business and human rights challenges based on distinct yet complementary responsibilities for States and corporations and effective remedy in case of abuse.
Training programs have been organized at various locations on Global Business Initiative on Human Rights as a business case by Mr. Mark Hodge, Director Global Business Initiative. These programs have been conducted to sensitize senior management and employees towards the issue of Human Rights.
In addition to the above Jindal Stainless has been promoting the concept amongst law and management colleges i.e. students and faculty members and the topic has generated a lot of dialogue on this important domain.
Brig Rajiv Williams, Corporate Head CSR was invited to speak at the forum on business and human rights by the United Nations at the first Annual Forum on Business and Human Rights held at the United Nations OHCHR, Geneva from 3 – 5 December 2012. The discussions focused around implementation of the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and on women empowerment. The model of the India CEO Forum was well appreciated and four countries have expressed their interest in adopting the India model