CSR Report 2004

  • 2005/05/16
Time period
  • January 2004  –  December 2004
  • H & M Hennes & Mauritz communicates with its stakeholders on CSR and implementation of the Global Compact principles in its CSR Report 2004. Additional information on H&M''s CSR implementation and performance can be found in the Annual Report 2004, on H&M''s website (www.hm.com/csr), in the brochure "Our responsibility" (which can be downloaded from www.hm.com/csr), and in the company''s Code of Conduct (please see http://www.hm.com/uk/hm/social/coc.jsp).

    H&M''s CSR Report 2004 describes the company''s work to meet its voluntary commitments in respect of social and environmental responsibilities. In particular, we describe our efforts to ensure that our suppliers respect human rights and offer their employees good working conditions. We also report on our environmental work. The report follows a triple bottom line approach (economic, social and environmental performance), as prescribed by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). Please see page 70-72 for our GRI Content Index.

Principles covered
  • Principle 1 - Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights
  • Principle 2 - Make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses
  • Principle 3 - Businesses should uphold freedom of association & effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining
  • Principle 4 - The elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour
  • Principle 5 - The effective abolition of child labour
  • Principle 6 - Eliminate discrimination in respect of employment and occupation
  • Principle 7 - Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges
  • Principle 8 - Undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility
  • Principle 9 - Encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies
  • Principle 10 - Businesses should work against all forms of corruption, including extortion and bribery
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