Most big companies failing UN human rights test, labour ranking shows

The study comes as big brands face growing pressure from regulators and consumers to ensure their global operations are not tainted by modern-day slavery

Majority of big brands failing to meet U.N. human rights standards: Survey. Most big companies operating in sectors at high risk of labour abuses are failing to meet human rights standards set by the United Nations, according to an analysis of 100 major companies published on Monday.

Companies Fail to Meet Human-Rights Benchmark, Study Finds

Major companies in the resource extraction, agricultural and clothing industries are failing to demonstrate respect for human rights, according to a study based on principles from the United Nations.