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Corporate Responses to Protecting Children's Rights in the Middle East and North Africa

In an effort to provide insights and guidance on how businesses protect – or fall short in protecting – children’s rights in the Middle East and North Africa, this report draws on one of Global Child Forum’s essential research products: The corporate sector and children’s rights benchmark. More specifically, insights are provided across three areas where the corporate sector impacts children’s rights: The Workplace, The Marketplace, The Community and the Environment. In 2014, Global Child Forum, in partnership with Boston Consulting Group, published a benchmark study of the 350 largest companies in the region. This report is a follow-up to that study. An updated benchmark analysis has been conducted on 20 of the region’s largest companies.

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Corporate Responses to Protecting Children's Rights in South America

In an effort to provide insights and guidance on how businesses protect – or fall short in protecting – children’s rights in South America, this report draws on one of Global Child Forum’s essential research products ‘The corporate sector and children’s rights benchmark’. More specifically, insights are provided across three areas where the corporate sector impacts children’s rights: The Workplace, The Marketplace, The Community and the Environment. In 2017, Global Child Forum, in partnership with Boston Consulting Group, published a benchmark study of the 300 largest companies in the region. This report is a follow-up to that study. An updated benchmark analysis has been conducted on 20 of the region’s largest companies.

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Corporate Responses to Protecting Children's Rights in South Africa

In an effort to provide insights and guidance on how businesses protect – or fall short in protecting – children’s rights in South Africa, this report draws on one of Global Child Forum’s essential research products ‘The corporate sector and children’s rights benchmark’. More specifically, insights are provided across three areas where the corporate sector impacts children’s rights: The Workplace, The Marketplace, The Community and the Environment. In 2015, Global Child Forum, in partnership with Boston Consulting Group, published a benchmark study of the 271 largest companies in the region. This report is a follow-up to that study. An updated benchmark analysis has been conducted on 20 of the region’s largest companies.

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Global Child Forum's Pledge to Advance Children's Rights in Business

Global Child Forum is issuing an urgent call for business to create tangible initiatives and forge partnerships which advance children’s rights in your operations, supply chains and in the communities in which you operate. We want to create a movement – to deliver actionable initiatives that contribute to advancing children’s rights. Join us by signing the pledge

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What needs to be done to advance children’s rights?
Listen to some of the voices from Global Child Forums. Scroll right for more videos.

Global Child Forum at the Swedish Royal Palace, 2018

Lise Kingo at Global Child Forum, the Swedish Royal Palace 2018 #1

Fauza and Kesia, Indonesian Children’s Advisory Committee, Time to Talk! at Global Child Forum 2018

Natalie Au at Global Child Forum, the Swedish Royal Palace 2018

Side by Side, Global Child Forum 2018

Fiona Smith at Global Child Forum, the Swedish Royal Palace 2018

Lise Kingo at Global Child Forum, the Swedish Royal Palace 2018 #2

South America: Investing in Every Child

Lise Kingo, CEO and Executive Director, UN Global Compact at Global Child Forum 2018

Global Child Forum on Southeast Asia

H.M. Queen Silvia of Sweden - Global Child Forum Partner Advisory Board Meeting 2016

Mike A. Parra, Chief Executive Officer, DHL Express Americas

Georg Kell, Vice Chairman, Arabesque Partners, Founder and former Director of the UN Global Compact at the Global Child Forum Partner Advisory Board Meeting 2016

This is the Global Child Forum

Albern Murty, Chief Executive Officer, Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd

Pedro Lopez Matheu, Director of Government Relations, Communication and Media, Grupo Telecom

H.M. Queen Silvia - Global Child Forum 2015

Per Heggenes, CEO, IKEA Foundation - Interview at the Child Forum SEA 2016

Michael Meehan, Chief Executive, Global Reporting Initative (GRI) - Global Child Forum 2015

Rick Ramli, Partner and Managing Director, The Boston Consulting Group - Global Child Forum SEA 2016

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