Respect is one of BP’s values and guides how we interact with all those who come into contact with our operations
Respecting human rights
We are committed to identifying and addressing human rights risks and impacts directly linked with our business activities, including the rights of our workforce and those living in communities affected by our activities.
Our current focus areas include the recruitment, working and living conditions of contracted workforces at our sites, responsible security, community grievance mechanisms and channels for workforces to raise their concerns.
We encourage employees, contractors, communities and other third parties to speak up if they see something they think could be unsafe or unethical. At our worksites we help make sure people are aware of our confidential global helpline OpenTalk, our community complaints systems and workforce grievance mechanisms.
Our human rights focus
International standards and principles
- The International Labour Organization’s Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work
- The International Bill of Human Rights
- UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights
Our human rights focus areas
Our own standards
We have no reason to believe that any gold, tin, tungsten and tantalum necessary to the functionality or production of our products may have originated from the Democratic Republic of the Congo or adjoining countries for products manufactured in the calendar year 2017. We have confirmed this in our filing to the US Securities and Exchange Commission.