Human rights

We aim to respect human rights wherever we operate, in line with the principles of the UN Universal Declaration on Human Rights, the International Labour Organisation’s fundamental conventions on core labour standards and the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

Our Code of Business Conduct, which applies to all WPP employees, companies and suppliers, states our commitment to respect human rights. It sets requirements for both our own potential human rights impacts in areas such as non-discrimination and labour practices as well as those potentially associated with our work for clients. Our most senior managers and all our business partners and suppliers are asked to sign a copy of the WPP Code of Business Conduct to confirm they will abide by its principles.

We comply with all relevant sanctions regimes.

Our companies create pro bono campaigns for human rights organisations, see our Pro bono work for examples.

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