Responsible Investor
April 20, 2010

GES Investment Services, the Swedish sustainability research house, says G4S, the international security solutions group, has taken an industry lead in improving labour standards in emerging markets, after engagement by investors, including Norwegian life insurer, KLP. In 2008, the company signed an agreement with the labour organisation UNI in 2008. GES said G4S’ new Corporate Responsibility Report revealed that the implementation process had lead to concrete improvements such as constructive negotiations with labour organisations to resolve disputes and work out structures to handle labour rights issues in challenging environments.

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