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Children's Rights and Business Principles


Corporate Safeguarding explicitly addresses the rights of children in its solutions and services and fully supports the Children's Rights and Business Principles developed by UNICEF, the UN Global Compact and Save the Children stating that all business should:

  1. Meet their responsibility to respect children’s rights and commit to supporting the human rights of children.
  2. Contribute to the elimination of child labour, including in all business activities and business relationships.
  3. Provide decent work for young workers, parents and caregivers.
  4. Ensure the protection and safety of children in all business activities and facilities.
  5. Ensure that products and services are safe, and seek to support children’s rights through them.
  6. Use marketing and advertising that respect and support children’s rights.
  7. Respect and support children’s rights in relation to the environment and to land acquisition and use.
  8. Respect and support children’s rights in security arrangements.
  9. Help protect children affected by emergencies.
  10. Reinforce community and government efforts to protect and fulfil children’s rights.