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Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights: Performance Indicators (International Alert, 2008)


This guidance document identifies indicators to help companies assess their internal and external VPs performance and bring about a climate of accountability in the evaluation process. “Indicators 1–3 deal with Human Rights Risk and Impact Assessment. Indicators 4-7 look to ensure the adequate legal, contractual and training measures are in place. Indicators 8-9 deal with monitoring and oversight. Indicator 10 evaluates equipment transfers to security forces while Indicator 11 documents human rights incidents on company property and actions taken in response” (Introduction).