Human Rights, Security and Supply Chain

​​Woodside recognises the importance of operating with transparency and integrity, particularly regarding human rights, in all locations where we do business.

Woodside is committed to working towards preventing the occurrence of slavery and human trafficking in our operations.  Woodside published the following Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement for the 2016 financial year. 

Find out more about our 2016 activities and 2017 focus areas in human rights.​

Managing security

Woodside’s approach to managing security is underpinned by our values and aimed at supporting the company’s increasingly global position. This ensures respect for human rights and humanitarian law, wherever we operate across the globe.​

Woodside has a longstanding commitment to security and human rights and is now a signatory to the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights (VPSHR), which are designed to guide companies in maintaining the security and safety of their operations within a framework that respects human rights.​

Managing our supply chain

We seek to work with suppliers and contractors to prevent slavery and human trafficking in our supply chain.  This year we worked with four major suppliers to review their supply chains to identify potential human rights risks. In 2017, we will continue to review and benchmark our procurement processes and engage with our suppliers.​​​​


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