The Madrid city council is committed to the defense and respect for human rights.
The Madrid city council is committed to the defense and respect for human rights as stated in the United Nations Universal Declaration. The council takes a firm stance on this commitment when it comes to foreign investment.
Human rights are an essential, indispensable element for sustainable development of both companies and society.
The Madrid city council follows the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (Ruggie brief), which acknowledges the duty of both companies and countries to collaborate in protecting human rights and to establish corrective mechanisms to avoid violations.
The Madrid city council and the Madrid Investment Attraction promote decent employment, equal opportunity, the elimination of discrimination, the protection of social rights, freedom of association and speech and healthcare for professionals and employees.