Human Rights

We remain deeply committed to doing our part to ensure that in growing our businesses, we are operating with integrity, taking care of our people, respecting human rights, and acting responsibly. Our commitment is informed by the United Nations’ Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, the United Nations International Bill of Human Rights and the International Labor Organization’s Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work. 

Salient Human Rights Issues

We conduct human rights due diligence in a myriad of ways depending on the business area, product, service, or operation. To learn more about our salient human rights issues and our efforts to address them, see below.

  • Our People

    Our company is comprised of employees from a variety of cultures, backgrounds, and communities. Our commitment to creating a positive culture is reinforced through our Standards of Business Conduct, which our employees are trained on regularly. We embrace our multicultural workforce and seek to create a workplace that offers opportunities to all. To learn more about these practices, visit our Workforce page. To read more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion visit our People page.

    See our latest US Pay Ratio Dashboard and UK Gender Wage Gap Report.

  • Our Content

    Our content entertains, informs, and inspires people around the world. As storytellers, we aim to uplift and embrace the spectrum of voices and perspectives in our world. To learn more, visit our Content page and our Reimagine Tomorrow page.

    We give parents robust controls over their children’s engagement with our content, including through content rating and other parental controls on Disney+. You can learn more about age ratings on the Disney+ Help Center page.

    Our commitment to telling great stories around the world includes filming in locations that reflect a vast array of people and cultures, which is why we review the impact of our productions and assess human rights and environmental risks in all the places where we produce our stories.

  • Our Products & Supply Chains

    Our consumer products bring Disney’s stories, characters and franchises to life through toys, apparel, books, and a wide variety of merchandise. Additionally, we purchase a vast array of products, materials, and services from thousands of suppliers to support our businesses and operations. You can learn more about our commitment to operating responsibly on our Supply Chain page.

    We understand that consumer products have the potential to impact the health and safety of consumers. We maintain a Product Integrity Program and a dedicated team to administer Disney’s policies, procedures, and operating requirements designed to reduce the risks of health and safety impacts of consumer products. Our Management of Chemicals in Consumer Products statement provides further insight into our focus on the presence and safety of chemicals in consumer products.

    Visit Disney’s Supply Chain Investment Program to learn more about investments we are making and stakeholders we are working with to advance solutions for ethical sourcing in global supply chains.

  • Our Communities

    We focus our charitable giving on efforts that help create a world of belonging, a world in balance and a world of hope. You can learn more about our philanthropy on our Charitable Giving page and our efforts to protect wildlife on our Conservation page.

    Visit Disney’s Environmental Goals to learn more about our commitment to protecting the planet and delivering a positive environmental legacy for future generations as we operate and grow our business.

  • Children

    The well-being of children is of the utmost importance to Disney. We carefully consider the rights as well as the cognitive and emotional maturity of children in our business operations. We regularly assess and mitigate any potential adverse impacts on children through a range of policies and practices, including marketing and privacy. You can read more on our Children’s Privacy Policy page. You can learn more about how we use our brands and characters in advertising on our Nutrition Guidelines page.

    We give parents robust controls over their children’s engagement with our content, including content rating and other parental controls on Disney+. You can learn more on our Disney+ Help Center.

    Visit Disney’s Digital Grant Portfolio page to learn about NGOs and grantees we are supporting to improve digital literacy and well-being.  

  • Privacy

    We are dedicated to protecting the personal information of our guests, customers and employees. We provide transparency about our data collection and give individuals appropriate controls over our use of their information. You can learn more on our Privacy Policy page.