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Private sector relations

With the advance of globalization, the private sector is playing an increasingly prominent role in international relations. The ICRC's reasons for maintaining relations with the private sector are twofold: to promote humanitarian principles with companies operating in war-prone areas and to enhance the ICRC's capacity to help the victims of war, by establishing mutually beneficial strategic partnerships based on clear ethical criteria. Read the full overview.

Red Cross Red Crescent Magazine

  • Red Cross Red Crescent Magazine
    Corporate responsibility - What does it mean for humanitarian action?

    The ICRC has recently entered into dialogue with companies operating in conflict zones. The aim is to promote the fundamental humanitarian principles among them, in order to ensure greater protection for war-affected populations - Article published in the Red Cross Red Crescent Magazine, No. 3, 2002

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