A tool for investors who are engaging companies on supply chain labour issues. It draws together the business case for investors to engage on this topic, results and lessons learned from the 2013-2015 PRI-coordinated engagement on supply chain labour standards in agriculture, and points to a series of investor expectations and useful resources that can be used to guide and support engagement with companies.
As a result of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, businesses regardless of sector are paying greater attention to the actual and potential human rights impacts of their operations and business relationships on stakeholders. This webinar co-hosted by the UN Global Compact and the Danish Institute for Human Rights explored the various types of Human Rights Impact Assessments, including company, community and sector-based, analyzing both the impetus behind the assessments as well as lessons learned.
As an easy-to-access and use tool, it offers business the ability to explore, assess, value and respond to water risk and identify contextually appropriate solutions to advance SDG6 in particular.
An issue brief on the most relevant, urgent, and probable human rights impacts for the transport and logistics sector and opportunities for positive impact.
A primer on the most relevant, urgent, and probable human rights impacts for the extractives sector and opportunities for positive impact.
A primer on the most relevant, urgent, and probable human rights impacts for the financial sector and opportunities for positive impact
With less than a third of stock exchanges currently providing written guidance to companies on ESG reporting, an information gap has emerged, preventing investors and other stakeholders from being able to access all of the information necessary to effectively evaluate listed companies. This is a resource for exchanges to ensure all markets provide reporting guidance to companies on the inclusion of ESG factors.
Assists UN practitioners and corporate representatives to effectively design, implement and evaluate UN-business partnerships.
This primer lays out the most relevant, urgent, and probable human rights impacts for the power and utilities sector and opportunities for positive impact.
Learn about how companies in the UN Global Compact are taking action to advance corporate sustainability around the world.
Collaboration between the United Nations and the private sector has become ingrained in the way the United Nations and its Agencies, Funds and Programmes function; but it was not always this way. The report charts the evolution of UN-business engagement since 2000.
This brochure gives a brief introduction to the UN Global Compact, outlining the main objectives of the initiative, the business case for participation as well as some of the ways in which companies can engage.