Provides illustrative examples of how companies from a variety of sectors are positively contributing to peace and development in conflict-prone or post-conflict operating environments.
This brief expands the business case for private sector investment in women's health and empowerment and sets out concrete actions that the private sector can take to generate improved health outcomes for women.
Identifies and ranks 15 sustainability opportunities according to public and private sector interest and potential impact on societies and business. The report aims to demonstrate how global sustainability challenges and risks can be seen as opportunities. The 2017 reports stems from a survey of 5,499 business, governmental and social leaders across five continents.
Promoting Equity provides practical advice for implementing the principle of equal pay for work of equal value. The Guide is aimed both at employer and union representatives responsible for implementing a pay equity programme.
Reviews the recent history of such partnerships, and makes recommendations for enhancing their effectiveness and scale.
The Standards outlined in the document are intended to provide a set of benchmarks for assessing the role of business in tackling discrimination and related human rights abuses affecting LGBTI people, and to support good practice by companies.
Aims to explain the meaning of universally recognized human rights in a way that makes sense to business. It will also illustrate, through the use of real-world examples, how human rights apply in a business context.
The Breakthrough Pitch is a resource designed to help sustainability professionals stretch the ambitions of internal teams and show how companies can use the SDGs as a springboard for success in tomorrow's markets.
This report illustrates and surveys how Global Compact companies based in the United Kingdom are contributing to development both in the UK and around the world.
Illustrates how human rights are relevant in a corporate context through the use of examples and suggested practical actions.
An assessment tool that enables companies and civil society partners to understand corporate impacts on multi-dimensional poverty. As a tool to help implement the SDGs, the Poverty Footprint provides a comprehensive overview of factors that influence poverty, and it emphasizes stakeholder engagement and partnership between companies and civil society as a means for establishing pro-poor business strategies.
Provides an overview on how to do business with respect for childrens right to be free from child labour. The guidelines aim to improve global supply chain governance, due diligence and remediation processes to advance the progressive elimination of child labour.