Presents case studies of companies that have adhered to the SA8000 standard as a way to advance their commitment to the Global Compact.
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.
Provides guidance on how to initiate and implement anti-corruption collective action initiatives while showcasing various examples from collective action projects worldwide.
Explores how donors can effectively support public-private collaboration in order to attract sustainable investments and foster development in the Least Developed Countries. To this end, the report takes stock of existing donor programs aimed at engaging the private sector in development activities, identifies shortcomings and promising approaches, and offers recommendations on how donor programs can attract more public-private collaboration to the Least Developed Countries.
Outlines five principles for responsible business engagement in water policy.
Provides guidance for governments, employers’ organizations and trade unions on working together to achieve sustainable economic and social development.
This report examines the challenges faced by the global alliance against forced labour. It demonstrates how these challenges are met through a combination of best practices, law enforcement and prevention mechanisms.
This guidance material provides recommendations for companies engaged in private sector projects. It is directed toward project staff conducting due diligence, supervision, or monitoring of labour aspects at the operational level.
Gives CSR managers and others practical guidance on how to embed gender equality into sustainability reporting under the GRI Sustainability Reporting Framework.
Illustrates how human rights are relevant in a corporate context through the use of examples and suggested practical actions.
A guide to help improve business’ understanding of the rights of people with disabilities, including how to respect, support and give them an opportunity to improve their competitiveness and sustainability in alignment with relevant United Nations (UN) conventions and frameworks.
With the challenges the world is facing today, we need pioneers who can pave the road and inspire others to walk the same path. The first generation of UN Global Compact Local SDG Pioneers – our gala dinner honorees – are all connected by a common thread: they are committed to accelerating the sustainable transition and they can deliver. This festive and elegant evening was framed by captivating speeches and theatrical performances, while we celebrated the Pioneers who are changing our world for the better.