This report summarizes the proceedings of the UN Leadership Forum on Climate Change was convened on 22 September 2009, held in conjunction with the UN Secretary-General’s Summit on Climate Change. This meeting was held as a part of the UN Private Sector Forum event series.
A new working paper helps companies understand how to build and sustain organizations with integrity.
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.
Summarizes data of bilateral interviews with supply chain, procurement, and sustainability executives of companies that participate in the UN Global Compact Action Platform on Decent Work in Global Supply Chains. The report presents insights into some of the key challenges and opportunities that companies face in their efforts to develop more sustainable procurement strategies. It also offers practical examples of steps taken to combat pressing human rights issues in supply chains, such as modern slavery, child labour and non-compliance with employment standards, and references relevant initiatives and resources for further guidance on these issues.
Explore the human rights responsibilities, the practical implications, as well as the common challenges and pitfalls faced by business when addressing adverse human rights impacts connected to product misuse.
Provides short and practical guidance to companies on managing anti-corruption in the supply chain. Includes specific company examples and other useful resources on this topic. Developed by the Anti-Corruption Task Force of the Advisory Group on Supply Chain Sustainability.
This report helps companies navigate the business and social implications of automation and outlines how companies can prepare the workforce for the inevitable changes to come.
There are many barriers preventing the world’s poorest and most disadvantaged from achieving their rights to adequate healthcare. Under the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights many of these fall under governments’ duty to protect. This Good Practice Note illustrates a number of different ways in which responsible businesses can support the UN goals in this area.
A scenario-based tool for employee training on resisting extortion and solicitation in international transactions.
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.
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.
Helps companies to advance practical solutions and articulate climate strategies, share experiences and learn from industry peers, inform public policy as well as shape public attitudes.