Coping, shifting, changing features recommendations focused on measures that companies can adopt to address the problems caused by market short-termism, and actions that investors can take to support companies in those efforts
Highlights why CEOs should ensure their corporate pension plans should mirror their own sustainability values and the associated benefits including improved investment performance, fulfilling fiduciary duty and managing regulatory risk and boosting corporate sponsor credibility.
This guidance note is meant to advise companies, IFC and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) experts, consultants, and other stakeholders who, due to the nature of their business, must address issues of worker housing.
Outlines the challenges responsible businesses face in addressing the presence of child labor in their supply chains, particularly in locations where child labor is prevalent and where there is evidence that removing income-generating opportunities will push children into deeper poverty or forms of exploitation. In particular, the webinar explores suggested good practices to help multinational corporations engage in human rights due diligence to manage the risk of child labor within its supply chain as well as positively impact child labor issues as part of its responsibility to respect and promote human rights.
Demonstrates how companies can help to advance the SDGs by operating responsibly in alignment with universal principles and finding opportunities to innovate to address societal challenges. Through a commitment to the UN Global Compact, companies are taking the first step to contribute to achieving the SDGs and have access to a range of tools to scale up their efforts.
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.
Provides guidance for governments, employers’ organizations and trade unions on working together to achieve sustainable economic and social development.
Explores partnerships and progress towards the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Global Goals by the business community in Latin America and the Caribbean. Includes key findings from a report by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as data from participants of the UN Global Compact.
A call to action to transform our world through analysis and recommendations on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, stressing global collaboration and the implementation of long-term innovative solutions.
Contains implementation guidance to help companies report on their human rights performance in line with the UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights.
The ILO Helpdesk is a service from the International Labour Organization that provides a one-stop-shop to help company managers and workers understand the application of international labour standards.
Learn about how companies in the Global Compact LEAD are taking action to advance corporate sustainability around the world.