The third volume in the Embedding Human Rights in Business Practices series explores eight companies and how they deal with various human rights issues.
This report identifies ways that can help companies address the cross-cultural issues facing their business and contribute to intercultural understanding in ways that benefit business and society.
This study assesses the importance of climate change to financial investors, it impact on competitive advantage in established industries and the opportunities created as new industries develop.
A scenario-based tool for employee training on resisting extortion and solicitation in international transactions.
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.
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.
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.
The purpose of this guide is to increase the understanding of the four labour principles of principles 3, 4, 5, and 6 as well as to provide an inventory of key resources to help integrate these principles into business operations.
Offers a short summary of arguments and information to help companies make the business case against corruption, including key facts and figures
A basic introduction to the UN Global Compact, outlining the commitment that a company makes when signing on to the initiative, such as implementing the ten principles and producing an annual COP report.
A framework outlining different ways in which the private sector can collaborate with UN agencies, funds and programmes to address global challenges.
This guidance helps companies to introduce or strengthen existing grievance mechanisms. A rights-compatible mechanism integrates human rights norms and standards into its processes and is based on principles of non-discrimination, equity, accountability, empowerment and participation.