Guides business on how to avoid being implicated in human trafficking through the use of their products, services or facilities, as well as how to make a positive contribution.
This interactive online tool is designed to provide companies with guidance on how to assess and manage human rights risks and impacts of their business activities.
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.
A stocktaking and assessment of existing and emerging water accounting methods and tools being used in the private sector.
This paper explores recent developments and best practices in supply chain transparency, supplier engagement, and responses to shifts in trade and globalization.
Stakeholder dialogue is an important mechanism for companies to assess and improve their human rights impacts in local communities. This Good Practice Note focuses on panels which provide advice and external perspectives on the businesses’ corporate social responsibility strategy including its human rights impact on local communities. It aims to identify advantages and pitfalls, and some basic good practices for companies when engaging such a panel.
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.
Presents case studies of companies that have adhered to the SA8000 standard as a way to advance their commitment to the Global Compact.
Video introducing three examples of companies that have made their commitment to corporate sustainability and furthering human rights (one longer version).
Reports on trends and policy options regarding the role of Governments in promoting corporate sustainability and engaging the private sector in achieving the MDGs.
Provides a high-level overview of the key linkages between the UN Global Compact’s ten principles and the core subjects of social responsibility defined by ISO 26000.
Outlines five principles for responsible business engagement in water policy.