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.
The RELX SDG Resource Centre showcases the latest in science, law, business, events and more that can help drive forward the SDGs, drawing on content from across the whole of our company and from key partners as well. The aim is to support the UN in implementing the SDGs and to broaden awareness and understanding of the SDGS for our customers, governments, researchers, companies, NGOs and individuals.
This summary table highlights the human rights dimension of each Sustainable Development Goal, by indicating the relevant international human rights instrument that applies.
Provides guidance on how businesses and business schools can collaborate to co-create solutions for sustainability challenges. The toolkit and brochure feature inspiring examples of partnerships, categorized under five themes: influencing, training, collaborating, researching and consulting.
The ILO Sustainable Enterprise Programme helps to create more and better jobs through enterprise development.
Co-hosted by the UN Global Compact, UN Women, GBCHealth and the RAISE Health Initiative, this webinar explores leading practices in meeting the health needs of women workers in the workplace of supplier factories and corporate subsidiaries. It features a panel discussion describing activities that can enable companies to achieve gender-specific development goals and to respect and support human rights. These include the Family Planning 2020 Goals, the Millennium Development Goals, Women’s Empowerment Principles and the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.
This brochure gives a brief introduction to the UN Global Compact, outlining the main objectives of the initiative, the business case for participation as well as some of the ways in which companies can engage.
The first comprehensive set of principles to guide companies on the full range of actions they can take in the workplace, marketplace and community to respect and support children’s rights.
The Workbook is a practical handbook to help companies understand and address their impact on children’s rights and a handbook for anyone with an interest in understanding the close interlinkages between business and children’s rights
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.
Ensuring the safety and health of workers throughout the supply chain can be a challenge, especially when suppliers operate in countries with inadequate safety protection. This document calls on business to invest in positive OSH measures to improve long term value and provides guidance for companies and their suppliers on improving safety and health in the workplace. It describes how promoting better occupational safety and health systems protects the well-being of workers, while reducing operational risks for both suppliers and buyers. Also included are practical examples from individual companies and descriptions of partnerships, initiatives and resources to assist companies in improving occupational health and safety.
Assist managers in fighting corruption and increasing transparency through presenting a collection of case studies from Africa.