Celebrates the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and builds upon the UN Global Compact Progress Report. The report highlights insight and initiatives by Global Compact Local Networks around the world, presents snapshots of good practice from companies participating in the UN Global Compact and showcases initiatives that are advancing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.
This brief explanatory note explains the relationship between the Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs), the UN Global Compact and the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights
The inventory consists of existing anti-corruption tools and resources presented in alphabetical order that companies can easily review and access.
Addresses how responsible businesses can ensure respect for human rights when working with public security forces. In particular, the webinar examines the reputational and legal risks posed by public security providers over which companies have limited control. The webinar provides good practice examples to help companies mitigate risks as they seek to protect their personnel and assets.
In June 2014, the International Labour Organization (ILO) adopted a new Protocol on Forced Labour. As an international response to combat contemporary forms of slavery and forced labour more effectively, the Protocol creates new legal obligations to prevent forced labour, to protect victims, and to provide access to remedy. Conducted by ILO experts, this webinar provides insight into the Protocol and discusses the role of business in its implementation, including in global efforts to eliminate contemporary forms of slavery.
These principles guide companies in maintaining the safety and security of their operations within an operating framework that ensures respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms.
In 2014, the UN Global Compact marks the 10th Anniversary of the 10th Principle against corruption: “Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery”.
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.
Identifies good practices that businesses can use to prevent and mitigate risks of being involved with adverse human rights impacts due to operating in a context of high levels of violent crime, and to support efforts to reduce the human rights impacts of violent crime rates in the areas where it operates.
This webinar explores how companies can engage in sport sponsorship and hospitality in a transparent and ethical manner and aims to enhance the potential for sports to be a powerful tool to support peace, human dignity, and a culture of ethics and fair-play.
Learn how companies in the UN Global Compact are taking action to advance corporate sustainability around the world.
The Anti-Corruption Call to Action is an appeal from business and investors to governments to implement policies and practices for good governance and anti-corruption. This webinar provides an overview of the Call to Action, a discussion of anti-corruption in the Post-2015 Development Agenda, anti-corruption incentive mechanisms, and ways to engage in the Call to Action.