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.
This practice note provides guidance for companies, especially those operating in emerging markets, on how best to plan and manage significant job losses.
This document introduces the issue of HIV/AIDS in terms of how the health crisis impacts companies in the workplace.
The Dhaka Principles are based on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and international human rights and labour standards.
These presentations serve as an introductory workshop on the origins and rationale behind International Labour Standards and the role of the ILO and Global Compact Local Networks within the wider corporate responsibility framework.
Presents ten case examples on climate change adaptation that underscore private sector strengths in identifying new business opportunities, creating new markets, and recognizing and managing risks that are critical in building resilient businesses and communities.
Presents the business case for private sector adaptation to climate change in ways that build the resilience of vulnerable communities in developing countries – and provides useful guidance to business leaders and policymakers alike.
Outlines corporate leadership in climate mitigation and adaptation.
Helps companies to advance practical solutions and articulate climate strategies, share experiences and learn from industry peers, inform public policy as well as shape public attitudes.
This report charts the interaction of climate change with other key issues on the global agenda, and identifies the requirement this places on governments and international agencies to develop a new level of policy coherence.
Forty chairmen and CEOs of corporations from around the globe were interviewed for this report. These chief executives indicate that climate inaction is too costly to their businesses and the world.
Chief executives were asked to share brief testimonials, expressing why they support an effective climate agreement. This publication presents a selection of these testimonials.