Forced labour is ubiquitous in global supply chains. This webinar showcases approaches to some of the challenges, including; how to respond to risks in different countries and lower tiers of supply chains; how to work effectively with suppliers and enable workers to exercise their rights; and how to ensure meaningful transparency to investors in line with regulatory requirements. This webinar shares good practice examples from KnowTheChain, the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark and the UK Modern Slavery Act Registry, with a focus on worker voice, recruitment and remedy. Speakers from H&M and Intel shared a corporate perspective on addressing the many dilemmas associated with forced labour in supply chains.
A high-level summary of research findings and recommendations for driving progress on WASH and SDG6 through supply-chains and voluntary standards.
Designed to provide information that will inform both how individual companies can respect the human right to water, as well as how the CEO Water Mandate itself can meaningfully contribute to business’ ability to effectively address this issue.
This resource details how to deal with humanitarian crisis as a business.
In March 2017, the ILO Governing Body adopted a revised version of the MNE Declaration. Provisions on the elimination of child labour and other fundamental principles have been added. It also provides guidance on due diligence processes in achieving decent work, sustainable business, and more inclusive growth; particularly relevant for the achievement of SDG 8 and other decent work related goals and targets. This webinar explores the revised MNE Declaration and its range of operational tools, and how the Child Labour Platform promotes its principles.
Provides a framework for developing, implementing, and disclosing policies and practices on biodiversity and ecosystem services that are integrated into corporate sustainability strategies.
This guide assists companies in identifying and assessing potential risks in their supply chain.
The Breakthrough Pitch is a resource designed to help sustainability professionals stretch the ambitions of internal teams and show how companies can use the SDGs as a springboard for success in tomorrow's markets.
This paper articulates the need to allow companies to contribute to water management efforts, to assist them instead of excluding them, and to insist that they operate in a manner that justifies their presence and is welcomed by local stakeholders.
The second edition of this Guide offers practical guidance to companies wanting to take a proactive approach to human rights within their business operations The second edition of this Guide offers practical guidance to companies wanting to take a proactive approach to human rights within their business operations.
Collaboration between the United Nations and the private sector has become ingrained in the way the United Nations and its Agencies, Funds and Programmes function; but it was not always this way. The report charts the evolution of UN-business engagement since 2000.
Provides a tangible tool to guide dialogue between shareholders and investee companies about integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into executive pay.