What does it mean to uphold freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining (Principle 3 of the UN Global Compact)? Does your company have operations, business partners or suppliers based in countries where such rights are heavily restricted and need to better understand how to take action? In this Academy session, experts from the International Labour Organization and the business community will share insights on how these instruments of good governance foster cooperation and economic performance. They will discuss how the instruments can help create an enabling environment for the realization of Goal 8 on Decent Work at the national level, as well as practical steps your business can take to address challenges across its operations.
By completing this session and related learning materials, you will learn to:
Understand the meaning and importance of Principle 3 of the UN Global Compact on upholding the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining
Build trust and demystify industrial relations
Understand the value of engaging with unions and empowering workers throughout the supply chain
Take practical steps to uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining