The Guiding Principles seek to provide an authoritative global standard for preventing and addressing the risk of adverse human rights impacts linked to business activity.
Advances understanding of Boardroom engagement in environmental, social and governance issues and provides a roadmap for how companies can better integrate oversight of these issues into the Board agenda.
This paper explores recent developments and best practices in supply chain transparency, supplier engagement, and responses to shifts in trade and globalization.
The CEO Water Mandate is a strategic framework for action with recommendations that include production strategies, water-utilization audits and incentive systems for water recycling, the development of a water-sustainability agenda, and inclusion of the GRI guidelines in corporate reporting.
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.
Poster that captures key good business and human rights management practices that are elaborated in more detail in "A Guide for Integrating Human Rights onto Business Management."
Outlines five principles for responsible business engagement in water policy.
This interactive online tool is designed to provide companies with guidance on how to assess and manage human rights risks and impacts of their business activities.
Presents integrative approach to managing a variety of key environmental issues, designed to help companies develop a comprehensive environmental strategy, following an 8-step model.
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.
Presents case studies of companies that have adhered to the SA8000 standard as a way to advance their commitment to the Global Compact.
Provides an overview of CEO perspectives on progress to date, challenges ahead and the journey towards a sustainable economy.