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.
This report identifies ways that can help companies address the cross-cultural issues facing their business and contribute to intercultural understanding in ways that benefit business and society.
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.
This resource provides an overview of how corporate citizenship links directly to three fundamental functions of boards and their directors’ duties to the companies and shareowners they serve: Protecting stakeholder rights and interests, Managing risk and, Creating long-term business value.
This guidance material provides recommendations for companies engaged in private sector projects. It is directed toward project staff conducting due diligence, supervision, or monitoring of labour aspects at the operational level.
Assist managers in fighting corruption and increasing transparency through presenting a collection of case studies from Africa.
Offers a short summary of arguments and information to help companies make the business case against corruption, including key facts and figures
Illustrates how human rights are relevant in a corporate context through the use of examples and suggested practical actions.
This brochure gives a brief introduction to the UN Global Compact, outlining the main objectives of the initiative, the business case for participation as well as some of the ways in which companies can engage.
Brazilian TV news report on the Global Compact (in Portuguese), featuring comment by Jose Sergio de Azevedo, President of Petrobras.
This guide presents examples illustrating the wide range of innovative and sustainable activities being undertaken by businesses across Africa.
Illustrates how different types of UN-Business partnerships can contribute to development objectives, and show the win-win potential of collaboration.