Includes resources for seven key stakeholders: Brands, Suppliers, Governments, Advocates, Investors, Auditors, and Multi-Stakeholders. The Toolkit provides guidance for each of the stakeholders in taking action to improve hiring and labour conditions. The guidelines and resources are tailored and focused toward stakeholders in different sectors and at different levels, encouraging stakeholders to effectively implement socially responsible hiring practices and supply chain sustainability.
Highlights company practices and operations in the areas of hiring, retention, products, services and corporate social responsibility in terms of persons with disabilities.
This webinar discusses why and how businesses should respond to HIV and AIDS in the workplace. It explores the development of workplace policies and programmes for employees and their families, as well as programmes for supply chains and vulnerable populations. Public private partnerships in HIV prevention, treatment, care and support are discussed, including good practices on partnership models with businesses.
Provides guidance for governments, employers’ organizations and trade unions on working together to achieve sustainable economic and social development.
Pay differentials between women and men remain one of the most persistent forms of inequality, with women on average earning 20% less than men. This webinar explores the underlying causes of the gender pay gap, and the development of workplace policies and practices to address this inequality.
Experts from the ILO’s International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC) provide information on the notion of “hazardous work” (an estimated 115 million children around the world are currently engaged in hazardous work) as well as practical guidance on how business can contribute to eliminate this worst form of child labour.
The Dhaka Principles are based on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and international human rights and labour standards.
This guide offers baseline definitions and practical steps that SMEs can take toward effective management of the social, environmental and economic impacts of supply chains.
This guide provides a framework for creating and applying social impact measurements in connection with corporate activities within the communities where companies operate.
Explores how donors can effectively support public-private collaboration in order to attract sustainable investments and foster development in the Least Developed Countries. To this end, the report takes stock of existing donor programs aimed at engaging the private sector in development activities, identifies shortcomings and promising approaches, and offers recommendations on how donor programs can attract more public-private collaboration to the Least Developed Countries.
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.
Reviews the recent history of such partnerships, and makes recommendations for enhancing their effectiveness and scale.