This guidance helps companies to introduce or strengthen existing grievance mechanisms. A rights-compatible mechanism integrates human rights norms and standards into its processes and is based on principles of non-discrimination, equity, accountability, empowerment and participation.
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.
Illustrates how human rights are relevant in a corporate context through the use of examples and suggested practical actions.
This guide features 37 examples of good practices in seven areas relating to food sustainability and provides suggested actions for businesses and governments to take to contribute in these areas.
This report summarizes the discussions and outcomes of the forum and the concrete recommendations made by participants regarding how the private sector, governments and the UN can contribute to the Millennium Development Goals and Food Sustainability.
Assist managers in fighting corruption and increasing transparency through presenting a collection of case studies from Africa.
A set of three guides to help companies and employer organizations understand and take action against child labour. Guide 1 explains what child labour is, Guide 2 explains from a business perspective what can be done to abolish child labour, and Guide 3 is for employer organizations.
Illustrates how different types of UN-Business partnerships can contribute to development objectives, and show the win-win potential of collaboration.
This report explores how supply chains function in order to identify new approaches to building sustainability capacity at the local supplier level, as well as identifying initiatives that will encourage and enable consumer demand for more sustainable solutions.
This second volume in the Embedding Human Rights in Business Practice series presents 20 case studies of business action related to human rights issues related to company strategy, policy and procedures, etc.
2007 introductory video to the UN Global Compact , featuring commentary from Executive Director Georg Kell.
An interactive tool to improve the effectiveness and developmental value of partnerships between the UN system and the private sector.