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.
Economist Jeffrey Sachs describes how public-private partnerships saved over 1 million lives by increasing access to HIV/AIDS medications. Speech was delivered at the 2007 UN Global Compact Leaders Summit.
An interactive tool to improve the effectiveness and developmental value of partnerships between the UN system and the private sector.
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.
2007 introductory video to the UN Global Compact , featuring commentary from Executive Director Georg Kell.
This publication contains a collection of innovative examples of how Global Compact participants are taking action to address climate change.
A Practice Note by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) seeking to help companies increase their understanding of the issue in a number of key areas.
Adopted in Athens in 2006 to engage the worldwide business community to participate in anti-trafficking efforts. Seven principles outline action plans for business to contribute to the eradication of human trafficking.
The publication is based on the accumulated experience of the ten companies in the BLIHR on implementing human rights. This experience is supplemented with practical examples of human rights implementation.
The HRCA Quick Check comprises approximately 10% of all the questions contained in the entire HRCA database and relates to some of the most essential human rights issues a company must consider in relation to its activities
This resource developed by the ILO International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC), provides information on how to design, develop and operate child labour monitoring systems along with practical examples that will help to adapt the model to specific child labour situations.
This practice note provides guidance for companies, especially those operating in emerging markets, on how best to plan and manage significant job losses.