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.
Reports on trends and policy options regarding the role of Governments in promoting corporate sustainability and engaging the private sector in achieving the MDGs.
The tool enables companies to diagnose their performance across all four issue areas, inspire continuous improvement, and assist in the development of a Communication on Progress.
Provides a high-level overview of the key linkages between the UN Global Compact’s ten principles and the core subjects of social responsibility defined by ISO 26000.
Presents transformative solutions that businesses around the world are implementing to save energy, reduce emissions and ensure a low-carbon future.
Provides options for combating market corruption based on “how to” examples, including a range of tools that help users tailor collective action frameworks to their specific circumstances.
Aims to assist companies in implementing responsible business practices in conflict-affected and high-risk areas consistent with the Global Compact Ten Principles.
These case examples illustrate innovative and sustainable activities being undertaken by businesses in China.
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.
Stakeholder dialogue is an important mechanism for companies to assess and improve their human rights impacts in local communities. This Good Practice Note focuses on panels which provide advice and external perspectives on the businesses’ corporate social responsibility strategy including its human rights impact on local communities. It aims to identify advantages and pitfalls, and some basic good practices for companies when engaging such a panel.
Businesses are increasingly being called upon to raise human rights concerns with the governments of countries in which they operate, most often by local or international civil society organisations. Businesses leaders may wonder whether and how they might address such human rights concerns, as an increasing number of companies accept the business case for integrating human rights into their core operations and into their engagement with stakeholders, including with governments. This Good Practice Note aims to bring greater clarity to this sensitive topic and provides an initial orientation to an under-explored, but increasingly pressing topic in responsible business practice.
Video introducing three examples of companies that have made their commitment to corporate sustainability and furthering human rights (one longer version).