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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).
This paper explores recent developments and best practices in supply chain transparency, supplier engagement, and responses to shifts in trade and globalization.
The third volume in the Embedding Human Rights in Business Practices series explores eight companies and how they deal with various human rights issues.
The second edition of this Guide offers practical guidance to companies wanting to take a proactive approach to human rights within their business operations The second edition of this Guide offers practical guidance to companies wanting to take a proactive approach to human rights within their business operations.
The Arc builds upon the Sphere of Influence concept and is designed to allow companies to focus their resources on the most urgent human rights issues in their operations.
Dealing specifically with the design and implementation of grievance mechanisms, this publication addresses principles and issues that companies of any type or size may have to address when engaging in dialogue with affected communities.
This report is designed to aid companies in adapting internal integrated conflict management (ICM) programmes for use to engage with external stakeholders.
Gives CSR managers and others practical guidance on how to embed gender equality into sustainability reporting under the GRI Sustainability Reporting Framework.
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.
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 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.