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.
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.
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 publication contains a collection of innovative examples of how Global Compact participants are taking action to address climate change.
An interactive tool to improve the effectiveness and developmental value of partnerships between the UN system and the private sector.
Illustrates how different types of UN-Business partnerships can contribute to development objectives, and show the win-win potential of collaboration.
The report summarizes the discussions and outcomes of the Global Compact Leaders Summit 2007.
This guide features 21 examples of how companies from a wide range of sectors and countries have approached the challenge of implementing the ten principles and engaging in partnerships for development.
140 representatives of multinational corporations operating in Latin America and of Latin-American Global Compact networks have developed a set of recommendations for engagement of subsidiaries at the local level.
2007 introductory video to the UN Global Compact , featuring commentary from Executive Director Georg Kell.
Speeches by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner and UN Global Compact Executive Director Georg Kell at the 2007 Leaders Summit (4 videos).
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.