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.
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.
Provides twenty-five examples from business and civil society, giving guidance on how to deal with difficult dilemma situations when implementing the 10th principle.
This report details the Global Compact's 2005 China Summit, which was held in Shanghai.
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.
Report of the 10th International Business Forum on the topic "Business and the Millennium Development Goals: An Active Role for Globally Responsible Companies”.
This report examines the current issues around political lobbying and proposes a comprehensive framework which companies and NGOs can use to assess the responsibility of their own lobbying activities and to identify areas for improvement
The report explores how partnerships with business act as a catalyst for reform and institutional innovation throughout the UN organization by infusing private sector management practices and performance-based thinking.
This joint publication of the Global Compact and the Office of the High Commissioner explores the practical meaning of the Global Compact’ s human rights principles for companies, presenting four case studies and a policy report on business practice.
This report details the Global Compact and global corporate citizenship, and to produce strategic recommendations and action imperatives related to the future evolution of the initiative.
UN Global Compact Market Open Ceremony at NASDAQ MarketSite, in New York, October 2003. Introductory speeches by Bruce Aust, Executive Vice President of NASDAQ and Global Compact Executive Director, Georg Kell.