Presents case studies of companies that have adhered to the SA8000 standard as a way to advance their commitment to the Global Compact.
Aims to assist companies in implementing responsible business practices in conflict-affected and high-risk areas consistent with the Global Compact Ten Principles.
Outlines five principles for responsible business engagement in water policy.
This guidance material provides recommendations for companies engaged in private sector projects. It is directed toward project staff conducting due diligence, supervision, or monitoring of labour aspects at the operational level.
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.
This brochure gives a brief introduction to the UN Global Compact, outlining the main objectives of the initiative, the business case for participation as well as some of the ways in which companies can engage.
Assist managers in fighting corruption and increasing transparency through presenting a collection of case studies from Africa.
Illustrates how human rights are relevant in a corporate context through the use of examples and suggested practical actions.
An interactive tool to improve the effectiveness and developmental value of partnerships between the UN system and the private sector.
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.