Author: Caroline Rees
As the reach of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights extends across ever more corporate sectors and...
Author: Shift
Published: 07/31/2015
This short memo analyzes the provisions of the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 against the expectations of business...

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Author: John Ruggie and Tamaryn Nelson
Published: 05/03/2015
This paper analyzes the first and still one of the very few international mechanisms that governments have established...
Author: Shift
Published: 03/05/2015
Situations that are very risky for people affected by a business’ activities are often the very same situations that...
Author: UN Global Compact CEO Water Mandate, Pacific Institute and Shift
Published: 01/16/2015
This is the first comprehensive guidance for companies about how to meet their responsibility to respect the human...
Author: John F. Sherman III
Lawyers can play a critical role in helping their clients respect human rights – including their corporate clients.Many...
Author: John Sherman
In this brief article, Shift's General Counsel and Senior Advisor John Sherman outlines a number of recent developments...
Author: Anna Triponel and Caroline Rees
On June 9, the UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) published guidance on the standards for corporate reporting that...
Published: 05/01/2014
This report on research commissioned by Shift explores embedding respect for human rights into corporate culture. The...