In the context of the 10th anniversary of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, the UN Global Compact brought together leaders for a high-level discussion on human rights and labor principles. The conversation was moderated by Shift's Vice President, Rachel Davis and is replicated here for the purpose of dissemination.
In April 2019, Shift and the International Organisation of Employers (IOE) co-convened a workshop to explore the challenges, experiences and leading practices of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in fulfilling the responsibility to respect human rights. This summary note, published by IOE, provides an overview of the key takeaways.
Shift is supporting the Dutch Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Economic Affairs as part of a process to engage leading Dutch business sectors in developing sector-based covenants to address “international CSR” risks.
This briefing paper was commissioned by the United Nations University, as part of the Liechtenstein Initiative for a Financial Sector Commission's efforts to push beyond the boundaries of compliance towards creative financial sector action to prevent and address modern slavery and human trafficking.
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