The Shift Library

Shift’s library has a growing collection of resources, tools and reports designed to help a variety of stakeholders put the UN Guiding Principles into practice. By default, resources are listed chronologically. You can use the search bar to look for titles by keyword or author, or use the filters below to search by change agent, thematic expertise, pillar of the UN Guiding Principles and/or date. Looking for Valuing Respect tools and resources? Visit the dedicated library of resources of the project, here.

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The Case for Living Wages: How Paying Living Wages Improves Business Performance and Tackles Poverty

This report, jointly published by Business Fights Poverty,  the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) and Shift with support from Unilever, reveals why paying a living wage, and ensuring they are paid in the value chain, pays back to the bottom line by strengthening business performance, resilience, and stability, while delivering measurable, social impact and enabling businesses to more effectively deliver on human and labour rights obligations.

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Financial Institutions and Remedy: Myths and Misconceptions

In the second output of our Financial Institutions Practitioners Circle, we explore five persistent myths about financial institutions and remedy that may cause internal blockages and get in the way of achieving better outcomes for people. We address each of these myths and offer insights into emerging good practices as well as initial steps that FIs can take to move in the right direction.

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