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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Tackling Child Labor: A Guide for Financial Institutions

This resource is a joint publication by Shift, The Centre for Child Rights and Business and UNICEF. It captures some of the key take-aways from the Financial Institutions Practitioners Circle session on child labor, and draws on the experience of the three organizations working with real-economy companies and financial institutions.

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Indigenous Rights and Financial Institutions: Free, Prior and Informed Consent, Just Transition and Emerging Practice

This paper captures key takeaways from Shift's Financial Institutions Practitioners Circle (FIs Circle) session on Indigenous Peoples rights, focusing on the responsibility to obtain and maintain FPIC. This focus reflects the importance of FPIC as a process to safeguard Indigenous Peoples rights to self-determination, to participation, and to their lands, territories and resources.

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