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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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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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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