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.
Remedy in sports
Shift Vice President Rachel Davis offers an introduction into the concept of remedy, as understood under the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. This video was recorded at the Sporting Chance Forum 2019, in Geneva.
Improving Accountability and Access to Remedy for Victims of Business-Related Human Rights Abuse
This report, issued by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, sets out guidance for states to improve access to judicial remedy for victims of business-related human rights abuses.
Corporate Accountability for Human Rights Abuses: A Guide for Victims and NGOs on Recourse Mechanisms
This comprehensive guide is designed to help victims, their representatives and civil society organizations seek justice for victims of human rights abuses involving multinational corporations.
How to Do Business With Respect for Children’s Right to Be Free From Child Labour
This comprehensive guidance covers all aspects of implementing the Guiding Principles for companies, specifically focused on eliminating child labor.
UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework
The UNGP Reporting Framework and its 31 “smart” questions guide a company through the steps they should take to both manage human rights risks and report on them.
Guidance for Companies on Respecting the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation
This comprehensive guidance covers all aspects of implementing the Guiding Principles for companies, specifically focused on the rights to water and sanitation.
Remediation, Grievance Mechanisms and the Corporate Responsibility to Respect Human Rights
This resource reviews what companies are expected to do to provide remedy when human rights impacts have already occurred, whether in their own operations or in their value chains, in line with the Guiding Principles.
European Commission Sector Guides on Implementing the Guiding Principles
These three comprehensive guidance documents cover all aspects of implementing the Guiding Principles for companies in three sectors: information and communication technologies (ICT), oil and gas and employment and recruitment.
Dispute or Dialogue? Community Perspectives on Company-Led Grievance Mechanisms
This book explores the use and impact of company-community grievance mechanisms in the oil and gas, forestry, and mining sectors through a series of practical case studies.
How to Use the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in Company Research and Advocacy: A Guide for Civil Society Organisations
This guide is authored by leading civil society organizations in Argentina, India and the Netherlands.