Business & Human Rights

Shift is an independent, non-profit center for business and human rights practice.

Guiding Principles

Our team was centrally involved in shaping and writing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

Prof John Ruggie, Chair of Shift's Board

Principles into Practice

We help governments, businesses and their stakeholders put the UN Guiding Principles into practice.

Our Vision

A world in which companies have the awareness, motivation and skills to know and show that they are respecting human rights.