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February 21, 2019
There is a growing number of national and international debates around mandatory measures to ensure business respect for human rights, and specifically, a) a binding international instrument on business and human rights and b) national legislation on mandatory human rights due diligence. In these debates, the UN Guiding Principles' expectation of a "smart mix" of implementation measures is often cited.
February 21, 2019
Remarks by Caroline Rees on the role of the state according to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights at the Expert Conference on Sustainable Supply Chains, February 21, 2019, in Berlin.
March 22, 2018
Our Chair John Ruggie writes in a leading Swiss newspaper about the importance of the Swiss Parliament’s current consideration of a proposal to require human rights due diligence by Swiss business.
September 19, 2017
This new guidance from Mazars and Shift helps internal auditors and external assurance practitioners assess companies' human rights performance and reporting.
March 16, 2017
Shift's Rachel Davis chairs the Advisory Board, building on our work providing recommendations to FIFA on human rights.
November 14, 2016
Respecting human rights must be at the heart of any company’s contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals.
November 2, 2016
The development of the agreement was facilitated with support from Shift.
June 8, 2016
Guidance is designed to help bar associations and business lawyers understand the Guiding Principles, how they can be relevant to the advice they provide to clients, and their potential implications for law firms as business enterprises.