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August 29, 2015
Shift has recently submitted formal comments and spoken at hearings on National Action Plans.
February 25, 2015
The UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework lays out 31 questions for companies to answer about how they are managing human rights.
January 17, 2015
Shift supported the development of the guidance, which aims to provide practical measures companies can take based on real-world practice.
June 9, 2014
Shift contributed comments on the draft guidance.
May 14, 2014
The IBA has created a Business and Human Rights Working Group to help bars and law societies raise awareness of the importance of the Guiding Principles for lawyers.
March 27, 2014
The Advisory Group’s report outlines the business case for law firms to meet their responsibility to respect human rights, and calls on the Law Society to provide guidance for lawyers on how to advise clients on human rights.
March 14, 2014
Shift Chair John Ruggie expresses concern that optional reporting on due diligence risks allowing the least attentive companies to continue their current practices undeterred.
September 4, 2013
The UK is one of the first states to publish a National Action Plan on business and human rights.