August 2016 | Partners: Mazars, Boston Common Asset Management, Clinique internationale de défense des droits humains de l’Université de Québec à Montréal, EY, Hermes Investment Management, Walden Asset Management
Through our reporting program we engage with companies, governments, investors and others about how reporting can be a driver of improved business respect for human rights.
August 2016 | Partners: individual export credit agencies, development finance institutions and private banks
Beyond their own responsibility to respect human rights, financial institutions can play a critical role in helping to set expectations for virtually every other industry sector.
July 2016 | Partners: New Zealand Human Rights Commission; New Zealand Superannuation Fund
This educational and awareness series featured a week of discussions on business and human rights in New Zealand.
December 2015 | Partners: Harvard Kennedy Schoool
Shift Chair John Ruggie conducted an independent review and issued recommendations for FIFA on human rights, with support from the Shift team.
September 2015 | Partners: UK Equality and Human Rights Commission; UK Financial Reporting Council
This collaboration aims to improve UK-quoted company boards' and investors' understanding of the corporate responsibility to respect human rights.
July 2015 | Partners: Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Social and Economic Council of the Netherlands
Shift is supporting the Dutch Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Economic Affairs as part of a process to engage leading Dutch business sectors in developing sector-based covenants to address “international CSR” risks.
October 2014 | Partners: Consensus Building Institute
Over a period of several years, Shift supported several National Contact Point systems to help them better fulfill their role as part of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
October 2014 | Partners: Oxfam, Global Compact Network Netherlands
This collaboration looks at how companies in emerging economies are implementing the Guiding Principles.