December 2015 | Shift; International Labour Organization, International Organisation of Employers
This comprehensive guidance covers all aspects of implementing the Guiding Principles for companies, specifically focused on eliminating child labor.
November 2015 | UN Global Compact
This foundational resource walks companies through the process of committing to respect human rights: developing a human rights policy.
October 2015 | John G. Ruggie and John F. Sherman III; Oxford Journal of International Dispute Settlement
This article argues that the Guiding Principles add significant “punch” to the private law of contracts when major international businesses require their partners and suppliers to comply with the Guiding Principles.
July 2015 | Shift
This brief explains how the UK Modern Slavery Act aligns to the Guiding Principles, and how companies can meaningfully and efficiently meet expectations of both the Act and the Guiding Principles.
May 2015 | John G. Ruggie and Tamaryn Nelson, Corporate Responsibility Initiative, Harvard Kennedy School
This paper analyzes the use of the OECD National Contact Point system as a means to bring complaints against multinational corporations in relation to human rights impacts, and offers suggestions about how to strengthen the system.
March 2015 | Shift
This resource focuses on how to do human rights due diligence in high risk circumstances – and how to identify those circumstances in the first place.
February 2015 | Shift, Mazars
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.
February 2015 | Shift and Mazars; UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework
This glossary provides standard definitions for key terminology on the topic of business and human rights.