The third step of human rights due diligence is tracking the company’s performance on preventing and mitigating its human rights risks, and drawing lessons from this for the business. Tracking performance enables a company to know whether its human rights due diligence has been effective and is central to improving over time. For many companies, in addition to their own operations, tracking performance will include monitoring the performance of suppliers, customers and other business partners.
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August 2013 | Shift
This resource reviews the limitations of audits as human rights risk assessment and management tools, and offers examples and case studies of alternative and complementary approaches pioneered by companies in different sectors.