June 2017 | Shift
In May 2017 we submitted a position statement to the Australian government regarding its consideration of creating a regulation on business responsibility related to modern slavery.
February 2017 | John G. Ruggie
In this keynote address to G20 countries, Shift Chair and Guiding Principles author John Ruggie argues that effectively managed global supply chains can be significant leverage points to make globalization work better for all.
November 2016 | Caroline Rees, Shift; Business and Sustainable Development Commission
Companies’ single greatest opportunity to contribute to human development lies in advancing respect for the human rights of workers and communities touched by their value chains.
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.
December 2013 | Partners: Better Work Programme, International Labour Organization
In collaboration with the ILO's Better Work Programme, Shift developed a manual for Enterprise Advisors to integrate guidance on effective factory-level grievance mechanisms into the support that Better Work provides to factories.
November 2013 | Shift
This resource walks readers through how a company can systematically and strategically influence the behavior of others, including in its value chain, when seeking to prevent or address human rights risks.
September 2013 | Sean Ansett
Moving from auditing and codes to business integration and long-term relationships.
September 2013 | Global Social Compliance Programme, Consumer Goods Forum
This resource, developed with support from Shift, is designed for suppliers to help them assess and manage social and labor rights risks through robust management systems.
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.
June 2013 | European Commission; Shift and Institute for Human Rights and Business
These three comprehensive guidance documents cover all aspects of implementing the Guiding Principles for companies in three sectors: information and communication technologies (ICT), oil and gas and employment and recruitment.
January 2013 | Global Social Compliance Programme, Consumer Goods Forum
This resource, developed with support from Shift, provides a framework based on current good practices for companies that are developing a social compliance management system, or improving an existing supply chain social compliance monitoring program.
October 2012 | Partners: ICTI CARE Foundation
Shift conducted a high-level gap analysis designed to review and assess the general strengths and weaknesses of ICTI CARE processes against the Guiding Principles.
August 2012 | Shift
This resource examines how companies can implement the Guiding Principles throughout their supply chains, including identifying and prioritizing risks, using their leverage, understanding the role of auditing and supporting grievance mechanisms.
July 2012 | Shift
This analysis by Shift reviews the implications of the Guiding Principles for the work of the Fair Labor Association (FLA), a multistakeholder initiative focusing on workers’ rights.