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This fact sheet summarizes findings from research by the University of Fordham Law Clinic into the current use of metrics in the human rights reporting of 25 companies in the extractives and oil equipment sector included in the UN Guiding Principles Reporting Database. The research was conducted form mid 2018 to early 2019, and has informed the direction and focus of the Valuing Respect project.
This fact-sheet summarizes findings from research conducted by the University of Fordham Law Clinic into the current use of metrics in the human rights reporting of 12 companies in the Internet and Communications (ICT) sector included in the UN Guiding Principles Reporting Database. The research was conducted from mid-2018 to early 2019. It has informed the direction and focus of the Valuing Respect project.
This document describes Shift’s approach to developing Red Flag Indicators of human rights risks in business models.
This report summarizes findings from research into the current use of metrics by Polish companies in their human rights-related reporting. The research is a contribution to the Valuing Respect project research stream, to build empirical evidence for how businesses currently track the progress and effectiveness of their efforts to respect human rights. The research was conducted from mid 2018 to early 2019, and has informed the direction and focus of the Valuing Respect project.
In this short Viewpoint, Shift Advisor Jana Mudronova discusses how meaningful stakeholder engagement can lead to more reliable, trusted and meaningful data, and play a key role in informing evaluation.
In this piece, we discuss our Theory of Change methodology, and why it's such a valuable tool for evaluating business respect for human rights.
This document summarizes the conversations we had in London on July 2,2019. The London consultation was part of the first round of regional consultations that we embarked on during 2019.
An increasing number of companies, investors and civil society organisations have expressed the need to better evaluate the effectiveness of company efforts to mitigate adverse human rights impacts in terms of outcomes for affected stakeholders. This paper focuses on ways to involve “stakeholder voice” in that evaluation, by which we mean the experiences, perspectives and insights of affected stakeholders. These are stakeholders who are affected by companies’ operations and business relationships, and can include community members, workers and consumers.
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