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Decent Work in Global Supply Chains — A Baseline Report

Summarizes data of bilateral interviews with supply chain, procurement, and sustainability executives of companies that participate in the UN Global Compact Action Platform on Decent Work in Global Supply Chains. The report presents insights into some of the key challenges and opportunities that companies face in their efforts to develop more sustainable procurement strategies. It also offers practical examples of steps taken to combat pressing human rights issues in supply chains, such as modern slavery, child labour and non-compliance with employment standards, and references relevant initiatives and resources for further guidance on these issues.

Time: 01 January, 2018    ,    Source: ikcest

Business: It's Time to Act

Decent Work cannot exist where modern slavery and child labour persist. Forced labour, modern slavery and child labour are complex problems associated with poverty, governance failures and inequalities in the global labour market. Tackling them requires a massive international effort, involving Governments, businesses, civil society organizations, trade unions and international bodies. This brief guide, developed as part of the Decent Work in Global Supply Chains Action Platform, offers a quick overview of the steps businesses can take to help eliminate modern slavery, while highlighting key resources, initiatives and engagement opportunities to support business action.

Time: 01 January, 2018    ,    Source: ikcest

Human Rights: The Foundation of Sustainable Business

Celebrates the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and builds upon the UN Global Compact Progress Report. The report highlights insight and initiatives by Global Compact Local Networks around the world, presents snapshots of good practice from companies participating in the UN Global Compact and showcases initiatives that are advancing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

Time: 01 January, 2018    ,    Source: ikcest

Women's Empowerment Principles Global Trends Report 2018

Examines the aggregate results of companies using the Women's Empowerment Principles Gender Gap Analysis Tool (WEPs Tool) with an aim to provide insights on global corporate performance on gender equality and women's empowerment aligned with the WEPs, demonstrate the value of using the WEPs Tool, and showcase the efforts of partners and other stakeholders to drive gender equality around the world.

Time: 01 January, 2018    ,    Source: ikcest

Climate and Health, The Business Case for Action

Climate change will impact the health of humans around the world. This paper explores the intersection of climate and public health issues and highlights the business case for action.

Time: 01 January, 2018    ,    Source: ikcest

Internal carbon pricing in companies — Preparing for future regulation and designing the transition to a <2°C economy

This discussion paper summarizes the outcomes and main findings from a multi-stakeholder workshop on company policies on carbon pricing, organized by the German Global Compact Network in Berlin in July 2018. At the same time, this paper invites further stakeholders to take part in a professional exchange of ideas concerning the implementation of effective internal carbon pricing.

Time: 01 January, 2018    ,    Source: ikcest

Future of Fuels Sustainability Briefs

The Fuel Sustainability Briefing series gives practitioners information to develop practical approaches that accelerate the transition to low-carbon fuels by summarizing our research to date on the market outlook, key issues, and sustainability potential for five fuel categories.

Time: 01 January, 2018    ,    Source: ikcest

Climate and Supply Chain, The Business Case for Action

  This report explores how businesses can enhance their resilience to the impacts of climate change on their supply chains and improve their supply chain management in the process.

Time: 01 January, 2018    ,    Source: ikcest

Resilient Business, Resilient World: A Framework for Private-Sector Leadership on Climate Adaptation

This report assesses and consolidates the best available knowledge to present an accessible and actionable framework for private-sector leadership on climate change resilience.

Time: 01 January, 2018    ,    Source: ikcest

Action Platform for Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions Flyer

This flyer provides a brief introduction to the Action Platform for Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions. It includes the rationale for the Action Platform, intended outcomes and reasons for governments, businesses and civil society organizations to participate.  

Time: 01 January, 2018    ,    Source: ikcest

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