Children's Rights and Business Principles > Implementation
This page features selected tools & guidance on implementing the Children's Rights & Business Principles. For further information, see the Principles' official website here.
Tools for companies
- "Children Are Everyone’s Business Workbook 2.0"
UNICEF, Dec 2013
Summary of guides on policies, impact assessments & reporting
- Guide for policies & codes of conduct
UNICEF, Dec 2013
- Guide for impact assessments
UNICEF, Danish Institute for Human Rights, Dec 2013
- Guide for reporting
UNICEF, Dec 2013
Other UNICEF tools:
- UNICEF tools pilot 2013
UNICEF invited selected companies to pilot certain tools for implementing the Children's Rights & Business Principles. The final tools are available above & here.
- "Beyond the Promotional Piggy bank: Towards Children as Stakeholders – A discussion Paper on Developing Child-Friendly Financial Products and Services"
UNICEF, Child and Youth Finance International, 8 May 2013
- "Children are Everyone's Business: A practical workbook to help companies understand and address their impact on children's rights"
UNICEF, Dec 2012
- versión español
- "CSR Working Paper - Sustainability reporting on children’s rights"
Elizabeth Umlas, UNICEF, Dec 2012
- "Implementation Handbook for the Convention on the Rights of the Child"
Children’s Rights and Business Principles – Good Practices per Principle
UN Global Compact, Jun 2012
eLearning Portal on Children's Rights & Business Principles
Center for Child Rights and Corporate Social Responsibility
Tools for civil society
Civil society guide on Children's Rights & Business Principles
Patrick Geary, Save the Children Sweden Oct 2013
Includes concrete recommendations & examples of engaging with businesses in monitoring, enforcing and advancing children’s rights.
Tools for children
"You, your rights & business. A resource for young people and children about children's rights and business principles"
Alana Kapell, Save the Children Sweden, Apr 2013
- versión español
Children-friendly version of Children's Rights & Business Principles
First Global Child Satellite Forum in the Middle East
Global Child Forum, Nov 2014
"New Technologies and children’s rights: the Right to information vs. Right to Complete”
International Institute for the Rights of the Child, 14 - 17 October 2014
Next annual global Children’s Rights and Business Principles stock-taking event, Nairobi
UNICEF, UN Global Compact and Save the Children, April/May 2014
Global Child Forum 2014
Stockholm, 11 Apr 2014
"Children's rights and business: Innovation & Action - UNICEF Global Workshop Agenda - Draft Programme", UNICEF, New York, 18-19 Sep 2013
[Español] Presentaciónes del seminario internacional “El impacto de las empresas en los derechos de los niños y niñas”, 6-7 Aug 2013, Lima - Perú
"Call for action to tackle child poverty in Belgium: Afternoon session"
UNGC, UNICEF, KAURI, 13 Jun 2013
Includes panel on implementing Children's Rights & Business Principles
World Child & Youth Forum
22 Mar 2013
Global stock-taking event of achievements & challenges of implementing Children's Rights & Business Principles
"Children’s Rights and Business Principles: suggested approaches for responsible business"
Maplecroft, 25 Feb 2013
"From reacting to pro-active: how can business better assess any impacts on children's rights?"
Guardian Sustainable Business & UNICEF, 17 Jan 2013
- Discussion summary
Children’s Rights and Business Principles Forum
UN Global Compact Network Belgium, 2 Dec 2012
First Belgian Children's Rights & Business Principles Forum
- Summary report
"Children's Rights and Business - Continuing the Conversation: Implementation of the Children’s Rights and Business Principles"
UN Global Compact, UNICEF, 2 Oct 2012
Other coverage of implementation
[Español] "Artículo de opinión: Responsabilidad social con toda la infancia"
Paul Martin, UNICEF Perú, agosto 2013
Nigeria: Grassroots initiative launched to engage private sector in implementing Children's Rights & Business Principles
Children & Business Nigeria Network, 6 Jun 2013
Supported by companies including Addax Petroleum Development Nigeria (part of Sinopec), Diamond Bank, Nestlé Foods Nigeria, Polo Luxury Group, Promasidor
"Allen & Overy publishes second issue of 'The Business and Human Rights Review'", Allen & Overy's Human Rights Working Group, 10 Jun 2013
See "Advancing Children's Rights in Business", p.23
"Respect for children’s rights brings business benefits"
David Carlsson, Enact, May 2013
"A joint call to scale up efforts for the elimination of child labour"
Gordon Brown (UN Special Envoy for Global Education), Guy Ryder (Director-General, International Labour Organization), Georg Kell (Executive Director, UN Global Compact Office), Apr 2013
"Children's Rights and Business Principles: one year on"
Samah Abbasi, UNICEF UK, on Guardian Sustainable Business, 28 Mar 2013
"Happy 1st birthday, CRBP!"
Samah Abbasi, UNICEF UK, 22 Mar 2013
"Business Steps Forward to Respect and Support Children’s Rights"
UN Global Compact, UNICEF, Save the Children, 20 Mar 2013
"Sustaining support for children’s rights"
Zheng Ying Chong, CSR Asia, 16 Jan 2013