Shift Project

Shift is an independent, non-profit center for business and human rights practice. Our team was centrally involved in shaping and writing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. We help governments, businesses and their stakeholders put the UN Guiding Principles into practice...Our vision: A world in which companies have the awareness, motivation and skills to know and show that they are respecting human rights...We work with companies who are serious about improving respect for human rights...We support effective action by governments to meet their duty to protect human rights...We tackle shared implementation challenges with key institutional actors...[such as] international organizations, industry and multi-stakeholder groups...We build public understanding about business and human rights...

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