Tools & guidance for companies

Opportunities for engagement for companies & investors during Global Climate Action Summit:

Indigenous peoples’ rights: Join the Right Energy Partnership to ensure protection of indigenous peoples’ rights by renewable energy projects - speak with representatives at two events on 12 Sep

Labour rights: Sign the B Team’s just transition pledge and commit to providing decent work throughout their operations

Investor guidance: Join other investors in taking on actions outlined in the investor guidance to be launched by the Investing in a Just Transition project at an event on 13 Sep (led by the Initiative for Responsible Investment at the Harvard Kennedy School and the Grantham Institute at the London School of Economics)

Tools & guidance

International Standards:

UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights


OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises


ILO Fundamental Rights and Principles at Work 


ILO Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention (169)


UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples


IFC Performance Standards on Environment and Social Sustainability


Guidance compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre:

General guidance on human rights


Human rights policy statements


Human rights due diligence


Community engagement


Respecting indigenous peoples' rights


Security issues & conflict zones


Monitoring supply chains


Company-based grievance mechanisms