Getting started

(credit: Danish Insitute for Human Rights)

This section includes general tools, guidance & examples related to the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles.

 

1. INTRODUCTORY TOOLS & GUIDANCE

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Interpretative guide on corporate responsibility to respect human rights
Official guidance from the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

 

Doing business with respect for human rights
Practical advice, experiences and insights to help companies respect human rights

 

UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework
Comprehensive guide on company reporting in line with the UN Guiding Principles

 

Corporate Human Rights Benchmark
Collaboration led by investors and NGOs dedicated to creating an open and public benchmark of corporate human rights performance

 

2. FURTHER TOOLS & RESOURCES

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Issues: Explore issue-specific guidance materials (for example on indigenous peoples, labour rights, human rights defenders, etc)

 

Steps: Explore tools to guide your company’s human rights due diligence, human rights impact assessment, reporting, supply chain monitoring, and other actions on human rights.

 

Sectors: Explore guidance and examples of company steps to respect human rights in your sector

 

3. EXAMPLES OF IMPLEMENTATION & USES

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Explore the Company Action Platform to compare human rights actions by over 90 companies, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, launched Feb 2015