Business continuity during Covid-19 and beyond: Surviving the pandemic and flourishing in its wake

Content: This paper is looking into key factors that help to improve companies’ business resilience. It identifies trends in the reactions of businesses to cope with COVID-19 and summarizes viable solutions that contribute to positive continuity of business activities. Year: August 2020 Language: EN Keywords: COVID-19, Pandemic, Business Resilience, Human Rights Due Diligence, Research, Sustainability, Supply Chain Management, Crises…

Are you complying with the EU Sustainability-Related Disclosures Regulation?

Content: A short overview on human rights due diligence requirements in the Regulation (EU) 2019/2088 on sustainability-related disclosures in the financial services sector and what financial market participants can do to comply with the regulation. Year: July 2020 Language: EN Keywords: Sustainability-Related Disclosure, Sustainable Finance, Human Rights Due Diligence, UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs), Financial…

Respecting Human Rights and the COVID-19 Outbreak: addressing the immediate challenges

Content: Guidelines for Businesses how to address the immediate human rights challenges that go paired with the COVID-19 Outbreak.  Year: April 2020 Language: EN Keywords: COVID-19, Coronavirus, Responsible Business Conduct, Global Supply Chains, Human Rights Due Diligence, Transparency, Corporate Social Responsibility, Pandemic, Human Rights. Abstract: The COVID-19 outbreak has set an unprecedent global challenge, impacting people all over…

Menschenrechte. Unternehmen. Zukunft: Menschenrechtliche Sorgfaltspflicht im Unternehmenskontext

Content: Artikel zu menschenrechtlicher Sorgfalt für den Verband Entwicklungspolitik Niedersachsen e.V. (VEN) Year: January 2020 Language: DE Keywords: Menschenrechtliche Sorgfaltspflicht, Nationaler Aktionsplan Wirtschaft und Menschenrechte (NAP), UN Leitprinzipien für Wirtschaft und Menschenrechte, UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs), human rights due diligence, Grundsatzerklärung, Policy, Code of Conduct, Menschenrechtliche Risikoanalyse, Abhilfemaßnahmen, Berichterstattung, Reporting, Beschwerdemechanismen, Grievance Mechanisms, NAP-Monitoring. Abstract: …

2019 Communication on Progress (CoP)

Content: Communication on Progress for the UN Global Compact 2019 Year: December 2019 Language: EN Keywords: UN Global Compact, labour standards, climate change, human rights, work-life balance, diversity at work, health and safety, environment, green energy, anti-corruption, UN Global Compact Principles, business and human rights, women empowerment, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), human rights due diligence,…

Focus on Human Rights

Content: Summary Report of the Human Rights Impact Assessment for ICANN Year: May 2019 Language: EN Keywords: Human Rights Impact Assessment (HRIA), The ICANN organization, United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs), human rights due diligence, human rights performance, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).  Abstract:  ICANN is as a globally operating organization with the mission of helping…

WWF Report 2019

Content: Assessment of Human Rights Due Diligence Processes for WWF Germany Year: April 2019 Language: EN Keywords: National Actionplan (NAP), UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs), World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF), wildlife conservation, human rights due diligence, risk management. Abstract: Conservation projects not only face security challenges with regard to organised…

NAP-Standard Check: Erfüllt Ihr Unternehmen den NAP?

Content: Broschüre zum „NAP-Standards-Check“ – Tool, mit dem Sie ermitteln können, ob Sie die Anforderungen des Nationalen Aktionsplans für Wirtschaft und Menschenrechte (NAP) der Bundesregierung erfüllen. Year: February 2019 Language: DE Keywords: Nationaler Aktionsplan Wirtschaft und Menschenrechte (NAP), UN Leitprinzipien für Wirtschaft und Menschenrechte, UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs), human rights…

Umweltdialog Magazin- Achtung! Warum Unternehmen Menschenrechte beachten müssen

Content: Beitrag im Umweltdialog Magazin: Wozu dient die menschenrechtliche Risikoanalyse? Year: Oktober 2018 Language: DE Keywords: Menschenrechtliche Risikoanalyse, UN Leitprinzipien für Wirtschaft und Menschenrechte, UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs), CSR-Richtlinien- Umsetzungsgesetz (CSR-RUG). Abstract: Ob in der Textilindustrie, im Rohstoffsektor oder in der Lebensmittelbranche – die Schattenseiten der globalen Wertschöpfungsketten – wie…

WWF Bericht 2019

Content: Untersuchung der menschenrechtlichen Sorgfaltsprozesse beim WWF Deutschland Year: April 2019 Language: DE Keywords: Nationaler Aktionsplan Wirtschaft und Menschenrechte (NAP), UN Leitprinzipien für Wirtschaft und Menschenrechte, UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs), World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF), Naturschutz, human rights due diligence, menschenrechtliche Sorgfalt, Sozialstandards, Risikomanagement. Abstract: Naturschutzprojekte stehen oftmals nicht…