Resources in 'General'

This section provides information on key frameworks, tools, and guidance to support investors with incorporating human rights criteria into investment decision-making, engaging with companies on human rights due diligence, and taking collective action to create environments for responsible business conduct.

Over the past three decades, investor interest in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors has moved from niche to mainstream.

Developed by the Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB), Calvert Investments, and the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), this guide suggests how investors can use the UN Guiding Principles as a due diligence and risk assessment framework to as

This publication helps institutional investors implement the due diligence recommendations of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises in order to prevent or address adverse impacts related to human and labour rights, the environment, and corruption in their in

The Benchmark provides a comparative snapshot year-on-year of the largest companies on the planet, looking at the policies, processes, and practices they have in place to systematize their human rights approach and how they respond to allegations.

The BHRRC works to advance human rights in business by tracking the human rights policy and performance of over 7,500 companies in over 180 countries and making information publicly available, and by helping to amplify the voices of the vulnerable and human rights advocates.

The Framework is a short series of smart questions to which any company should have answers, both to know whether it is doing business with respect for human rights, and to show others the progress it is making.

Unanimously adopted by the UN Human Rights Council in 2011, the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights are the authoritative global framework on the corporate responsibility to respect human rights and remedy adverse impacts when they occur.