Guide for companies on Business and Human Rights policies
Developed by CPC Chile, Acción Empresas and the United Nations Global Compact in collaboration with the ILO and Centro Vincular UCV (April 2019)
The document provides guidance for human rights management in companies on a voluntary basis and in accordance with their realities. Going beyond legal compliance is also part of the central message of the guide.
Based on the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and using a step-by-step approach, the guide presents ways to address this important topic by highlighting the importance of identifying and preventing situations where companies may put human rights compliance at risk. Through a due diligence process based on the identification of such situations, measures would then be determined and put in place to prevent them.
Along with its publication, a series of outreach activities and workshops are planned across sectors and companies with a view to facilitating their understanding and application of due diligence in each context.
The International Organisation of Employers (IOE) strongly recommends reading and sharing the guide (available in Spanish here and under the "Resources section") together with other materials developed by the IOE on the subject, such as the document "Communicating on sustainability issues: a three-part course for SMEs".
IOE International Business and Human Rights Conference
Bonn, Germany - 22 April 2020
(Volume 8, No. 3 - January 2020)
Presentation by Mr Dante Pesce, Member of the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights, at IOE-ATIA workshop in Aruba, supported by the European...
Oct 2019 - Joint Business Response to Revised UN Draft Treaty on Business and Human Rights
(Volume 8, No. 2 - September 2019)
Join us on Wednesday 22 April (Bonn, Germany) at our annual business and human rights conference – hosted jointly with BDA & DeutschePost DHL!
Read all about the latest legal and policy developments at the national, regional and international level.
On International Human Rights Day, IOE and its more than 150 national member federations will continue to determinedly address human rights risks and...
Co-organised by IOE, DHL Deutsche Post Group and BDA, supply chains and human rights due diligence are on the agenda.
States met last week to negotiate/discuss the Revised Draft Treaty on TNCs and OBEs.