UN Guiding Principles

The world’s first comprehensive guidance for companies
to report on how they respect human rights.

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Report: Failures in Governance and Lack of Appropriate Focus Still Common Amongst Largest Companies

10 May 2017 — The new report, authored by Shift with support from the UK Department for International Development, EY and Hermes Investment Management, assesses the maturity of human rights reporting of 74 global companies from seven sectors. | See our complete ongoing series examining trends in corporate human rights reporting

Japanese translation of Reporting Framework now available

June 2017 — Thanks to the generous support of Ajinomoto Co., Inc., E-Square Inc. and EY Japan (Climate Change & Sustainability Services), the Japanese translation of the UNGP Reporting Framework with implementation guidance is now available. | Learn more about translations

87 investors with over $5.3t in AUM support the Reporting Framework

February 2017 — The investor coalition supporting the Reporting Framework continues to grow and includes signatories from Australia, France, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, the UK and the US. See their statement of support and the names of the investors supporting the Framework.

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