-- Resources

Check here regularly for the latest resources on respect for human rights and labour rights in business activities.

Benchmarking: The Corporate Human Rights Benchmark assesses 98 of the largest publicly traded companies in the world on 100 human rights indicators. It has developed a detailed methodology for making assessments based on extensive multi-stakeholder consultation around the world over two years, involving representatives from over 400 companies, governments, civil society organisations, investors, academics and legal experts. You can read the methodology here.

Ethical recruitment: see the Institute for Human Rights and Business's Responsible Recruitment Gateway.

Human rights due diligence: Shift, a non-governmental organisation, has this useful website focusing on how to do human rights due diligence in high risk circumstances – and how to identify those circumstances in the first place.

Grievance mechanisms: this paper - Grievance Mechanisms for Business and Human Rights Strengths, Weaknesses and Gaps from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University provides a useful summary of the areas for business and governments to address grievances and the challenges in fulfilling them.

Responsible Investing: the Principles for Responsible Investing (PRI) has a useful blueprint for investors seeking to respect human rights in their activities.