Human Rights Due Diligence

Step by step - Practical guide for companies

How can a company embed human rights due diligence in its business processes and value chain? Companies, especially those operating globally, are increasingly scrutinized for their impact on human rights and the environment. At the same time, governments, society, private and business customers, and investors have rising expectations of companies to respect human rights. According to international standards, human rights due diligence encompasses six core elements. This practical guide helps both SMEs and large companies to develop and implement pragmatic and effective human rights due diligence processes in line with the UN Guiding Principles and the OECD Guide- lines. In addition, it outlines the first steps companies can take when setting up a due diligence system.

Tools / Guidelines / Training
18 pages
Due Diligence
UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights [UNGPs]