Did you know?In 2004, there were 218 million children trapped in child labour, of whom 126 million were in hazardous work. More
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A report by the Commission on the Private Sector and Development, "Unleashing Entrepreneurship" explores the role of the private sector in alleviating poverty, and how the potential of the private sector can be unleashed in developing countries. More
This guideline is a six point plan covering partnership eligibility, general principles, partnership procedures and other areas regarding partnering with UNAIDS. More
Initially developed in 2000 as a common framework for UN-Business collaboration, the Guidelines on UN Business Cooperation apply to the UN Secretariat as well as separately administered organs, Funds and Programmes. As an important component of the Secretary-General's efforts to modernise the... More
The ILO Helpdesk, a new service from the Multinational Enterprise Programme of the International Labour Office, provides a one stop-shop to help company managers and workers understand the ILO approach to socially responsible labour practices and at the same time help enterprises build good... More
There is a growing view among investment professionals that environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) issues can affect the performance of investment portfolios. Investors fulfilling their fiduciary (or equivalent) duty therefore need to give appropriate consideration to these issues,... More
Growing Inclusive Markets (GIM) is a new initiative led by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with an unprecedented coalition of thinkers and actors in the fields of business, academia and human development. Growing Inclusive Markets is designed to make a substantial contribution to... More