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- The private sector can contribute expertise and hands-on experience.
- The UN can bring its breadth of reach among governments, its convening power and on-the-ground experience.
Additional stakeholders, such as NGOs, academic institutions, guideline practitioners, public sector representatives, have a role in ensuring that guidelines have a broad and unbiased foundation. Search this section to review existing guidelines.
This tool is designed to:
* Be a step by step guide to the actions required by UNDP staff when assessing the risks and benefits regarding engaging with the private sector;
* Assess performance of companies on their environmental, social and governance performance (using the principles of the... More
The private sector strategy provides a framework for UNDP private sector interventions at global, regional and country office levels within the broader context of the UNDP Draft Strategic Plan for 2008-11. The strategy is intended to give practical direction and substance to the Strategic Plan’s... More
The present guidelines apply to the acceptance of pro bono offers of goods and services (hereinafter “pro bono contributions”) to the United Nations. The guidelines do not address cash contributions, which are adequately covered by the Financial Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and of... More
This report by the UN High Commission for Human Rights asks why human rights are important to business, what human rights are from the business perspective, and where human rights standards and guidelines can be found. The report provides a useful guide for company action with a check list of nine... More
UNICEF's alliances with the business community take many forms -- programmatic alliances, advocacy, fundraising support, or contributions-in-kind. This publication forms a guide for businesses establishing partnerships with UNICEF. More