Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the United Nations Guiding Principles on business and human rights, 2021 was a busy year for B+HR Asia, with increasing regional momentum in implementing the UNGPs.…
Malaysia’s National Conference on Business and Human Rights 2021, organized on 21-22 September, is a milestone in the development of the country’s National Action Plan (NAP) on Business and Human Rights. Supporting the NAP development process and offering recommendations to decision makers on key business and human rights issues, UNDP B+HR Asia in Malaysia published a series of issue briefs in preparation for the conference.
What are the business and human rights priorities Malaysia must address to ensure an equitable and sustainable recovery? How can the UNGPs help accelerate post-C19 recovery? What steps are necessary to make forced labor in Malaysia a thing of the past? How can Government Linked Investment Companies leverage their authority to strengthen responsible business environment in the country?
Read the following issue briefs to learn more:
- Five Key Business and Human Rights Priorities for Malaysia’s Emerging Recovery Period
- Advancing COVID-19 Recovery in Malaysia: Strengthening Access to Remedy and Ethical Recruitment
- Malaysia: The UNGPs and ESG Investment Policies in Government-Linked Investment Companies
UNDP's B+HR Asia launches trainings for the private sector to create more diverse and inclusive workspaces for women and LGBTI people.
Youth play a critical role in the future of BHR, and the UNDP B+HR Asia programme is scaling up efforts to expand youth engagement, starting with two key events.
Infrastructure provision enhances connectivity, improves mobility, and generates economic opportunities and services. However, infrastructure development can also entrench gender inequality,…