The COVID-19 pandemic brought about unprecedented social and economic challenges, and behind staggering data of contracting economies, people’s lives and livelihoods are on the line.
The updated version of the Human Rights Due Diligence and COVID-19 Rapid Self-Assessment for Business tool designed in collaboration with UNICEF is now available online.
Since the publication of the first version in April, the tool has been translated into 11 languages and used by more than a 100 companies and organizations. The updated tool offers 58 human rights due diligence actions for business to consider during the COVID-19 pandemic recovery period and beyond, with more recommendations on women’s and children’s rights.
On May 6 2021, UNDP B+HR Asia and UNEP, with support from the EU, hosted a roundtable discussion—the first of a series of events on Business, Human Rights and the Environment. The roundtable focused…
Our 35-minute special explores the dynamic and varied nature of business and human rights issues in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Sri Lanka and Thailand