There’s increasing focus and attention, from several key stakeholder groups, on the need for greater transparency on human rights. In Ethical Corporation’s newly published management briefing they look at the rising reputational, legal and brand risks, and some of the companies that are leading the way in Human Rights reporting.
Shift President and Co-Founder Caroline Rees talks with Erb Institute about how companies can measure social performance, the mission of Shift and its most recent flagship project, Valuing Respect
Shift is the leading center of expertise on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. As a mission-driven organization, Shift works with companies, governments and other agents of change—around the globe—to help build a world where business gets done with respect for people’s dignity.
I have always believed that business has the power to help us solve society’s most pressing challenges. That’s why I worked in corporate responsibility functions in the private sector for more than 20 years. It’s also the reason I became the Chief Executive of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), developer of the world’s most widely used standards for sustainability reporting.
This week, Eastman in partnership with SHiFT Design is hosting more than 50 design students from across the country at a unique, maker-inspired camp experience.
December 17, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Known as SHiFT Tennessee, the week-long event is nestled in Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium and focuses on the “Story of Making.” Attendees will explore the nature around them and interact with global material experts and local craftspeople that will immerse them in the local history and educate them on the art of making. The students will also be challenged to create new wayfinding systems for Bays Mountain inspired by their local learnings. At the end of the week, teams will present “walking stories” using a variety of materials and craftsmanship.