Tag Archives: indicators

Feb 1 2016

Agathe Derain – Human rights and business: Could performance measurement be premature?

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This post was contributed by Agathe Derain, manager in the sustainability team of Deloitte France. The common pitfall of rushing towards KPIs Since the adoption of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) in 2011, and … Continue reading

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Nov 23 2015

UN FORUM SERIES – Think before you measure!

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This post was contributed by Luke Wilde, Chief Executive at twentyfifty Ltd. I will use this blog to reflect on some of our experience, rather than theory, of working with large companies to find ways of measuring corporate practice on human … Continue reading

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Nov 4 2015

UN FORUM SERIES – We have SDGs now, but how do we measure them?

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This post was contributed by Kate Anderson, senior policy analyst and associate fellow in the Center for Universal Education of the Brookings Institute. The post was first posted on the Brookings Institute’s website.  Does the world agree on the definition of … Continue reading

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Nov 3 2015

UN FORUM SERIES – Implementing the Guiding Principles: The Challenge of Measurement

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This post was contributed by Margaret Jungk, Chair of the United Nations Working Group on Business and Human Rights. They called it ‘the plane that became a convertible’. In 1988, on a routine flight from Hilo to Honolulu, Aloha Airlines … Continue reading

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Jul 18 2014

Charline Daelman – Measuring the Impact of Business on Children’s Rights

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The recent release of UNICEF’s ‘Children Rights and Business Principles’ has resulted in companies starting to understand the relevance of respecting and promoting children’s rights. More importantly, companies are now rethinking the impact that their businesses have on children’s rights. … Continue reading

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Mar 24 2014

Kendyl Salcito and Mark Wielga – The importance of outcome indicators and iterative engagement with rightsholders

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This post was contributed by Kendyl Salcito and Mark Wielga, respectively Executive Director and Director at NomoGaia. When we talk about business and human rights, we are necessarily talking about how companies affect people. This is because corporate responsibility towards … Continue reading

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Mar 14 2014

Michael Addo – Key performance indicators and the Working Group on business and human rights

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This post was contributed by Michael K. Addo, Senior Lecturer at the Law School of the University of Exeter and Member of the United Nations Working Group on Business and Human Rights The relevance of business and human rights indicators … Continue reading

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