The network brings together the ILO with businesses of all sizes and sectors from around the globe to develop actionable resources and tools, and devise local solutions that help shape national frameworks to eradicate forced labour.
Ipieca has developed a set of tools to help make the business case for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), and improve internal company due diligence processes for social performance.Four tools have been developed: Risk terminology: This generic risk terminology was designed based on the outcomes of a survey of member company methodologies for enterprise risk management. The purpose is to provide a framework for how to structure the work on adverse impacts, risks and costs. Adverse impacts chart:
The 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a common global framework for navigating the world's most urgent economic, social, and environmental challenges. While governments have the primary responsibility to prioritize, coordinate and implement efforts to meet the SDGs, there is wide recognition that the private sector and civil society will play critical roles in the implementation of national plans.
The 2017 UN Forum on Business and Human Rights starts today in Geneva, Switzerland, bringing together over 2,000 participants from government, business, and non-governmental organizations to discuss business-related human rights topics and share ideas and good practice. The forum aims to progress the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs). This year the theme is Realizing Access to Effective Remedy and draws on the third pillar of the UNGPs:
A joint UNDP, IFC, Ipieca and ICMM side event summaryOn Wednesday, 20th of September, UNDP, IFC, Ipieca and ICMM co-hosted an event at the sidelines of the 72nd Regular Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
On Wednesday 20 September, Ipieca co-hosted an event with UNDP, IFC, and ICMM - The Oil, Gas and Mining Industries and the 2030 Agenda: Partnerships and Participation to Accelerate Progress. The event was held alongside the 72nd Regular Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
The Ipieca-IOGP Health Committee has released a new publication Medical facilities assessment: Checklist for medical professionals in the oil and gas industry. The checklist provides guidance on the assessment of medical facilities to help companies: identify the best medical facility in the operational oil and gas location; … comply with company HSE requirements to assess medical facilities; and … integrate health facilities that meet medical standards within the company's emergency response plan.