Publicaciones de miembros
The purpose of this briefing note is to describe the current patchwork of existing non-judicial grievance mechanisms and how they function, identify their limitations, and provide recommendations for improving them.
Several international guidelines aim to persuade corporations to take responsibility for the social, ecological and economic consequences of their activities. Three of these instruments form the ‘core set of internationally recognised principles and guidelines regarding Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)’: the 'OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises', the 'United Nations Global Compact' and 'ISO 26000 Guidance on Social Responsibility'. This comparison clarifies the similarities and differences between the three instruments. SOMO has developed this comparison to provide civil society organisations with the necessary information so that they can assess whether and how to use these instruments in their work to promote and enforce corporate accountability.
This joint report elaborates on the practical experiences with Nideras human rights policy one year after the conclusion of an OECD Guidelines case filed by Dutch and Argentinean NGOs.
This brief succinctly makes the argument about the business as usual approach that the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has taken in the development of its ISO 26000 standard to address corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices.
Brazil undertakes a historical policy to close wage gaps that stands out for its strong affinity with Jus Semper’s TLWNSI concept for the realisation of living wages.