Affirming the link between the SDGs and UNGPs – Global Business Statement released 9 November 2015

This week, GBI joined the world’s major business organisations, industry groups and corporate responsibility initiatives, to affirm the critical link between the Sustainable Development Goals and the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, noting ‘Meeting the corporate responsibility to respect human rights is a key contribution and vehicle through which business can help achieve the broader vision of peaceful and inclusive societies embraced by the SDGs.’ The statement is signed by BSR, EICC, GBI, ICC, ICMM, IOE, IPIECA, UN Global Compact, and the WBCSD.
Access the statement here