Human Rights and Governance

Advancing Human Rights and Governance

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can achieve a competitive edge by adopting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Embracing sustainability offers numerous benefits, and the UN Global Compact Network UK’s SDG Playbook provides practical steps to help SMEs successfully integrate these goals into their business models.
The textile and apparel industries are showing signs of progress on gender awareness and women’s empowerment. Yet, at the start of their supply chains, the cotton sector lags behind. So, Alia Malik asks: How can cotton sow fields of change?
Youth Business International (YBI) together with ten enterprise support organisations (ESOs) from its global network of members have developed an evidence-informed approach that can systematically improve the financial health of young entrepreneurs by combining financial access and literacy via three pathways for ESOs to enhance their support.
Explore the shift from cash to digital wage payments and its implications for women and businesses. This transition offers improved financial management for women and operational efficiencies for businesses. The Better than Cash Alliance share how digital payments contribute to economic stability and gender equity, supporting global gender equity goals.

What do we mean by "Human Rights and Governance"?

Explore initiatives that advance human rights and promote effective governance, driving global change, enforcing equity and alleviating poverty.

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