UNDP Business+Human Rights (B+HR)

UNDP’s B+HR Asia programme promotes responsible business practices through advisory services to businesses on operational guidelines and governance matters, and governments on national regulatory and policy frameworks.Both lines of work are rooted in the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, the world’s most authoritative normative framework guiding responsible business.By leveraging its formidable convening power, UNDP also provides high profile platforms to build multi-stakeholder coalitions in pursuit of peer learning and dialogue between stakeholders including, civil society, business, government and National Human Rights Institutions.

Human Rights Due Diligence (HRDD) Assessment and Training

Human Rights Due Diligence and COVID-19: A Rapid Self-Assessment for Business

Methodology to Support National Action Plans on Business and Human Rights tailored to specific needs of Countries (UNDP B+HR in Asia)


Business + Human Rights

Business + Human Rights

Business Associations • International & Multinational Companies

Business Associations •    International & Multinational Companies

International & Multinational Companies

International & Multinational Companies

Ministries of Commerce, Industry, Justice, Planning and Foreign Affairs

Ministries of Commerce, Industry, Justice, Planning and Foreign Affairs



Products and Country Experiences

Country Experience for HRDD C19

The HRDD C19 Self-Assessment is being translated into Russian, Japanese, Chinese, Spanish, Thai, and Indonesian. Global Compact Network in Indonesia is organizing a Webinar to introduce the Assessment to companies in their network. Daimler AG has approached the Team about implementing the tool. In India, piloting the tool with several Indian companies and gathering information about their experiences.

Country Experience for HRDD

In India, The Coca Cola Company (The CCC) conducted Human Rights Due Diligence separately from UNDP and approached UNDP to design and implement a remediation platform based on their findings. The CCC provided initial funding to the India Country Office to develop this remediation plan, including conducting a stakeholder identification study. This initial funding and work will be used to plan and draft the remediation plan, which UNDP will implement with support from The CCC.

Other Country experiences

Thailand, India, Indonesia) Soon in Malaysia, Pakistan, Nepal & Vietnam

focal points


Lead Advisor and Team Leader of B+HR Asia

Sean Lees

Business & Human Rights Specialist_Asia Pac


Business and Human Rights Specialist

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