GBI is a unique community of business practitioners that is committed to sharing practice, solving problems, critical thinking, and sense-making around emerging trends and issues.
GBI informs practice, inspires commitment and builds capability to advance human rights in a business context consistent with the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and other international standards. At the core of how we achieve this is a community of business practitioners comprised of individuals from diverse business functions responsible for leading member companies' human rights journeys.
As a community, we convene multiple times per year, in-person and remotely. We regularly engage with others across business, government and civil society where members and the GBI team can add unique value to work that will address governance gaps and build meaningful market incentives.
As a community, we advance respect for human rights in member company operations and value chains. We work together to:
As a community, we broaden and deepen understanding about respect in practice, and share practice-based insights to advance the movement. We work together to:
GBI members are supported by a dedicated team and network of advisors. The GBI team brings the following competencies and value to its work: