31 July 2023

Business and children’s rights

Nowadays, the business sector affects everyone’s life, including children, whether as consumers, children of employees, digital platform users, or through their exposure to marketing and advertising, among others. Despite this, most companies in the region still do not consider children as a priority within their operations, leaving children-…, Resources:, Global CRBP's stocktaking report - Charting the Course Stock-taking report  (ENG y SPA) Presentation of the global CRBP's stocktaking report at the Global Compact 2022 Leaders' Summit: webinar webinar CRBP celebrated in the region: celebracion crbp en la region inglés video UNICEF – Deloitte S-Latam regional report on online survey to companies…, Solution, What has UNICEF done to get the business sector to further respect and promote children’s rights?, During the past decade, UNICEF’s work has revolved around both the CRBP's promotion and the development of tools and guiding resources for the business sector. Those tools have assisted companies and industry sectors in applying more solid prevention measures, while also better managing their impact on children’s lives. UNICEF has worked along…, Results of the business sector action, Is the business sector respecting and promoting children’s rights in the region? According to UNICEF and Deloitte S-Latam regional survey results, the business sector has become increasingly aware of the impact of its economic activity on children’s rights. The sector has taken steps to strengthen or adapt its corporate practices, with special…, Voices from the business sector in the region, Quote says: At Diners Ecuador, we want to make a difference as a development actor. By doing so, not only one person can get ahead, but all of us, especially children who live in vulnerable contexts. quote says: As media companey, we understand that as long as we give visibility to children's issues, we hace the opportunity to positively influence…, Call to action, What does UNICEF recommend to companies as next steps?  “In the past few years, the business sector in the region has become increasingly aware of its impact on children’s lives. From now on, it is crucial that all companies, large and SMEs, integrate a children’s rights approach into their corporate due diligence. This should not be applied…