Sustainable Raw Materials Sourcing: From Compliance to Impactful Engagement
LSE IDEAS contributed to this CSR Europe Postion paper as a knowledge partner following a series of discussions and research exercises
Delivering sustainability and social impact though community engagement: A people-centred approach
This report explores the transformative discussions that unfolded at the recent roundtable, "Delivering sustainability and social impact through community engagement: A people-centred approach." Organized collaboratively by LSE IDEAS, ESSEC IRENE, UN Trust Fund for Human Security, and the Knowledge Platform for Security & Rule of Law, this event, held at ESSEC IRENE Paris on 26-27 September 2023, delved into emerging policies and practices for managing local-level risks and opportunities within social impact and ESG strategies.
Maximising business contributions to sustainable development and positive peace: A human security approach
This report examines how business can contribute to meeting the challenges of a world struggling to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and make changes to traditional models of capitalism and investment.
Human Security Business Partnership Framework: a risk-informed approach to achieve the SDGs
This report summarises the Human Security Business Partnership (HSBP) Framework, an innovative model to assist companies and investors to partner with governments, the UN system, and local stakeholders to achieve the ambitions of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The model was developed by LSE IDEAS and research partners, ESSEC-Irene, Business and Human Rights, Peace Startup, Build Up and International Alert, with the United Nations Human Security Unit.
Human Security Business Partnerships: A framework for collaborative action and innovation
This report presents the Human Security Business Partnership Framework, an innovative model to assist companies and investors work with communities, the UN system and local stakeholders to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and contribute to peacebuilding and reconciliation in fragile and conflict-affected settings.
Peacebuilding and responding to the pandemic in Colombia – what works on the ground?
Summary and reports from ‘Lessons of the Territorial Peace in Times of COVID-19’ held between 23 and 27 November 2020. The report is available in English and in Spanish.
People, Profits and Peace: Proposals for a human security approach for the private sector towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals - February 2019
New Approaches to Assessing the Social Impact of Business in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Settings Discussion Paper and Executive Summary - July 2020.
Mark van Dorp (Bureau Van Dorp) and Marcel Smits (FCS Impact and the Institute for Economics & Peace) review current knowledge and practices around ESG impact measurement in more Fragile and Conflict-Affected Settings (FCS) including the barriers and opportunities for applying new social impact assessment guidance that would contribute to responsible and sustainable business conduct.