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Meeting basic needs and respecting human rights” and “Creating good and decent jobs for an appropriately qualified labor force” have been identified as one of the nine priority areas within the WBCSD’s Action2020 platform.

The Social Impact cluster aims to catalyze and scale up business solutions that contribute to achieving the societal goals set within each of the above mentioned priority areas.

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Kitrhona Cerri
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Davide Fiedler
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Filippo Veglio
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Publications
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Building the Social Capital Protocol: Insights into employment, skills and safety
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Delivering on the SDGs: The inclusive business approach
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License to Innovate: Breakthrough Strategies for Social Impact
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The India Companies Act 2013: A primer for WBCSD members with operations in India
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Towards a Social Capital Protocol – A Call for Collaboration
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Measuring socio-economic impact -- A WBCSD guide for business
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Inclusive Business marries profitability and development
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Social Capital Protocol

The WBCSD is driving the collaborative development of the Social Capital Protocol: a harmonized approach for businesses to measure and value their interactions with people and society. The latest publication shares insights into the development of the Protocol – with best practice examples in the areas of employment, skills and safety.

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Download the new publication: Building the Social Capital Protocol: Insights into employment, skills and safety >>

License to Innovate: Breakthrough Strategies for Social Impact



Why and how are companies developing and integrating business solutions with social impact into their core business? What are the successes and failures of early movers? What are some of the strategic considerations to keep in mind? These are the key questions addressed in a WBCSD-Deloitte report. The aim is to encourage more companies to actively pursue social innovation as a means to achieve greater long term sustainability, financial growth, and social impact.

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Scaling up action on human rights - Issue brief



In its latest issue brief, the WBCSD identifies a series of barriers and solutions to operationalizing the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights. The brief builds on the hands-on experiences of some 20 WBCSD member companies in their efforts to implement the Principles. It also draws from the results of the survey of WBCSD members on the implementation of the UNGPs as well as the broader experience of experts that have worked with companies on these issues across the globe.

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The India Companies Act 2013: A primer for WBCSD members with operations in India


This issue brief by the WBCSD and the CII-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development (CII-CESD) provides companies with operations in India with a primer on India’s legislative Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) mandate. Contrary to the popular belief that the Companies Act mandates 2% spending on CSR activities, it actually requires companies to spend this amount, or to explain why they did not.


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Inclusive Business

Inclusive business goes beyond philanthropy by expanding access to goods, services, and livelihood opportunities for low-income communities in commercially viable ways. This blog highlights WBCSD advancements in this area and provides links to external resources, cases, and tools related to the design and implementation of inclusive business ventures.

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Measurement & Valuation

Business is a major driver of socio-economic impact – and socio-economic impact is a major predictor of business success, especially in the long term. As a result, companies are increasingly interested in measuring their socio-economic impact for a variety of reasons, ranging from reducing cost and risk to creating and capturing new opportunities.

The WBCSD’s Measuring Impact work-program aims to help business approach the challenges of measuring and managing their impact on society. 

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Social Impact Newsletter


Read about the latest Social Impact news, resources and events in our monthly e-newsletter. 

Read the latest editions of the newsletter:

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Jobs, apprenticeships, and traineeships: Nestlé’s approach to help tackling youth unemployment
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The ITC Hospitality Management Institute
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Meeting the skills gap: ITC’s vocational training program
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Meeting the skills gap: SABMiller’s 4e Camino al Progreso training program
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Meeting the skills gap: Vale’s training program
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