For more than ten years they have been supporting private and public sector organisations in promoting rights-based development, through investment, trade, commercial supply chains, development cooperation or advocacy. The value of their work lies in translating standards and principles into practical advice and activities.
They undertake research and advisory assignments for a range of organisations worldwide, including private companies and investors, governments, donor agencies and inter-governmental organisations, as well as multi-stakeholder bodies, trade unions and civil society organisations. The majority of their work relates to working lives and jobs in transition and low-income countries.
Their work is informed by their wide experience of working with different sectors, organisations and stakeholder viewpoints. Their work ranges from major international research projects on aspects of the Decent Work Agenda to focused consultancy that supports enterprises in delivering improved respect for labour and human rights through their commercial and stakeholder relationships.
Their field of work covers an array of complex challenges. However, their commitment to fundamental research and to understanding varied perspectives enables them to tackle areas of work which can be fast-changing and contested. In particular their breadth of experience allows them to identify emerging issues, draw common themes and to apply learning across sectors and between clients.