Shift is the leading center of expertise on the UN GUIDING PRINCIPLES ON BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS. Our global team of experts works across all continents and sectors to challenge assumptions, push boundaries and redefine corporate practice in order to build a world where business gets done with respect for people’s dignity. Shift is a non-profit, mission-driven organization headquartered in New York City.


At Shift, we have one purpose: to transform how business gets done in order to ensure respect for people’s lives and dignity. We believe that the best way to advance our mission is by working directly with BUSINESSES to help shape their practices, culture and behavior and by working with GOVERNMENTSFINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, civil society and other market actors to embed the right requirements and incentives into the frameworks within which business operates.

Caroline Rees

President and Co-Founder, Shift Project

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