Human Rights Due Diligence Info Portal

The Human Rights Due Diligence Info Portal supports companies in setting up and improving their human rights due diligence processes. The Portal is hosted by the Global Compact Network Germany and was funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development. Content and conceptualisation were provided by management consultancy twentyfifty ltd. Please send us your comments and improvement suggestions.

5 steps landing page

Getting started

This section sets out 5 simple steps for any company, but particularly SME, to start managing its human rights risks and impacts. It provides you with tools and approaches to understand what your business already does to address these impacts, and where it can improve.


Advanced Practitioners

This section provides you with further information on how to set up proactive and continuous due diligence processes. It is structured around the major elements of the corporate responsibility to respect human rights and compiles information on existing corporate practice and available guidance.


Human Rights Capacity Diagnostic

The Human Rights Capacity Diagnostic (HRCD) is a self-assessment tool enabling companies to assess and improve their management capacity to respect human rights and conduct human rights due diligence. Upon completion, users receive customised suggestions for next steps to advance their human rights practice.