Managing the secretariat of “Barrierefreie Schweiz”
The aim of “Barrierefreie Schweiz” is to systematically collect information on accessibility in tourism and to communicate it as widely as possible. focusright is responsible for the operational management of the secretariat and for its strategic development.
Developing a CR strategy for a global business
focusright supported DER Touristik in the development of a customized and pragmatic CR strategy. A benchmark analysis comparing the company with its competitors showed its positioning within the industry. Interviews with senior management helped to identify and prioritize measures and to develop a roadmap.
DER Touristik Group
Establishing a human rights due diligence framework
focusright evaluated dormakaba’s human rights performance, identified relevant gaps and developed a human rights due diligence framework for the company. Internal and external stakeholder consultations lead to the identification of salient human rights issues, as well as to the elaboration of respective measures and an action plan.
Monitoring of the National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights in Germany
focusright is part of the consortium carrying out the monitoring process of the National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights (NAP) on behalf of the German Government until 2020. The objective is to review to what extent companies based in Germany comply with the due diligence requirements enshrined in the German NAP.
German Federal Foreign Office (AA)
Responsible business conduct and strategy development
Based on a gap and SWOT analysis, focusright conducted interviews with senior management and evaluated the current state of Ricola’s existing sustainability management. A roadmap was prepared based on the social, ecological, and economic challenges identified as relevant. focusright provides continuing support in the implementation process with a focus on responsible sourcing.
“Get started” tool for small- and medium-sized tour operators
The “Get started” tool is part of the website of the Roundtable Human Rights in Tourism and provides small- and medium-sized tour operators with practical assistance in identifying human rights risks and measures to respect human rights in their operations and along their value chains.
Roundtable Human Rights in Tourism
Human rights impact assessment tool for small- and medium-sized tour operators
focusright is currently developing a practice-oriented “blueprint” consisting of guidelines, supporting documents and transferable tools for small- and medium-sized tour operators to conduct a human rights impact assessment (HRIA) for the Roundtable Human Rights in Tourism. The blueprint will be integrated in the Roundtable Human Rights in Tourism’s website and the “Get started” tool.
Roundtable Human Rights in Tourism / Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)