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Abstract Surface

Strategy Tool

7 Steps to an ESG Action Plan 

for Early & Growth Stage Ventures

Products & Business Models

People & Culture

Team Meeting

Human Resources -General

TechStars People & Culture Toolkit

Guidance for start-ups on setting up HR functions & policies


Paying for Groceries

Job Quality

Good Jobs Toolkit

Diagnostic and scorecard for measuring job quality for frontline and low wage jobs

Good Jobs Institute

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

NVCA Diversity Toolkit

Tools for start-ups to advance diversity covering bias, code of conduct, culture and more

National Venture Capital Association

Co Workers

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Women's Empowerment Principles

Scorecard and guidance for achieving gender parity in the workplace

UN Women

Financial Report

Human Resources-General

Workforce Disclosure Initiative

Guidance for companies on metrics for direct and supply chain workforces

Share Action

Products & Business Models

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Responsible Product Design

Ideo Design Kit

Toolkit for product developers on human-centered design


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Digital Rights

AI Ethicist Toolkits

Tools for AI developers covering training sets, accountability, transparency & explainability

AI Ethicist

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Digital Rights

Ethical OS Toolkit

Tool for product developers to identify risks and unintended consequences 

of digital technology products

Omidyar Network

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Digital Rights

Deon Data Ethics Checklist

Checklist for data scientists on data integrity issues


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Human Rights

Business Model Red Flags

Tool for identifying 24 human rights red flags of business models 

Shift Project

Environment & Climate

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Climate Calculators Overview

An overview of free and open source climate calculators


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Simple Emissions Reduction Calculator (SERC)

Simplified carbon emissions calculator for climate tech ventures

Clean Energy Ventures

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Cloud Carbon Footprint  

Carbon footprint calculator and good practice for cloud data storage 

Cloud Carbon Footprint

Supply Chains

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Supply Chains

Responsible Sourcing Tool

Identify supply chain risks by sector, commodity and country (human rights)

Verite & U.S. State Dept.

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Supply Chains

Global Map of Agro-commodity Production  

Identify environmental & social risks of supply chains by agro-commodity  and country + certification options


Corporate Governance

Board Meeting


A Startup Governance Journey

Guidance note for startups on adding governance functions as they scale

BII & FMO Ventures



FMO Corporate Governance Toolkit

Checklist and progression matrix for setting up boards and oversight procedures for SMEs


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IFC Corporate Governance Tools

Checklist and progression matrix for SME company boards


Supply Chains
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