Human Rights | Equity, Inclusion, and Justice
Respecting LGBTIQ+ Rights in Turbulent Times
Activists, customers, employees, and investors expect companies who outwardly support the LGBTIQ+ community to credibly advance LGBTIQ+ equality and protect the well-being of workers. Here's how to create lasting impact beyond Pride Month.
Sustainable Futures Lab | Climate Change | Financial Services
Land Value at Risk
What climate justice risks do the insurance industry face, and how can business best build inclusive resilience to these risks?
Canada’s Modern Slavery Legislation: Key Recommendations for Business
Canada recently adopted legislation targeting modern slavery across corporate supply chains. Members of BSR’s Human Rights team share key provisions of the act and recommendations for business.
Sustainable Coconut Partnership: Toward a Responsible and Resilient Sector
We discuss the recently launched Sustainable Coconut Partnership, the unique challenges facing farmers, and how it plans to scale impact in the year ahead.
Financial Services | ESG
Applying an ESG Lens to Crypto
Cryptocurrencies continue to attract investors against the odds. How can businesses approach these opportunities in a way that maximizes their potential for empowerment and inclusivity, while guarding against significant environmental and social concerns?
Climate Change | Sustainable Futures Lab | Nature
Anywhere the Smoke Blows: The Health and Climate Risks of Wildfires
A new understanding of the environmental and health impacts of wildfire has significant implications for the role of business in wildfire prevention, management, and adaptation.
Climate Change | Business Transformation
Climate Transition Plans That Enable Business Transformation
Stakeholders are issuing calls for companies to disclose how they intend to meet their climate targets via climate transition plans. BSR outlines five characteristics of a transformative climate transition plan that generates long-term value.
Human Rights | Governance
Embedding Human Rights from Boots to the Boardroom
As new legislation emerges, business leaders will need to manage human rights issues on an ongoing basis. Four steps for implementing long-term human rights action plans.
Business Transformation | Governance | Climate Change
Nine Ways to Activate Your Board on Climate
Board oversight on climate-related risks and opportunities is increasingly important. Explore three strategies for activating boards on climate.
Technology | Human Rights
A Human Rights Impact Assessment of Twitch
BSR and Twitch undertook a human rights assessment of Twitch, an interactive live streaming service. Today, we are pleased to publish the final report in full.
Human Rights | Technology
Why Every Business Needs to Think about Responsible AI
As more companies use AI in their products, services, and operations, it’s time for business to take a human rights-based approach to AI.
Equity, Inclusion, and Justice | Human Rights
Call to Action for Businesses on the Medication Abortion Rulings
Restricting access to comprehensive reproductive care, including abortion, is a business and economic issue that employers are already navigating. We share recommendations for business action.
Nature | Emerging Issues | Human Rights
Decoding Nature’s Soundscapes
Scientists are getting closer to understanding how organisms and ecosystems use sound (known as bioacoustics) to communicate. We share how bioacoustics can impact business.
Transform, Finance, and Adapt: What the IPCC Report Means for Credible Corporate Climate Action
The new IPCC synthesis report shows that we must speed up climate action. Explore six key ways business can act to meet the moment.
Equity, Inclusion, and Justice
Inside BSR: Q&A with MaryAnne Howland
Inside BSR is our monthly series featuring BSR team members from around the world. Meet MaryAnne Howland, a Director based out of BSR New York's office.