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How Demand for Critical Minerals Could Lead to Counterintuitive Futures thumnail image
Energy and Extractives | Sustainable Futures Lab | COP27 | Emerging Issues

How Demand for Critical Minerals Could Lead to Counterintuitive Futures

Rohitesh Dhawan, President and CEO of the International Council on Mining and Metals, shares potential scenarios for the future of metals and minerals.

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Climate Change | Sustainable Futures Lab | Emerging Issues

Scenarios Reveal the Urgency of Climate Action for the Food, Beverage, and Agriculture Sector

Explore three future climate scenarios for the food, beverage, and agriculture sector, intended to help companies consider dynamic macro forces in climate plans.

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Financial Services | Human Rights

Social Unrest: Fixing the “S” of ESG in Private Equity

The ESG field is facing increased criticism. Here’s why it’s essential for private equity firms to adopt a human rights-based approach to sustainable investing.

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ESG | Governance

Building Competent Boards: ESG Not about “Skills-Washing”

Boards need to understand emerging ESG issues and make informed decisions. Helle Bank Jorgensen, CEO and Founder of Competent Boards, discusses board training and evolution.

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Human Rights

Building Trauma-Informed Workplaces: Recommendations for Business

Three organizations discuss their programs employing and empowering survivors of human trafficking and their efforts to create a trauma-informed workplace enabling all employees to thrive.

Tech Against Trafficking: Leveraging Innovation to Tackle Modern Slavery thumnail image
Technology | Human Rights

Tech Against Trafficking: Leveraging Innovation to Tackle Modern Slavery

Explore key takeaways on leveraging technology to combat human trafficking.

The Supply Chain Risk You Didn’t Know About: Navigating Responsible Sourcing in AI thumnail image
Technology | Supply Chain | Human Rights

The Supply Chain Risk You Didn’t Know About: Navigating Responsible Sourcing in AI

Explore how companies can act to begin assessing potential labor risk, a growing urgent issue, in their AI supply chains.

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Inside BSR

Inside BSR: Q&A with Cassie Collier

Inside BSR is our monthly series featuring BSR team members from around the world. Meet Cassie Collier, a Manager based in New York City.

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Sustainability Management | Financial Services | ESG | Business Transformation

Navigating the ESG Ratings Landscape: Five Recommendations for Business

ESG ratings can often raise questions and sometimes frustration among companies. We share five common dilemmas with key recommendations for business.

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Human Rights

The New EU Forced Labor Product Ban: Recommendations for Business

The European Commission published a trade instrument proposal banning products made with forced labor from being marketed, sold, or exported from the EU market. How business can get started.

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Climate Change | COP27

BSR Climate Scenarios: A Tool to Drive Resilient Business Strategy

Explore three climate scenario narratives built upon the Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS) climate scenarios and corresponding datasets.

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Technology | Human Rights

Human Rights Due Diligence of Meta’s Impacts in Israel and Palestine in May 2021

BSR reviewed the human rights impacts of Meta’s company policies and activities during the May 2021 crisis in Israel and Palestine. Here are the results.

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Women’s Empowerment

Beyond the Generation Equality Forum: One Year of Driving Action for Gender Equality

In June 2021, the private sector set a new gender equality agenda through the Generation Equality Forum. Learn about the progress made and where gaps remain.

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Transport and Logistics | Collaboration

Driving Decarbonization: Accelerating Zero-Emission Freight

Until there is collaboration and co-investment in pilot projects across the entire freight industry, low- and zero-carbon freight solutions will remain undeveloped at scale.

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Sustainability Management | Sustainability Reporting | Business Transformation

“And” May Be the Most Important Word

As new laws and standards for just and sustainable business come forth, here’s what companies need to focus on—and how this can bring about increased ambition.