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Best Practices for Human Rights Due Diligence in Tech Sales Channels thumnail image
Technology | Human Rights

Best Practices for Human Rights Due Diligence in Tech Sales Channels

To fulfill their commitments to implementing the UNGPs, vendors need their sales partners to address end-use human rights risks. Explore our new brief, which shares guidance and best practices related to the human rights expectations of sales channels in the technology sector.

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Inside BSR

Inside BSR: Q&A with Ellinor Haggebrink

Inside BSR is our monthly series featuring BSR team members from around the world. This month, we connected with Ellinor Haggebrink, a Manager based in Copenhagen.

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Sustainability Management | Business Transformation

Business Leadership in the Great Fragmentation: Part 2

The divisions caused by “The Great Fragmentation” are a barrier to achieving an economy that drives equitable and sustainable progress. To meet the needs of our fragmented world, business can reorient their efforts around four main objectives.

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Sustainability Management | Sustainability Reporting

BSR Response: How the EU’s Sustainability Reporting Standards Will Be a Game Changer

The European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) recently released a set of sector-agnostic exposure drafts that form the first set of European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS). We share our response to EFRAG's public consultation.

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Sustainability Management | Sustainability Reporting

How IFRS Sustainability Reporting Standards Can Contribute to Further Harmonization

BSR welcomes and has responded to the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB)’s two exposure drafts released in March 2022, grounding our comments in 30 years of experience working with member companies.

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Sustainability Management | Climate Change | Business Transformation

Business Leadership in the Great Fragmentation: Part 1

The world is fragmenting politically, economically, environmentally, and culturally. BSR President and CEO Aron Cramer shares the six interlocking factors that are accelerating fragmentation and why they're significant for business.

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Women’s Empowerment

In Egypt, Digital Payroll Helps Garment Workers Reap What They Sew

Egypt's garment sector employs more than 1.5 million people, half of whom are women, offering an opportunity to promote women's economic empowerment. Here's how HERproject's Digital Wages partnership with Mastercard helped lead to increased financial inclusion and resilience for female garment workers.
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Human Rights | Climate Change

Just Transition: Clean Energy with a Clear Conscience

To achieve a just and clean energy transition, meaningful multi-stakeholder cooperation between business, governments, labor experts, and environmental justice groups is critical.
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Sustainability Management

A Business Approach to Reinforcing Democracy

More than 80 percent of business leaders see threats to democracy as threats to business. What can business do?

Delaying Climate Action: The Challenges of Moderating Climate Misinformation on Social Media thumnail image
Technology | Climate Change

Delaying Climate Action: The Challenges of Moderating Climate Misinformation on Social Media

At a point when delays in climate action may lead to catastrophic and irreversible harm, companies must address climate misinformation urgently and decisively. Our new brief explores the specific challenges of moderating climate misinformation.
What the ESG Critics Are Right About—And Where They’re Misguided thumnail image
Sustainability Management | ESG

What the ESG Critics Are Right About—And Where They’re Misguided

After considerable momentum, there is now a backlash against elements of the sustainable business agenda. BSR President and CEO Aron Cramer discusses some of the big questions raised.
What Business Needs to Know about the EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive thumnail image
Sustainability Management | Sustainability Reporting

What Business Needs to Know about the EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive

Under the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), all large, all listed, and some non-EU companies will be required to report sustainability information against mandatory European Sustainability Reporting Standards. Six things that business should know about the CSRD.

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Sustainability Management | ESG | Governance

Activating Directors on Sustainability: Six Questions for Your Board

Directors of EU companies will soon face a pivotal shift in their duties toward sustainability with the upcoming EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) and Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD). Here are six key questions for boards to determine their readiness to govern evolving expectations.

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Climate Change

President and CEO Aron Cramer Responds to West Virginia v. EPA

In response to the US Supreme Court ruling West Virginia v. EPA, BSR’s President and CEO Aron Cramer issues a statement on the dangers of the decision, its implications for the future, and why ambitious climate action is urgently needed.
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Sustainability Management | Human Rights

The Norwegian Transparency Act: Key Insights for Business

As the Norwegian Transparency Act becomes the newest human rights due diligence law to enter into force, what does it mean for business with operations in Norway? We share key insights based on work we've done with our members.