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Climate Change | Sustainable Futures Lab | Nature | Emerging Issues

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.

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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.

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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.

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Business Transformation | Governance | Climate Change | Boards

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Climate Change

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.

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Equity, Inclusion, and Justice | Inside BSR

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.

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Climate Change | Business Transformation

Redefining Business Growth within Planetary Boundaries

BSR team members dscuss the need for new strategies to help business address the tension between traditional growth-based models and sustainability goals.

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Collaboration | Equity, Inclusion, and Justice

Accelerating Equality for Women Workers in Global Garment Supply Chains through New Initiative RISE

Learn about RISE, a collaborative initiative from BSR’s HERproject, Gap Inc. P.A.C.E, CARE, and Better Work to scale impact and accelerate equality for women workers in global garment supply chains.

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Collaboration | Equity, Inclusion, and Justice

Fashion Industry’s Four Largest Women’s Empowerment Programs Form New Initiative RISE to Scale Impact

Alongside Gap Inc., P.A.C.E, CARE, and Better Work, BSR's HERproject is proud to form a new initiative called RISE: Reimagining Industry to Support Equality to scale impact and accelerate equality for women workers in global garment, footwear, and home furnishings supply chains.

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Business Transformation | Sustainability Management | ESG

Get Comfortable with Uncertainty in 2023

Tailwinds for action on sustainability are stronger than ever. Explore themes shaping sustainable business and key steps for companies.

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Supply Chain | Industrials

Building Responsibly: Raising Ambition for over One Million Workers

Engineering and construction companies can uphold their commitments to the rights and welfare of workers through collaborative initiatives like Building Responsibly. Explore the initiative's strategy to accelerate impact.