To mobilize companies to embrace social justice and equip them to contribute to positive systemic change.
Our Strategy for Impact
Companies are increasingly expected to take stances on issues such as climate change, voting rights, racial justice, and reproductive health and paid leave. They are working to address barriers facing their workforce – and advocating for supportive public policy – but too often this activity lacks sufficient understanding of how issues intersect, diminishing the full impact of company action.
The Center for Business and Social Justice is a forum for collaborative engagement and strengthened collective action on these critical issues, strengthening business action and policy engagement through an equity-led, systemic, and intersectional approach to achieving social justice.
The Center works across five issue-based cohorts, which support member learning and engagement on specific social justice topics:
How We Work
The Center connects business leaders with social movement advocates for knowledge- and experience-sharing opportunities that will help to evolve business action and advance systems change through improved public policy outcomes.
The Center is led by an advisory group comprised of BSR corporate members and civil society organizations grounded in the communities they serve and represent. This approach will enable the Center to hold space for open dialogue on what is needed for collective action by business to take credible and effective action which supports the broader movement for social justice.
How Center for Business and Social Justice Can Help
Adding Value to Your Business and Society
The Center works with BSR’s membership, and the broader private sector, across four main pillars of action: