Date and Time
Thursday December 3, 2020
10:30 am-11:30 am Japan Standard Time
The time is now for an overhaul of the social contract to address 21st-century realities and needs. A new social contract can deliver long-term value creation that enables economic security and mobility, is genuinely inclusive, and addresses challenges such as the transition to clean energy and the emergence of a digital world.
As more and more companies develop, enact, and expand women’s empowerment and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives, business needs to understand women’s diverse and distinct experiences and undertake an intersectional approach.
The proposed European mandatory human rights due diligence (EU mHRDD) legislation is a significant development for corporate human rights programs. We present our recommendations on how this legislation can be as effective as possible.
Following the 2020 U.S. elections, BSR President and CEO Aron Cramer lays out an agenda for business to call on the Biden administration to adopt in order to advance a more just and sustainable world.
The EU’s proposed mandatory human rights due diligence legislation has the potential to reshape the way that companies manage their human rights risks—and to boost the impact of company efforts to prevent, mitigate, and remedy these risks. This blog discusses four features of effective human rights due diligence.
In the first of a three-part series, this blog focuses on the current landscape of mandatory human rights due diligence (HRDD) and disclosure requirements and the push toward a more universal approach.
On the commemoration of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), we recognize that there is still much to be done to prevent, mitigate, and remedy the current and forthcoming adverse impacts of climate change to which Indigenous Peoples are particularly vulnerable.
We need to enact large-scale systemic changes to combat global climate change—and as the transition to a net-zero GHG emissions economy takes place, we need a social contract that addresses the impact on workers and their communities, especially those facing systemic inequities.