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Information and Communications Technology

The growing use of information and communications technology (ICT) creates opportunities for solving some of the world’s toughest environmental and social challenges.

Information and Communications Technology Overview


How We Work


ICT is about communication and collaboration, and BSR played a leading role in the foundation of two of the world’s most influential groups addressing the environmental and social impacts of ICT: the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) and the Global Network Initiative (GNI).

Our team brings many years’ worth of experience consulting on sustainability with companies across the ICT industry, from telecoms to software and internet companies to consumer electronics. As a result, BSR is well placed to help ICT companies integrate environmental sustainability and social responsibility into their business strategies, operations, and supply chain.



Our Focus


  • Human rights
  • ICT as a sustainability solution
  • Privacy and freedom of expression
  • Strategy, integration, and reporting
  • Supply chain sustainability
  • Renewable energy procurement

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Information and Communications Technology Members

  • Adobe Systems Inc.
  • Amazon.com, Inc.
  • AT&T Corp.
  • Atlassian
  • Autodesk, Inc.
  • BT Group plc
  • Cisco Systems Inc.
  • Comcast Corporation
  • CTIA - The Wireless Association
  • Dell Inc.
  • Facebook, Inc.
  • Flex Ltd.
  • Fujitsu Limited
  • Google, Inc.
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • HP Inc.
  • Hitachi
  • IBM Corporation
  • Jabil, Inc.
  • Keysight Technologies
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • NEC Corporation
  • Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.
  • Samsung Electronics
  • SAP AG
  • ServiceNow, Inc.
  • Sony Corporation
  • T-Mobile US
  • Toshiba Corporation
  • Verizon Communications, Inc.
  • Xerox Corporation
  • Yahoo! Inc.
  • Zendesk

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Collaborative Initiatives on Information and Communications Technology

Business Action for Women

Business Action for Women

A coalition of business leaders driving progress for women

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Future of Reporting

Future of Reporting

Sharing reporting best practices to improve sustainability performance, enable informed decision-making, and influence the future of the reporting field

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Global Impact Sourcing Coalition

Global Impact Sourcing Coalition

A forum of the world's leading companies committed to incorporate and scale impact sourcing as a business strategy—ending poverty through procurement.

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Healthy Business Coalition

Healthy Business Coalition

Convening cross-industry leaders to expand health and well-being across entire value chains

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HERproject™

HERproject™

Unlocking the full potential of women working in global supply chains through workplace programs promoting health, financial inclusion, and gender equality

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Human Rights Working Group

Human Rights Working Group

Working to implement the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights across all industries

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Net Positive Project

Net Positive Project

Working for a world where companies drive financial success and create "net positive" impacts by putting back more into society, the environment, and the global economy than they take out

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We Mean Business

We Mean Business

Companies and investors creating a low-carbon revolution

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Meet the Team for Information and Communications Technology

Dunstan Allison-Hope

Dunstan Allison-Hope

Managing Director

San Francisco


Kelly Gallo

Kelly Gallo

Associate Director

San Francisco


New York


Shanghai


Aditi Mohapatra

Aditi Mohapatra

Director, Women’s Empowerment

New York


Paris


Tokyo


Michael Rohwer

Michael Rohwer

Director, Information and Communications Technology

New York


Paris


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Contact the Information and Communications Technology team with any questions.

Our Insights on Information and Communications Technology

Q&A with BSR Senior Advisor Susan Morgan

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Q&A with BSR Senior Advisor Susan Morgan

Dunstan Allison-Hope interviews Susan Morgan, BSR's newest senior advisor, on technology, ethics, and human rights in sustainable business.

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Responsible Use of Technology

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Responsible Use of Technology

BSR has partnered with the World Economic Forum’s Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution to publish Responsible Use of Technology and offer a framework for the responsible use of disruptive technologies.

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Scaling Impact: Tech Against Trafficking Launches Accelerator Program

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Scaling Impact: Tech Against Trafficking Launches Accelerator Program

Tech Against Trafficking has launched an Accelerator Program, which aims to identify promising uses of technology in the anti-trafficking field and to harness the expertise and resources of member companies.

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Is Stakeholder Engagement the Key to Successful Community Standards?

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Is Stakeholder Engagement the Key to Successful Community Standards?

Ongoing debates about leadership, governance, and regulation of social media are highly relevant to any stakeholder engagement discussion for platforms like Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.

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