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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.

How We Work

BSR played a leading role in the foundation of both the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) and the Global Network Initiative (GNI), and has undertaken consulting engagements across the ICT industry, from telecoms to consumer electronics. As a result, BSR is well-placed to help ICT companies integrate environmental sustainability and social responsibility into their business strategies.

Our Focus

  • Human rights
  • ICT as a sustainability solution
  • Privacy and freedom of expression
  • Strategy, integration, and reporting
  • Supply chain
  • Sustainable product design

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Meet the Team

for Information and Communications Technology

Dunstan Allison-Hope

Dunstan Allison-Hope

Managing Director

San Francisco


Marshall Chase

Marshall Chase

Associate Director

San Francisco


San Francisco


Hong Kong


David Korngold

David Korngold

Associate Director

New York


New York


New York


Tokyo


Peter Nestor

Peter Nestor

Associate Director

San Francisco


Michael Rohwer

Michael Rohwer

Associate Director, Information and Communications Technology

San Francisco


Paris


Copenhagen


Talk to Us  
Contact the Information and Communications Technology team with any questions.

Our Insights

on Information and Communications Technology

Telia Company: Human Rights Impact Assessments

Case Studies

Telia Company: Human Rights Impact Assessments

BSR helped the telecommunications firm Telia Company integrate human rights into business decision-making in two ways: Human Rights Impact Assessments (HRIAs) in six Eurasian markets where the company is exiting, and HRIAs in two European markets where the company continues to invest.

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Insights from Telia Company’s Human Rights Impact Assessments

Blog

Insights from Telia Company’s Human Rights Impact Assessments

Here are four insights into how to apply the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights that we gained while conducting recent human rights impact assessments for Telia Company.

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Powering Industries of the Future

Reports

Powering Industries of the Future

This paper outlines the case for information and communications technology companies to advocate for U.S. policies that will facilitate the clean energy system needed to power the industries of the future and foster global economic growth.

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Beyond Today’s Conflict and Beyond Today’s Minerals

Blog

Beyond Today’s Conflict and Beyond Today’s Minerals

Companies can create conflict minerals programs with positive social impacts by broadening their geographic focus and responsible procurement efforts and deepening their transparency and partnerships to engage government.

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Information and Communications Technology Members

  • Adobe Systems Inc.
  • Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)
  • Alcatel-Lucent
  • Amazon.com, Inc.
  • AT&T Corp.
  • Autodesk, Inc.
  • BT
  • Cisco Systems Inc.
  • CTIA - The Wireless Association
  • Dell Inc.
  • eBay Inc.
  • Facebook, Inc.
  • Flextronics International Ltd.
  • Google, Inc.
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • HP Inc.
  • Hitachi
  • Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd
  • IBM Corporation
  • Intel Corporation
  • Jabil Circuit, Inc.
  • Keysight Technologies
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Nikon Corporation
  • Nokia Oyj
  • Salesforce.com
  • Samsung Electronics
  • SAP AG
  • Seagate Technology, Inc.
  • Sony Corporation
  • Symantec Corp.
  • T-Mobile US
  • TE Connectivity
  • Toshiba Corporation
  • Verizon Communications, Inc.
  • Xerox Corporation
  • Yahoo! Inc.

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