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Jan

12

January 12, 2021

2021: Optimism and Resolve for the Decisive Decade

2021: Optimism and Resolve for the Decisive Decade

It is time to turn ambition to action. In the year ahead, BSR will be focusing on three broad areas: (1) business transformation to meet ESG objectives; (2) decisive climate action to translate commitments into real change; and (3) creating an economy that is truly inclusive.


#Climate Change #Human Rights #Inclusive Economy #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Feb

25

February 25, 2021

Working Together to End Gender-Based Violence at the Generation Equality Forum

Working Together to End Gender-Based Violence at the Generation Equality Forum

BSR, the B Team, and Women Win/Win-Win Strategies are working together to engage the private sector towards making meaningful commitments to promote gender equality at the Generation Equality Forum. We connected with the Kering Foundation to hear more about its role as a GEF Action Coalition Lead and what motivated it to take part in the Forum.


#Womens Empowerment

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Feb

24

February 24, 2021

How Business Should Respond to the Coup in Myanmar

How Business Should Respond to the Coup in Myanmar

Drawing on the UNGPs, UN guidance for business in conflict situations, and BSR’s own experience working with businesses in Myanmar and advising companies on human rights due diligence in high-risk contexts, here are seven practical steps that businesses with a presence in Myanmar can take.


#Human Rights #Strategy and Integration

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Feb

23

February 23, 2021

Accelerating Progress for Gender Equality through the Generation Equality Forum

Accelerating Progress for Gender Equality through the Generation Equality Forum

BSR is partnering with the B Team and Women Win/Win-Win Strategies to engage the private sector—mobilizing both companies with established women’s empowerment programs and those looking to get involved in the movement—toward making meaningful commitments to promote gender equality through the Generation Equality Forum.


#Human Rights #Womens Empowerment

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Feb

22

February 22, 2021

Inside BSR: Q&A with Francesca Manta

Inside BSR: Q&A with Francesca Manta

Originally from Italy and currently leading BSR's Copenhagen office, Francesca Manta’s childhood passion for justice and equity now fuels her work on business and human rights. .


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Feb

18

February 18, 2021

Larry Fink Adds His Voice to the Call for Business Transformation

Larry Fink Adds His Voice to the Call for Business Transformation

Companies and their leaders need to articulate ambitious transformation plans to navigate and participate in the push from “shareholder capitalism,” past “ESG shareholder capitalism,” and toward a just, sustainable, and thriving world.


#ESG #Financial Services

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Feb

17

February 17, 2021

To Combat Systemic Discrimination, Companies Need to Acknowledge Their Role

To Combat Systemic Discrimination, Companies Need to Acknowledge Their Role

How can companies play a role in tackling systemic racism and discrimination?


#DEI #Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology #Strategy and Integration

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Feb

11

February 11, 2021

Workers’ Mental Health Is Suffering. Now, There’s a Roadmap for Companies That Want to Help

Workers’ Mental Health Is Suffering. Now, There’s a Roadmap for Companies That Want to Help

As companies decide how to address workforce mental health, the Healthy Business Coalition has released a roadmap to promote mental well-being and resilience.


#Healthcare #Healthy Business Coalition #Sustainability Management

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Feb

10

February 10, 2021

Women’s Empowerment in the Era of Social Distancing

Women’s Empowerment in the Era of Social Distancing

A new digital tool from HERproject aims to reach women workers in global value chains and build resilience to COVID-19 impacts.


#HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Feb

9

February 9, 2021

Why Companies Should Assess Double Materiality

Why Companies Should Assess Double Materiality

In the first part of our blog series on materiality, we discuss why companies should assess double materiality.


#Materiality #Sustainability Management

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