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April 1, 2020

The Urgency of a New Social Contract

The Urgency of a New Social Contract

Last year, BSR launched an effort calling for a modernized social contract for the 21st century. We’re now inviting all our member companies and partners interested in seizing this moment to modernize the social contract to get in touch and co-create a plan of action.


#Human Rights #Inclusive Economy

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Mar

31

March 31, 2020

Meet the Moment. Build the Future.

Meet the Moment. Build the Future.

As the health and economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic continue to spread, we at BSR are working hard to continue supporting our member companies around the world. Our approach at BSR can be summed up in six words: Meet the Moment. Build the Future.


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Mar

30

March 30, 2020

COVID-19: A Rapid Human Rights Due Diligence Tool for Companies

COVID-19: A Rapid Human Rights Due Diligence Tool for Companies

The severity of the COVID-19 pandemic has reached such a level of imminent threat to public health that restrictions on certain human rights, such as limiting freedom of movement, appear to be justified. But this begs a critically important question: what are the key human rights principles for companies to uphold during this public emergency?


#Human Rights

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Mar

24

March 24, 2020

So, Your Sourcing and Manufacturing Footprint Is Changing: Six Sustainability Considerations

So, Your Sourcing and Manufacturing Footprint Is Changing: Six Sustainability Considerations

As the exodus of manufacturing in China continued and accelerated, both manufacturing groups and global buyers sought opportunities to re-globalize their value chains. Here are six sustainability considerations to help your company create Globalization 2.0 plans which can help achieve long-term success.


#Supply Chain #Sustainability Management

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Mar

18

March 18, 2020

An Update from BSR on COVID-19

An Update from BSR on COVID-19

Our movement for resilient, sustainable business has never been more relevant, or important. BSR President and CEO Aron Cramer addresses the COVID-19 coronavirus.


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Mar

16

March 16, 2020

Business Lessons from Phase One of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Business Lessons from Phase One of the COVID-19 Pandemic

As we take time to think first of the health of our families, friends, and communities in the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, here are five lessons to guide us through these turbulent times and the uncertainties which lie ahead.


#Climate Change #Healthcare #Human Rights #Sustainability Management

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Mar

13

March 13, 2020

Respecting Human Rights While Protecting Public Health

Respecting Human Rights While Protecting Public Health

As the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak disrupts global supply chains and shutters factories and stores around the world, companies are grappling in real time with the human rights implications of the coronavirus response. How can we best protect public health while respecting individual human rights?


#Healthcare #Human Rights

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Mar

12

March 12, 2020

Women’s Empowerment Principles: Turning a Decade of Lessons into Ambitious Business Action

Women’s Empowerment Principles: Turning a Decade of Lessons into Ambitious Business Action

A new report from BSR and the United Nations Global Compact presents aggregate findings of the WEPs Gender Gap Analysis Tool, an online platform that has been used by more than 2,000 companies around the world since its launch in 2017 to anonymously assess their gender equality performance.


#Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

11

March 11, 2020

The Shift to Digital Wages: Making Sure It Works for Women and Business

The Shift to Digital Wages: Making Sure It Works for Women and Business

In the HERfinance Digital Wages program in Bangladesh, designed to support garment factories making the transition from cash to digital payrolls, we found a tangible connection between tailoring programs to women’s needs and an increase in women’s financial inclusion and empowerment.


#Financial Services #HERproject #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

9

March 9, 2020

Business Action to Achieve Gender Equality in the Decisive Decade

Business Action to Achieve Gender Equality in the Decisive Decade

At BSR, we are committed to working with our members to chart out a path that gets us to gender equality quickly. Here is what we think needs to happen to achieve this during the decisive decade.


#Womens Empowerment

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