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May

24

May 24, 2022

Inside BSR: Q&A with Cecilie Jørgensen

Inside BSR: Q&A with Cecilie Jørgensen

Inside BSR is our monthly series featuring BSR team members from around the world. This month, we connected with Cecilie Jørgensen, a Manager based in Copenhagen.


#DEI #Human Rights #Inside BSR #Supply Chain

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May

19

May 19, 2022

Transform to Net Zero: The Case for Circular Chemistry

Transform to Net Zero: The Case for Circular Chemistry

Despite national climate pledges, we urgently need to limit the global temperature rise to 1.5°C. While a growing number of businesses have targets in place to reduce their energy dependence and switch to clean energy sources, there is a blind spot in the race to zero: embedded carbon.


#Climate Change

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May

17

May 17, 2022

Harnessing the Power of Data to Combat Human Trafficking

Harnessing the Power of Data to Combat Human Trafficking

Last week, Tech Against Trafficking (TAT) brought together technologists, nonprofits, academics, governments, and policy-makers from 60 countries in a virtual event to celebrate the close of its second Accelerator and discuss how tech advancements can be used to combat human trafficking.


#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology #Tech Against Trafficking

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May

12

May 12, 2022

Advancing Human Rights in the SaaS Sector

Advancing Human Rights in the SaaS Sector

BSR worked with a group of SaaS companies to conduct a sector-wide human rights assessment of the SaaS sector focused on the use of B2B services and are publishing the report today. This assessment identifies the SaaS sector’s salient human rights risks and outlines ways in which SaaS providers may impact human rights—as individual companies, as a group of companies, or as a sector.


#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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May

11

May 11, 2022

Advancing Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration: Four Governance Models for Business

Advancing Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration: Four Governance Models for Business

Increased collaboration between business leaders, academics, and politicians is critical for driving impact in sustainable development. We share our framework to help guide companies on governance structures that respond to the specific needs of each partnership.


#Collaboration

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May

5

May 5, 2022

Bridging the Supply Chain Gender Gap through Digital Training

Bridging the Supply Chain Gender Gap through Digital Training

HERessentials, a tablet-based learning app for workers and managers, started as a response to the COVID-19 crisis, but it has the potential to build digital capabilities for all workers. We share three key recommendations for businesses considering how to set up digital training in supply chains.


#DEI #HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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May

4

May 4, 2022

Key Ways for Business to Prepare for the Fall of Roe v. Wade

Key Ways for Business to Prepare for the Fall of Roe v. Wade

The sweep of the draft ruling on abortion leaked Monday night is staggering and destabilizing for business in America. Here are seven key points for business to consider.


#DEI #Womens Empowerment

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Apr

27

April 27, 2022

How the Financial Sector Can Help Accelerate Access to Remedy

How the Financial Sector Can Help Accelerate Access to Remedy

Despite the best efforts of governments and businesses to protect and respect human rights, there is clearly still a need to ensure people harmed by economic activities are able to raise issues and have them addressed.


#Financial Services #Human Rights

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Apr

21

April 21, 2022

Transforming Finance: Priorities for Progress in Advancing Respect for Human Rights

Transforming Finance: Priorities for Progress in Advancing Respect for Human Rights

The time for human rights-respecting finance is now. Our new report elaborates on the call to action set out in the UNGPs 10+ Roadmap for Financial Institutions, highlighting key areas where progress is needed to tackle global challenges and contribute to new systems grounded in respect for human rights.


#ESG #Financial Services #Human Rights

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Apr

20

April 20, 2022

Four Ways to Advance Mental Well-Being in the Workplace

Four Ways to Advance Mental Well-Being in the Workplace

What does an effective workforce mental health program look like? BSR’s Healthy Business Coalition, in partnership with One Mind at Work, identifies key aspects of such a program.


#Healthcare #Healthy Business Coalition

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