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Jun

18

June 18, 2019

Human Rights, Access to Remedy, and Stakeholder Engagement

Human Rights, Access to Remedy, and Stakeholder Engagement

It is clear that there is still a significant gap between companies responding to allegations of harming human rights and actually engaging with the affected rightsholders to ensure that appropriate remedy is provided.


#Human Rights #Stakeholder Engagement

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Jun

13

June 13, 2019

#DontBanEquality: CEOs Step Up to Say Abortion Bans are Bad for Business

#DontBanEquality: CEOs Step Up to Say Abortion Bans are Bad for Business

While it may seem safer for companies to stay silent on abortion legislation, many companies have concluded that they need to speak out to stay consistent on their commitments to gender equality and support for women’s health.


#Human Rights #Womens Empowerment

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Jun

11

June 11, 2019

New Collaborative Initiative to Advance LGBTI Equality Globally

New Collaborative Initiative to Advance LGBTI Equality Globally

BSR is pleased to announce our latest Collaborative Initiative, the Partnership for Global LGBTI Equality (PGLE), a collaboration between the World Economic Forum, OHCHR, and BSR.


#Collaboration #Human Rights

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Jun

3

June 3, 2019

Time’s Up: Women Should Be Front and Center of Corporate Human Rights Due Diligence

Time’s Up: Women Should Be Front and Center of Corporate Human Rights Due Diligence

The UNGP report "Gender Dimensions of the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights" has the primary objective of putting an end to gender-blind human rights due diligence and access to remedy. This report reinforces BSR’s position that places gender equality at the heart of its initiatives, programs, and tools.


#Human Rights #Strategy and Integration #Womens Empowerment

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May

27

May 27, 2019

Exploring Employee Activism: Why This Stakeholder Group Can No Longer Be Ignored

Exploring Employee Activism: Why This Stakeholder Group Can No Longer Be Ignored

For companies used to thinking about stakeholder engagement as an external-facing exercise, the strength and speed of staff unrest has been a surprise. Companies in all sectors need to start regarding employees as their most significant interest group.


#Stakeholder Engagement #Strategy and Integration

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