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Aug

31

August 31, 2021

Creating Opportunities for Action: Advancing Children’s Rights in the Palm Oil Industry

Creating Opportunities for Action: Advancing Children’s Rights in the Palm Oil Industry

The number of children in child labor has increased from 152 to 160 million globally, and COVID-19 is expected to further obstruct efforts to eliminate child labor. Here's how palm oil companies can respect child rights and address this complex issue.


#Human Rights #Supply Chain

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Aug

30

August 30, 2021

Sustainable from the Start: Embedding ESG into High-Growth Business Strategy

Sustainable from the Start: Embedding ESG into High-Growth Business Strategy

Younger, high-growth companies face unique challenges and opportunities as they expand business while also considering environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors. What are the main considerations for a high-growth company at the start of its ESG journey?


#ESG #Sustainability Management

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Aug

26

August 26, 2021

Inside BSR: Q&A with Eva Ehoke

Inside BSR: Q&A with Eva Ehoke

This month's Inside BSR features Eva Ehoke, an Associate in our Paris office. She shares how her first professional experiences in Kenya brought her to sustainability, her work on women’s empowerment, and how working at BSR supports her passion for contributing to the community.


#Inside BSR

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Aug

12

August 12, 2021

China’s 14th Five-Year Plan: Broad Insights for the Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Industries

China’s 14th Five-Year Plan: Broad Insights for the Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Industries

China's 14th Five-Year Plan includes the "Healthy China" strategy, which aims to improve overall social conditions, including healthcare. How will this impact the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries?


#Healthcare

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Aug

10

August 10, 2021

The Urgency of Private-Sector Action on Gender-Based Violence

The Urgency of Private-Sector Action on Gender-Based Violence

In partnership with the Sexual Violence Research Institute (SRVI) and global mining company Anglo American, we're sharing insights on how the private sector can prevent and address gender-based violence.


#HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Jul

27

July 27, 2021

Reflections on a Sunset: Lessons Learned from the Global Impact Sourcing Coalition

Reflections on a Sunset: Lessons Learned from the Global Impact Sourcing Coalition

The Global Impact Sourcing Coalition (GISC) officially launched in 2016 to build more inclusive supply chains through Impact Sourcing and came to an end seven months ago. Explore our Lessons Learned report, which shares our successes and missteps so that other collective action efforts can build on our experience.


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Jul

22

July 22, 2021

Dynamic Materiality: How Companies Can Future-Proof Materiality Assessments

Dynamic Materiality: How Companies Can Future-Proof Materiality Assessments

Dynamism in the materiality of ESG issues is increasing. Here's how your company can stress-test your materiality assessment against future scenarios.


#Materiality #Sustainability Management #Sustainable Futures Lab

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Jul

20

July 20, 2021

A Human Rights Assessment of the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT)

A Human Rights Assessment of the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT)

In late 2020, the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT) commissioned BSR to undertake a human rights assessment of its strategy, governance, and actions. Today, we are publishing the final report.


#Human Rights

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Jul

13

July 13, 2021

What Companies Need to Know about the International Financial Reporting Standards Foundation

What Companies Need to Know about the International Financial Reporting Standards Foundation

The International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation is exploring whether and how to set up an International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB). We discuss three opportunities and risks that businesses should know about the potential new sustainability standards.


#Financial Services #Future of Reporting #Reporting and Communications

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Jul

6

July 6, 2021

What Business Needs to Know about the EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive

What Business Needs to Know about the EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive

The EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive proposal was released in April 2021. Here are six things that global businesses should know about it.


#Future of Reporting #Materiality #Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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