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Mar

6

March 6, 2020

The Impact of Coronavirus on Workers, Business Operations, and Supply Chains in China

The Impact of Coronavirus on Workers, Business Operations, and Supply Chains in China

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has had an obvious and immediate impact on China’s economy. Here's how it has impacted workers' travel, supply chains, and the economy on local and global levels.


#Supply Chain

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Mar

5

March 5, 2020

Beyond Women on Boards: How Gender Lens Investing Can Transform Your Impact Strategy

Beyond Women on Boards: How Gender Lens Investing Can Transform Your Impact Strategy

More impact investors are slowly aligning their strategies to the push for greater gender equality and women’s empowerment. However, understanding on how to unlock the power of capital to support these commitments remains limited. Gender lens investing is a powerful new approach with the potential to change that.


#Financial Services #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

2

March 2, 2020

Sustainable Business in Asia: Five Trends That Will Impact the Decisive Decade

Sustainable Business in Asia: Five Trends That Will Impact the Decisive Decade

Through BSR’s work across Asia, including significant stakeholder engagement across the region, we have identified the following five sustainability trends for business in Asia in the 2020s that will impact sourcing strategies and supply chains, access to finance, employee engagement, sustainability leadership, and increasingly market and consumer engagement.


#Supply Chain #Sustainability Management

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Feb

27

February 27, 2020

Purchasing Power: The Opportunity for Women’s Advancement in Procurement and Global Supply Chains

Purchasing Power: The Opportunity for Women’s Advancement in Procurement and Global Supply Chains

This year marks the tenth anniversary of the Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs), a framework guiding business on how to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in the workplace, marketplace, and community. However, despite considerable advancements, we are still decades away from achieving gender parity.


#Human Rights #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Feb

25

February 25, 2020

Human Rights Assessments in the Decisive Decade: Innovative Approaches for the Technology Sector

Human Rights Assessments in the Decisive Decade: Innovative Approaches for the Technology Sector

This blog is the second in a series of two about human rights assessments in the technology industry. While the previous blog described challenges related to these assessments, this blog proposes solutions.


#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Feb

20

February 20, 2020

Accelerating Toward Data Insights

Accelerating Toward Data Insights

In the first Tech Against Trafficking Accelerator, CTDC partnered with Tech Against Trafficking members and partners across different workstreams related to privacy-preserving mechanisms, data standards, and increased platform engagement.


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

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Feb

19

February 19, 2020

The Coronavirus’ Impact on Chinese Society and Supply Chains

The Coronavirus’ Impact on Chinese Society and Supply Chains

The impact of Coronavirus on China and global business, especially supply chains, will be enormous. BSR's Lin Wang shares her experiences on the ground.


#Supply Chain

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Feb

17

February 17, 2020

Sustainable Business in Asia: Three Environmental Drivers of the Decisive Decade

Sustainable Business in Asia: Three Environmental Drivers of the Decisive Decade

Companies with operations in Asia will face a unique set of challenges and opportunities as we enter the decisive decade of the 2020s. BSR has identified the following trends relating to climate and the environment that are likely to impact how companies do business in the region.


#Climate Change #Sustainability Management

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Feb

12

February 12, 2020

The Decisive Decade

The Decisive Decade

The 2020s will be the decisive decade in terms of meeting the objectives of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), shifting the economy to achieve the aspirations of the Paris Agreement, and achieving a fair economy that works for everyone. For companies, this decade will be about creating resilient business strategies, moving beyond integration of sustainability to truly redefine business and the role of the company in society.


#Climate Change #Human Rights #Inclusive Economy #Strategy and Integration #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management #Womens Empowerment

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Feb

11

February 11, 2020

Human Rights Assessments in the Decisive Decade: Applying UNGPs in the Technology Sector

Human Rights Assessments in the Decisive Decade: Applying UNGPs in the Technology Sector

This blog is the first in a series of two about human rights assessments in the technology industry.


#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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