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Feb

10

February 10, 2021

Women’s Empowerment in the Era of Social Distancing

Women’s Empowerment in the Era of Social Distancing

A new digital tool from HERproject aims to reach women workers in global value chains and build resilience to COVID-19 impacts.


#HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Feb

9

February 9, 2021

Why Companies Should Assess Double Materiality

Why Companies Should Assess Double Materiality

In the first part of our blog series on materiality, we discuss why companies should assess double materiality.


#Materiality #Sustainability Management

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Feb

9

February 9, 2021

Double and Dynamic: How to Enhance the Value of Your Materiality Assessment

Double and Dynamic: How to Enhance the Value of Your Materiality Assessment

After 20 years of discussions and evolving perspectives on what materiality means, who is it for, or whether the sustainability field should even be using the term “materiality,” a consensus is emerging.


#Materiality #Sustainability Management

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Feb

4

February 4, 2021

Companies Can’t Ignore the ‘She-cession’ Created by the COVID-19 Pandemic

Companies Can’t Ignore the ‘She-cession’ Created by the COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 has fueled a recession for women. BSR recommends six actions for companies to incorporate a gender lens on recovery efforts.


#Womens Empowerment

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Feb

3

February 3, 2021

Looking Ahead to the Next Decade of Business and Human Rights

Looking Ahead to the Next Decade of Business and Human Rights

As we look ahead to the next decade of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs), we see the need to start focusing on six areas that will enable us to achieve the most meaningful progress toward the realization of human rights.


#Human Rights

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Feb

2

February 2, 2021

China in 2021: Looking beyond COVID-19

China in 2021: Looking beyond COVID-19

BSR takes a look at four trends to watch in China’s manufacturing and supply chain environment in 2021, a year still shaped by COVID-19.


#Climate Change #Information and Communications Technology #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management

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Jan

27

January 27, 2021

Data and Tech Acceleration in COVID-19: The Human Rights Impact on Vulnerable Garment Workers

Data and Tech Acceleration in COVID-19: The Human Rights Impact on Vulnerable Garment Workers

BSR examined the impacts of digital transformation on women garment workers in our new report, Digital Technology and Data in the Garment Supply Chain during COVID-19.


#HERproject #Human Rights #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Jan

26

January 26, 2021

Inside BSR: Q&A with Margot Brent

Inside BSR: Q&A with Margot Brent

In our new monthly "Inside BSR" series, we get to know members of the BSR team. This month, we feature Margot Brent, an Associate in our Hong Kong office, and learn about her work with the Sustainable Futures Lab.


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Jan

17

January 17, 2021

Six Steps to Prevent and Address Child Labor in the Palm Oil Industry

Six Steps to Prevent and Address Child Labor in the Palm Oil Industry

In collaboration with global buyers, BSR supported the development of agribusiness group Wilmar’s Child Protection Implementation Manual, which provides a guide for establishing and implementing policies related to safeguarding and protecting children from child labor and other forms of abuse in palm oil operations as well as remedial actions.


#Human Rights #Supply Chain

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Jan

7

January 7, 2021

Business and the Renewal of American Democracy

Business and the Renewal of American Democracy

The horrific storming of the U.S. Capitol building this week is yet another “shocked but not surprised” event as Donald Trump’s presidency comes to an end. Historians will have much to assess from this tragic period but there are numerous lessons for business leaders to consider today.


#Climate Change #Inclusive Economy #Sustainability Management

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