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Feb

23

February 23, 2021

Accelerating Progress for Gender Equality through the Generation Equality Forum

Accelerating Progress for Gender Equality through the Generation Equality Forum

BSR is partnering with the B Team and Women Win/Win-Win Strategies to engage the private sector—mobilizing both companies with established women’s empowerment programs and those looking to get involved in the movement—toward making meaningful commitments to promote gender equality through the Generation Equality Forum.


#Human Rights #Womens Empowerment

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Feb

22

February 22, 2021

Inside BSR: Q&A with Francesca Manta

Inside BSR: Q&A with Francesca Manta

Originally from Italy and currently leading BSR's Copenhagen office, Francesca Manta’s childhood passion for justice and equity now fuels her work on business and human rights. .


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Feb

18

February 18, 2021

Larry Fink Adds His Voice to the Call for Business Transformation

Larry Fink Adds His Voice to the Call for Business Transformation

Companies and their leaders need to articulate ambitious transformation plans to navigate and participate in the push from “shareholder capitalism,” past “ESG shareholder capitalism,” and toward a just, sustainable, and thriving world.


#ESG #Financial Services

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Feb

17

February 17, 2021

To Combat Systemic Discrimination, Companies Need to Acknowledge Their Role

To Combat Systemic Discrimination, Companies Need to Acknowledge Their Role

How can companies play a role in tackling systemic racism and discrimination?


#DEI #Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology #Strategy and Integration

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Feb

11

February 11, 2021

Workers’ Mental Health Is Suffering. Now, There’s a Roadmap for Companies That Want to Help

Workers’ Mental Health Is Suffering. Now, There’s a Roadmap for Companies That Want to Help

As companies decide how to address workforce mental health, the Healthy Business Coalition has released a roadmap to promote mental well-being and resilience.


#Healthcare #Healthy Business Coalition #Sustainability Management

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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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