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Apr

20

April 20, 2022

Four Ways to Advance Mental Well-Being in the Workplace

Four Ways to Advance Mental Well-Being in the Workplace

What does an effective workforce mental health program look like? BSR’s Healthy Business Coalition, in partnership with One Mind at Work, identifies key aspects of such a program.


#Healthcare #Healthy Business Coalition

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Apr

19

April 19, 2022

Navigating Emerging Ethical Issues: Lessons from Bioethics, Tech, and Human Rights

Navigating Emerging Ethical Issues: Lessons from Bioethics, Tech, and Human Rights

A human rights-based approach provides a strong foundation for addressing ethical issues. Based on our work with healthcare and tech companies and expertise in applying human rights frameworks to businesses’ ethical challenges, we share insights on best practices for managing emerging ethical issues in a corporate context.


#Healthcare #Human Rights

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Apr

7

April 7, 2022

Rapid Human Rights Due Diligence During Political and Armed Conflict: A Business Response to Ukraine

Rapid Human Rights Due Diligence During Political and Armed Conflict: A Business Response to Ukraine

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine raises significant questions for business and illuminates the impact that its actions can have during times of political and armed conflict. To help business respond, BSR has updated its rapid human rights due diligence tool to help with quick decision-making in this context.


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Apr

6

April 6, 2022

BSR at 30: A New Strategy for Impact

BSR at 30: A New Strategy for Impact

As BSR celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, we see opportunities to achieve our mission like never before, in a world that is facing many urgent challenges.


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Apr

4

April 4, 2022

A Human Rights Assessment of Meta’s Expansion of End-to-End Encryption

A Human Rights Assessment of Meta’s Expansion of End-to-End Encryption

Meta commissioned BSR to undertake a human rights assessment of extending end-to-end encryption across Meta’s messaging services. We share some of the assessment’s key points.


#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Mar

22

March 22, 2022

Bridging the Human Rights Gap in ESG

Bridging the Human Rights Gap in ESG

ESG as a framework does not sufficiently capture harms to people or guide decisions that take human rights into account. How can the business and human rights framework help close gaps and increase opportunities in current ESG practice among financial actors?


#Financial Services #Human Rights

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Mar

17

March 17, 2022

Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive: Seven Recommendations for Business

Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive: Seven Recommendations for Business

The European Commission recently released its long-awaited Proposal for a Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence. We share seven practical recommendations for companies on how to prepare for the upcoming requirements.


#Human Rights

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Mar

10

March 10, 2022

Empowering Women Fruit Farmers with Digital Training

Empowering Women Fruit Farmers with Digital Training

Responsible business is deepening its commitment to empowering women across the value chain. One such example is Fyffes and HERproject expanding the new digital program HERessentials across several Latin American countries.


#Food Beverage and Agriculture #HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

9

March 9, 2022

Inside BSR: Q&A with Smita Nimilita

Inside BSR: Q&A with Smita Nimilita

Inside BSR is our monthly series featuring BSR team members from around the world. This International Women’s Day, we connected with Smita Nimilita, a HERproject Country Representative based in Bangladesh.


#HERproject #Inside BSR

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Mar

8

March 8, 2022

International Women’s Day: Business Trends and Opportunities

International Women’s Day: Business Trends and Opportunities

At the current pace, it will take another generation to achieve gender parity. As we mark International Women's Day 2022, we share three key areas that require urgent action from companies: addressing unpaid work and care, combating gender-based violence, and preparing for future jobs.


#Womens Empowerment

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