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Apr

20

April 20, 2020

Women in Supply Chains: On the Frontlines of COVID-19’s Impact

Women in Supply Chains: On the Frontlines of COVID-19’s Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic has quickly transformed from a global health crisis into a financial crisis, particularly for low-income female workers in global supply chains. However, companies can effectively deploy preventative measures to support workers and workplaces to protect their health and strengthen their financial resilience.


#HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Apr

14

April 14, 2020

Wings of Change: A Scenario Realized

Wings of Change: A Scenario Realized

As we move through and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic, Merck's Cathryn Gunther offers her thoughts on consequential gifts that might materialize from the crisis, and the role companies can play in making them a reality.


#Healthcare #Sustainability Management

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Apr

10

April 10, 2020

COVID-19 and Our Future World

COVID-19 and Our Future World

BSR and Polecat analyze the top ESG issues and sectors arising in global discourse about COVID-19 over the last fortnight.


#Climate Change #Human Rights #Inclusive Economy #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Apr

9

April 9, 2020

Three Ways Businesses Can Protect LGBTIQ Rights in the Face of COVID-19

Three Ways Businesses Can Protect LGBTIQ Rights in the Face of COVID-19

COVID-19 will take an increased toll on those groups who were marginalized, vulnerable, and excluded before the pandemic hit, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and queer (LGBTIQ) people. For LGBTIQ people who have experienced a lifetime of discrimination, especially in places with deep poverty, tenuous healthcare delivery systems, and fragile government infrastructure, the sober truth is that this global emergency presents immediate unimaginable challenges.


#Human Rights

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Apr

8

April 8, 2020

Resilient Business Strategies: The Road to Recovery Based on Sustainability Principles

Resilient Business Strategies: The Road to Recovery Based on Sustainability Principles

In the wake of COVID-19, we are calling for business to “meet the moment and build the future.” In doing so, resilient business strategies will be fundamentally important to business success as well as economic and social recovery.


#Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Apr

6

April 6, 2020

How Sustainability Teams Can Meet the Moment

How Sustainability Teams Can Meet the Moment

It’s still too early to know the full human and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. But eventually, we will need to begin to ponder the question: how will we rebuild once the crisis has passed? What can sustainability teams in companies expect?


#Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Apr

6

April 6, 2020

Meeting the Moment: Building Resilience through Collaboration

Meeting the Moment: Building Resilience through Collaboration

As the wave of the coronavirus crisis has landed on our communities, workplaces and economies, we are finding that our Collaborative Initiatives are becoming even more important—even critical—to our members as a way to maintain momentum on important sustainability issues.


#Collaboration #Sustainability Management

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Apr

1

April 1, 2020

The Urgency of a New Social Contract

The Urgency of a New Social Contract

Last year, BSR launched an effort calling for a modernized social contract for the 21st century. We’re now inviting all our member companies and partners interested in seizing this moment to modernize the social contract to get in touch and co-create a plan of action.


#Human Rights #Inclusive Economy

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Mar

31

March 31, 2020

Meet the Moment. Build the Future.

Meet the Moment. Build the Future.

As the health and economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic continue to spread, we at BSR are working hard to continue supporting our member companies around the world. Our approach at BSR can be summed up in six words: Meet the Moment. Build the Future.


#BSR News

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Mar

30

March 30, 2020

COVID-19: A Rapid Human Rights Due Diligence Tool for Companies

COVID-19: A Rapid Human Rights Due Diligence Tool for Companies

The severity of the COVID-19 pandemic has reached such a level of imminent threat to public health that restrictions on certain human rights, such as limiting freedom of movement, appear to be justified. But this begs a critically important question: what are the key human rights principles for companies to uphold during this public emergency?


#Human Rights

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