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Jun

15

June 15, 2022

How Business Can Advance Climate Justice

How Business Can Advance Climate Justice

Climate change affects each of us differently, and its impact will be exacerbated for communities that already face underlying socioeconomic inequalities or injustices. Listening, co-creating solutions, and elevating the voices of those most affected is paramount in advancing climate justice.


#Climate Change #Just Transition Collaboration

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Jun

9

June 9, 2022

Beyond Audits: Six Ways to Manage Human Rights Risks in Supply Chains

Beyond Audits: Six Ways to Manage Human Rights Risks in Supply Chains

Companies are now expected to go “beyond” auditing by adopting more robust approaches to address human rights violations in their supply chain. Six points for companies to consider when addressing human rights risks through a holistic approach.


#Human Rights #Supply Chain

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Jun

8

June 8, 2022

How the SEC Can Mandate Climate-Related Disclosures and Drive Corporate Action

How the SEC Can Mandate Climate-Related Disclosures and Drive Corporate Action

In support of the SEC’s current efforts to react to market demand for comprehensive climate-related financial disclosures, BSR responded to the latest public consultation on climate-related disclosure. We share our recommendations.


#Climate Change #Sustainability Management

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Jun

2

June 2, 2022

Human Rights in the Healthcare Sector: Current State of Play

Human Rights in the Healthcare Sector: Current State of Play

Over the past 18 months, BSR has worked with leading healthcare companies to assess the state of play in human rights practices. We share our maturity curve to chart healthcare companies’ approach to human rights.


#Healthcare #Human Rights

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May

25

May 25, 2022

Addressing Human Rights Risks in Renewable Energy Supply Chains

Addressing Human Rights Risks in Renewable Energy Supply Chains

BSR’s work with energy and extractive companies—including a recent assessment of the human rights risks associated with minerals used in wind, solar, battery, and electrolyzer technology—has surfaced two key strategies for strengthening the management of human rights risks in transition mineral supply chains.


#Energy and Extractives #Human Rights #Supply Chain

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May

24

May 24, 2022

Inside BSR: Q&A with Cecilie Jørgensen

Inside BSR: Q&A with Cecilie Jørgensen

Inside BSR is our monthly series featuring BSR team members from around the world. This month, we connected with Cecilie Jørgensen, a Manager based in Copenhagen.


#DEI #Human Rights #Inside BSR #Supply Chain

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May

19

May 19, 2022

Transform to Net Zero: The Case for Circular Chemistry

Transform to Net Zero: The Case for Circular Chemistry

Despite national climate pledges, we urgently need to limit the global temperature rise to 1.5°C. While a growing number of businesses have targets in place to reduce their energy dependence and switch to clean energy sources, there is a blind spot in the race to zero: embedded carbon.


#Climate Change

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May

17

May 17, 2022

Harnessing the Power of Data to Combat Human Trafficking

Harnessing the Power of Data to Combat Human Trafficking

Last week, Tech Against Trafficking (TAT) brought together technologists, nonprofits, academics, governments, and policy-makers from 60 countries in a virtual event to celebrate the close of its second Accelerator and discuss how tech advancements can be used to combat human trafficking.


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

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May

12

May 12, 2022

Advancing Human Rights in the SaaS Sector

Advancing Human Rights in the SaaS Sector

BSR worked with a group of SaaS companies to conduct a sector-wide human rights assessment of the SaaS sector focused on the use of B2B services and are publishing the report today. This assessment identifies the SaaS sector’s salient human rights risks and outlines ways in which SaaS providers may impact human rights—as individual companies, as a group of companies, or as a sector.


#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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