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May

11

May 11, 2022

Advancing Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration: Four Governance Models for Business

Advancing Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration: Four Governance Models for Business

Increased collaboration between business leaders, academics, and politicians is critical for driving impact in sustainable development. We share our framework to help guide companies on governance structures that respond to the specific needs of each partnership.


#Collaboration

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May

5

May 5, 2022

Bridging the Supply Chain Gender Gap through Digital Training

Bridging the Supply Chain Gender Gap through Digital Training

HERessentials, a tablet-based learning app for workers and managers, started as a response to the COVID-19 crisis, but it has the potential to build digital capabilities for all workers. We share three key recommendations for businesses considering how to set up digital training in supply chains.


#DEI #HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Apr

27

April 27, 2022

How the Financial Sector Can Help Accelerate Access to Remedy

How the Financial Sector Can Help Accelerate Access to Remedy

Despite the best efforts of governments and businesses to protect and respect human rights, there is clearly still a need to ensure people harmed by economic activities are able to raise issues and have them addressed.


#Financial Services #Human Rights

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Apr

21

April 21, 2022

Transforming Finance: Priorities for Progress in Advancing Respect for Human Rights

Transforming Finance: Priorities for Progress in Advancing Respect for Human Rights

The time for human rights-respecting finance is now. Our new report elaborates on the call to action set out in the UNGPs 10+ Roadmap for Financial Institutions, highlighting key areas where progress is needed to tackle global challenges and contribute to new systems grounded in respect for human rights.


#ESG #Financial Services #Human Rights

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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.


#Human Rights

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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.


#Inside BSR

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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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