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Jun

23

June 23, 2020

Access to Grievance Mechanisms and Remedy during the COVID-19 Crisis

Access to Grievance Mechanisms and Remedy during the COVID-19 Crisis

COVID-19 has aggravated existing inequalities, with rapidly changing business operating environments requiring fast decision-making based on often imperfect information. There is little doubt that some company decisions will have caused harm to employees, local residents, or customers. Companies will be held to account and asked to rectify these harms and to fulfill their duties to provide access to remedy.


#Human Rights

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Jun

17

June 17, 2020

Blockchain through the Whole Supply Chain: Traceability Builds Business Resilience

Blockchain through the Whole Supply Chain: Traceability Builds Business Resilience

Over the past year, The Estée Lauder Companies and Aveda have been working with LMR Naturals by IFF, BSR, and Envisible to establish a blockchain-enabled traceable supply chain that identifies opportunities to deliver sustainability benefits to all the actors in the supply chain. This post is the third in a series documenting the journey of this innovative partnership.


#Consumer Products #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management

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Jun

16

June 16, 2020

Supporting LGBTI People during Pride Month 2020 and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Supporting LGBTI People during Pride Month 2020 and the COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 has exposed many of the structural and systemic issues disproportionately impacting vulnerable populations, including people of color, LGBTI people, migrants, and more. As we celebrate Pride Month in 2020, it is more important than ever to recognize the struggles of disenfranchised communities all over the world and the interconnectivity of these struggles for justice and equality.


#Human Rights #Partnership for Global LGBTI Equality

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Jun

11

June 11, 2020

A Human Rights-Based Approach to COVID-19 Decision-Making

A Human Rights-Based Approach to COVID-19 Decision-Making

BSR has developed three primers on how to respect human rights during the COVID-19 crisis: one for the energy and extractives sector, one for the food, beverage, and agriculture sector, and one for the transportation and logistics sector.


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Jun

10

June 10, 2020

Today and Tomorrow: COVID-19 and the Increased Relevance of Corporate Sustainability

Today and Tomorrow: COVID-19 and the Increased Relevance of Corporate Sustainability

At GlobeScan and BSR, we spend our time working with some of the largest businesses in the world. We wanted to understand both the immediate effect on the sustainability efforts of the companies we work with and also to begin to understand what long-term implications they are anticipating as a result of the pandemic.


#Sustainability Management

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Jun

4

June 4, 2020

An Open Letter from BSR on Racial Justice

An Open Letter from BSR on Racial Justice

The brutal killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers last week—following on the previous killings of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Eric Garner, Alton Sterling, Trayvon Martin, and countless others—is yet another example of the systemic and institutional racism that persists in the United States.


#Human Rights

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May

21

May 21, 2020

Rising to the Top: Six Big Sustainability Issues Companies Should Watch During COVID-19

Rising to the Top: Six Big Sustainability Issues Companies Should Watch During COVID-19

COVID-19 has changed our present, and very likely our future. The parts of the sustainability agenda that deliver top-line value, motivate coworkers, and demonstrate to customers that a company is looking after more than short-term financial gain are the things that matter right now.


#Sustainability Management

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May

20

May 20, 2020

The BSR Conference Reimagined

The BSR Conference Reimagined

The health and safety of our community and society at large is our top priority. For this reason, the BSR Conference 2020 is going virtual.


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May

19

May 19, 2020

A Post-COVID-19 Agenda for Sustainability Reporting

A Post-COVID-19 Agenda for Sustainability Reporting

The world of sustainability reporting after COVID-19 will be very different than the world that preceded it. What should change?


#Future of Reporting #Reporting and Communications

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May

15

May 15, 2020

Mitigation and Resilience Building: A Response to the COVID-19 Effects

Mitigation and Resilience Building: A Response to the COVID-19 Effects

More than any crisis in recent history, the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated the urgency of creating more resilient businesses and economies.


#Supply Chain #Sustainability Management

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