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Oct

21

October 21, 2021

Within Reach: How Digital Wages That Work for Women Can Support Bangladesh’s Economic Future

Within Reach: How Digital Wages That Work for Women Can Support Bangladesh’s Economic Future

This report details HERproject's progress towards wage digitization, three plausible alternative futures to what wage digitization may look like in 10 years, and recommendations for action to strengthening digital payment systems that empowers workers.


#HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Sep

21

September 21, 2021

Climate Change: Building Resilience While Protecting Human Rights

Climate Change: Building Resilience While Protecting Human Rights

This report explores the intersection between climate and human rights and makes recommendations on taking first steps to create long-term, resilient business strategies that address human rights impacts related to physical climate impacts as well as the transition to a low carbon economy.


#Climate Change #Human Rights

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Sep

13

September 13, 2021

BSR Submission to EU Social Taxonomy Process

BSR Submission to EU Social Taxonomy Process

BSR's submitted feedback to the EU Social Taxonomy Process, an effort initiated under a mandate from the European Commission Platform on Sustainable Finance to ensure that vital social aspects of sustainability are integrated into the EU’s Taxonomy Regulation.


#Financial Services #Reporting and Communications

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Sep

2

September 2, 2021

Access to Remedy

Access to Remedy

After 10 years of implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs), companies are increasingly expected to address the harms they have caused or contributed to through their business relationships. This brief explains what effective remedy is, the role of business, and five recommendations for companies to improve access.


#Human Rights

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Aug

9

August 9, 2021

Addressing Forced Labor and other Modern Slavery Risks: A Toolkit for Corporate Suppliers

Addressing Forced Labor and other Modern Slavery Risks: A Toolkit for Corporate Suppliers

The Global Business Coalition against Human Trafficking (GBCAT) has released a new toolkit that aims to help businesses that work in corporate supply chains to quickly identify areas of the business which carry the highest risk of modern slavery and develop a plan to identify, prevent, and address risks.


#Collaboration #Human Rights #Supply Chain

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Jul

27

July 27, 2021

Lessons Learned from a Market-Based Approach to Inclusive Employment

Lessons Learned from a Market-Based Approach to Inclusive Employment

This report captures lessons learned from BSR’s launch, implementation, and sunset of the Global Impact Sourcing Coalition.


#Global Impact Sourcing Coalition #Inclusive Economy

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Jul

20

July 20, 2021

Human Rights Impact Assessment: Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism

Human Rights Impact Assessment: Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism

The Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT) commissioned BSR to conduct a human rights assessment of its strategy, governance, and activities.


#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Jul

15

July 15, 2021

Responsible Product Use in the SaaS Sector

Responsible Product Use in the SaaS Sector

According to many ethical and human rights frameworks, software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies have a responsibility to address adverse impacts that may be associated with their business relationships and use of their products and services.


#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Jul

15