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March 5, 2020
To support social auditors, companies and a broader spectrum of social compliance regulatory organizations, BSR has developed a Gender Equality and Social Audits e-Learning course. The interactive course, consisting of three parts, covers key gender concepts, the business case for addressing gender in social audits, and considerations for tips for ensuring a gender-sensitive approach throughout an audit process.
December 3, 2019
Working women in Italy face numerous challenges in the labor market, and little is known about gender equality efforts and the gender gaps impacting women working in the Italian luxury supply chain. BSR and Wise Growth conducted various activities to assist the Kering Group with understanding the challenges faced and opportunities available to women workers.
November 13, 2019
At the BSR Conference in 2018, BSR launched CoLab, an incubator and accelerator of private-sector collaboration, to mobilize the collective power of business to solve some of the world’s biggest sustainability challenges. Its 2019 progress report, Mobilizing the Collective Power of Business, highlights its accomplishments over the past year.
November 12, 2019
The 11th annual BSR/GlobeScan State of Sustainable Business survey provides insights into the world of sustainable business and aims to identify common perceptions and practices of corporate sustainability professionals.
October 25, 2019
The second round of Human Rights Working Group meetings for 2019 covered topics including human rights methodologies, human rights and supply chains, responsible use of technology and artificial intelligence (AI), legal trends, and human rights governance.
October 3, 2019
September 26, 2019
BSR and the Global Impact Sourcing Coalition (GISC) have developed the Reducing Poverty through Employment Toolkit, which provides a range of good practices, case examples, and resources to guide companies on how to get started or how to enhance existing efforts to employ, empower, and improve the advancement prospects of those living in poverty.
August 7, 2019
Businesses have a responsibility not only to help workers prepare and transition for the ‘future of work,’ but also enact strategies that create positive change and economic advances for women. This report outlines how to do so.
July 9, 2019
As business leaders across industries pursue M&A activity, there will be substantial ESG opportunities and risks for the companies involved: opportunities to create more ambitious and resilient sustainability strategies, accompanied by risks that ESG objectives will be sidelined by overwhelming pressures to create short-term value.
July 8, 2019
In March and April 2019, BSR’s Human Rights Working Group (HRWG) held its first round of meetings for the year in New York, London, and Tokyo.