Reports

BSR Climate Scenarios thumnail image
Climate Change

BSR Climate Scenarios

Scenario planning can inform today’s climate risk disclosures, build resilient business strategies, and present opportunities for bold action. Explore our new climate scenario narratives now.

Human Rights Due Diligence of Meta’s Impacts in Israel and Palestine thumnail image
Technology | Human Rights

Human Rights Due Diligence of Meta’s Impacts in Israel and Palestine

This human rights due diligence exercise reviews the impact of Meta’s policies and activities during the May 2021 crisis in Israel and Palestine.

Human Rights Assessment of the Software-as-a-Service Sector thumnail image
Technology | Human Rights

Human Rights Assessment of the Software-as-a-Service Sector

SaaS services address numerous business needs, and they are behind many of the consumer-facing products and platforms we use every day. This report identifies salient human rights risks and makes recommendations to SaaS providers on how to avoid, prevent, and mitigate adverse human rights impacts associated with their individual services and the sector as a whole.

Southeast Asian Reptile Conservation Alliance Progress Report 2022 thumnail image
Consumer Products

Southeast Asian Reptile Conservation Alliance Progress Report 2022

SARCA’s first Update of Progress reflects on the developments of the Southeast Asian reptile trade and highlights key achievements and areas of continued focus, with information for interested companies and stakeholders on how to engage.

Human Rights Roadmap for Transforming Finance thumnail image
Human Rights | Financial Services | ESG

Human Rights Roadmap for Transforming Finance

The Human Rights Roadmap for Transforming Finance report elaborates on the call to action set out in the UNGPs, highlighting key areas where progress is needed to tackle global challenges and contribute to new systems grounded in respect for human rights.

Tailoring Mental Health Efforts for Low-Income and Frontline Workers thumnail image
Healthcare

Tailoring Mental Health Efforts for Low-Income and Frontline Workers

Mental health issues that were exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic persist among American workers. Our members discussed how employers have effectively advanced mental well-being and resilience for their most at-risk employees.

Generation Equality Forum: Stepping Up for Women and Girls thumnail image
Women’s Empowerment

Generation Equality Forum: Stepping Up for Women and Girls

The private sector has the responsibility to drive transformative progress for women and girls around the world, and through the Generation Equality Forum in 2021, companies stepped up to take concrete action. This report provides an overview of private-sector commitments, highlighting exciting new investments and remaining gaps in efforts needed to achieve gender equality. A total of 48 private sector actors made commitments and pledged US$17.5 billion.

Corporate Action to End Gun Violence thumnail image

Corporate Action to End Gun Violence

BSR’s Toolkit for Corporate Action to End Gun Violence was developed in collaboration with Everytown for Gun Safety. Gun violence is a national issue in the US. Due to the pervasiveness of gun violence, businesses, their employees, business partners, and customers are all likely to have been impacted by the issue at some point. While many companies see the issue of gun violence as falling outside their sphere of responsibility and influence, companies can and should take action to protect their employees, consumers, and the communities they operate in.

Human Rights Assessments: Identifying Risks, Informing Strategy thumnail image
Human Rights

Human Rights Assessments: Identifying Risks, Informing Strategy

According to the UNGPs, companies should identify and assess any actual or potential adverse human rights impacts to gauge human rights risks. BSR shares its human rights assessment methodology to help with this important first step of human rights due diligence.

Keeping Workers in the Loop thumnail image
Equity, Inclusion, and Justice | Consumer Products

Keeping Workers in the Loop

From automation to climate disruption, this report considers the impact of a changing industry context and dynamics on workers and offers recommendations to industry and policymakers on creating a just, fair and inclusive circular fashion system.

Action for Sustainable Derivatives: Annual Update on Progress, 2021 thumnail image
Supply Chain | Collaboration

Action for Sustainable Derivatives: Annual Update on Progress, 2021

The latest update from Action for Sustainable Derivatives (ASD), BSR's collaborative initiative driven by palm oil derivatives users to transform their supply chains, shows that a centralized, collective approach to enhancing transparency, boosting engagement, and identifying risks is working.

Business in Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Contexts thumnail image
Human Rights

Business in Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Contexts

Complex interplay of social, political, environmental, and economic factors fosters an environment where violence, oppression, poverty, human rights abuses, and state failure are more likely to occur. Businesses that integrate human rights management into strategic decision-making and day-to-day operations will be more resilient to today’s global challenges while addressing some of the social, economic, and environmental drivers of conflict.

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

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.

Climate Change: Building Resilience While Protecting Human Rights thumnail image
Human Rights | Climate Change

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.