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Human Rights: Q&A with BSR Senior Advisor Susan Morgan

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Q&A with BSR Senior Advisor Susan Morgan

Dunstan Allison-Hope interviews Susan Morgan, BSR's newest senior advisor, on technology, ethics, and human rights in sustainable business.

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Human Rights: Making Women Workers Count

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Making Women Workers Count

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Human Rights: Responsible Use of Technology

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Responsible Use of Technology

BSR has partnered with the World Economic Forum’s Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution to publish Responsible Use of Technology and offer a framework for the responsible use of disruptive technologies.

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Human Rights: Three Ways Business Is Combating Modern Slavery

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Three Ways Business Is Combating Modern Slavery

The business community has a critical role to play in the fight against modern slavery, a practice that spans all business sectors and geographies. As we commemorate the World Day against Trafficking in Persons, GBCAT welcomes all companies to join us in our shared fight against modern slavery.

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Human Rights: How Business Can Impact Human Rights: Four Lessons from Peacebuilding and Development

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How Business Can Impact Human Rights: Four Lessons from Peacebuilding and Development

Jenny Vaughan joins BSR as the new Human Rights Director, bringing four key insights from over a decade of experience in international development and peacebuilding that can help business not just to respect human rights, but to fulfill these rights.

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Human Rights: Getting Circular Economy Right: Let’s Put People at the Center of Circular Fashion

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Getting Circular Economy Right: Let’s Put People at the Center of Circular Fashion

BSR is working with the C&A Foundation to explore the ways in which advancing circular fashion affects people and in particular, women. Our research reveals that very few companies adopting circular fashion models are considering the social aspects as they make this shift.

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Human Rights: Human Rights Insights: Trends from the Human Rights Working Group’s Spring Meeting

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Human Rights Insights: Trends from the Human Rights Working Group’s Spring Meeting

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.

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Human Rights: Five Legal Trends Affecting Business and Human Rights

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Five Legal Trends Affecting Business and Human Rights

As countries’ concern for human rights changes, so will the legal landscape—as will the operating environment for business.

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Human Rights: Scaling Impact: Tech Against Trafficking Launches Accelerator Program

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Scaling Impact: Tech Against Trafficking Launches Accelerator Program

Tech Against Trafficking has launched an Accelerator Program, which aims to identify promising uses of technology in the anti-trafficking field and to harness the expertise and resources of member companies.

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Human Rights: Eliminating Violence and Harassment Just Became an Obligation for Businesses Worldwide

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Eliminating Violence and Harassment Just Became an Obligation for Businesses Worldwide

The recent ILO Convention shows more is expected from businesses when it comes to tackling violence and harassment. Here’s how companies can take action using BSR’s “Act, Enable, Influence” framework.

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Human Rights: Human Rights Policy Engagement: The Role of Companies

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Human Rights Policy Engagement: The Role of Companies

It is increasingly important for business not only to maintain its commitments to respect human rights, but also to find new ways to support the work of governments for such effort

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Human Rights: Human Rights Policy Engagement: The Role of Companies

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Human Rights Policy Engagement: The Role of Companies

It is increasingly important for business not only to maintain its commitments to respect human rights, but also to find new ways to support the work of governments for such efforts.

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Upcoming Events on Human Rights

Online to Offline Harm: Social Media and Conflict


Online to Offline Harm: Social Media and Conflict

BSR, in partnership with Mercy Corps, will explore the ways in which social media can contribute to offline harm and how diverse actors can collectively prevent and respond to these harms.

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