BSR logo

Topics

Human Rights


Our Insights on Human Rights

Human Rights: Harnessing the Power of Data to Combat Human Trafficking

Blog

Harnessing the Power of Data to Combat Human Trafficking

Last week, Tech Against Trafficking (TAT) brought together technologists, nonprofits, academics, governments, and policy-makers from 60 countries in a virtual event to celebrate the close of its second Accelerator and discuss how tech advancements can be used to combat human trafficking.

Read More 


Human Rights: Advancing Human Rights in the SaaS Sector

Blog

Advancing Human Rights in the SaaS Sector

BSR worked with a group of SaaS companies to conduct a sector-wide human rights assessment of the SaaS sector focused on the use of B2B services and are publishing the report today. This assessment identifies the SaaS sector’s salient human rights risks and outlines ways in which SaaS providers may impact human rights—as individual companies, as a group of companies, or as a sector.

Read More 


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

Reports

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.

Read More 


Human Rights: How the Financial Sector Can Help Accelerate Access to Remedy

Blog

How the Financial Sector Can Help Accelerate Access to Remedy

Despite the best efforts of governments and businesses to protect and respect human rights, there is clearly still a need to ensure people harmed by economic activities are able to raise issues and have them addressed.

Read More 


Human Rights: Transforming Finance: Priorities for Progress in Advancing Respect for Human Rights

Blog

Transforming Finance: Priorities for Progress in Advancing Respect for Human Rights

The time for human rights-respecting finance is now. Our new report elaborates on the call to action set out in the UNGPs 10+ Roadmap for Financial Institutions, highlighting key areas where progress is needed to tackle global challenges and contribute to new systems grounded in respect for human rights.

Read More 


Human Rights: Human Rights Roadmap for Transforming Finance

Reports

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.

Read More 


Human Rights: Navigating Emerging Ethical Issues: Lessons from Bioethics, Tech, and Human Rights

Blog

Navigating Emerging Ethical Issues: Lessons from Bioethics, Tech, and Human Rights

A human rights-based approach provides a strong foundation for addressing ethical issues. Based on our work with healthcare and tech companies and expertise in applying human rights frameworks to businesses’ ethical challenges, we share insights on best practices for managing emerging ethical issues in a corporate context.

Read More 


Human Rights: Rapid Human Rights Due Diligence During Political and Armed Conflict: A Business Response to Ukraine

Blog

Rapid Human Rights Due Diligence During Political and Armed Conflict: A Business Response to Ukraine

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine raises significant questions for business and illuminates the impact that its actions can have during times of political and armed conflict. To help business respond, BSR has updated its rapid human rights due diligence tool to help with quick decision-making in this context.

Read More 


Human Rights: A Human Rights Assessment of Meta’s Expansion of End-to-End Encryption

Blog

A Human Rights Assessment of Meta’s Expansion of End-to-End Encryption

Meta commissioned BSR to undertake a human rights assessment of extending end-to-end encryption across Meta’s messaging services. We share some of the assessment’s key points.

Read More 


Human Rights: Bridging the Human Rights Gap in ESG

Blog

Bridging the Human Rights Gap in ESG

ESG as a framework does not sufficiently capture harms to people or guide decisions that take human rights into account. How can the business and human rights framework help close gaps and increase opportunities in current ESG practice among financial actors?

Read More 


Human Rights: Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive: Seven Recommendations for Business

Blog

Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive: Seven Recommendations for Business

The European Commission recently released its long-awaited Proposal for a Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence. We share seven practical recommendations for companies on how to prepare for the upcoming requirements.

Read More 



See All Blogs
on Human Rights
See All Case Studies
on Human Rights
See All Reports
on Human Rights


Upcoming Events on Human Rights

Sorry, there are no upcoming events on this topic.


See All Upcoming Events