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Information And Communications Technology: Advancing Human Rights in the SaaS Sector

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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.

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Information And Communications Technology: Human Rights Assessment of the Software-as-a-Service Sector

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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.

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Information And Communications Technology: A Human Rights Assessment of Meta’s Expansion of End-to-End Encryption

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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.

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Information And Communications Technology: Applying the UNGPs to Technology: Our Point of View

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Applying the UNGPs to Technology: Our Point of View

The UN Human Rights Council initiated an expert consultation on the practical application of the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs). BSR has published a submission drawing upon our experience of 100 human rights assessments with tech companies.

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Information And Communications Technology: Human Rights Impact Assessment: Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism

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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.

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Information And Communications Technology: Responsible Product Use in the SaaS Sector

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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.

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Information And Communications Technology: Accelerating the Use of Technology to Combat Human Trafficking

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Accelerating the Use of Technology to Combat Human Trafficking

Last week, Tech Against Trafficking launched its second Accelerator program, welcoming Seattle Against Slavery and Unseen UK into the community.

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Information And Communications Technology: Five Considerations for Companies Setting up Digital Ethics Advisory Boards

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Five Considerations for Companies Setting up Digital Ethics Advisory Boards

Advisory boards can help companies manage ethical challenges that arise with the acceleration of digital technology innovation. Here are five considerations for establishing a digital ethics board.

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Information And Communications Technology: The Human Rights Impacts of Workplace Monitoring Technology

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The Human Rights Impacts of Workplace Monitoring Technology

As the use of tools designed to monitor workers accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic, employers need to consider the human rights impacts that may arise from workplace monitoring tools when implementing such technologies in the workplace.

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Information And Communications Technology: Beyond Former User @realdonaldtrump: A Human Rights-Based Approach to Content Governance

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Beyond Former User @realdonaldtrump: A Human Rights-Based Approach to Content Governance

How should a company’s responsibility to respect human rights according to the UNGPs manifest itself in the context of content governance? BSR shares its four-part approach to human rights and content governance.

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