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Information And Communications Technology: Leveraging Mobile for Workforce Engagement: Opportunities and Recommendations from HERhealth

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Leveraging Mobile for Workforce Engagement: Opportunities and Recommendations from HERhealth

Three years ago, BSR launched a partnership with Qualcomm Wireless Reach to amplify the outcomes of BSR’s HERproject program in China through mobile technology. Our work together focused on enhancing HERhealth, the pillar of HERproject that aims to empower low-income women working in global supply chains to take charge of their health.

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Information And Communications Technology: Telia Company: Human Rights Impact Assessments

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Telia Company: Human Rights Impact Assessments

BSR helped the telecommunications firm Telia Company integrate human rights into business decision-making in two ways: Human Rights Impact Assessments (HRIAs) in six Eurasian markets where the company is exiting and HRIAs in two European markets where the company continues to invest.

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Information And Communications Technology: Insights from Telia Company’s Human Rights Impact Assessments

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Insights from Telia Company’s Human Rights Impact Assessments

Here are four insights into how to apply the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights that we gained while conducting recent human rights impact assessments for Telia Company.

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Information And Communications Technology: Powering Industries of the Future

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Powering Industries of the Future

This paper outlines the case for information and communications technology companies to advocate for U.S. policies that will facilitate the clean energy system needed to power the industries of the future and foster global economic growth.

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Information And Communications Technology: Beyond Today’s Conflict and Beyond Today’s Minerals

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Beyond Today’s Conflict and Beyond Today’s Minerals

Companies can create conflict minerals programs with positive social impacts by broadening their geographic focus and responsible procurement efforts and deepening their transparency and partnerships to engage government.

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Information And Communications Technology: Lessons in Technology and Convergence from SXSW 2017

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Lessons in Technology and Convergence from SXSW 2017

Here are four trends that ran through this year's South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas.

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Information And Communications Technology: Mobile Telecommunications Industry Brief: Women’s Economic Empowerment in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Mobile Telecommunications Industry Brief: Women’s Economic Empowerment in Sub-Saharan Africa

This brief highlights how companies in the mobile telecommunications industry can approach women's economic empowerment in sub-Saharan Africa and shares impacts of the industry on women in the region.

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Information And Communications Technology: Advancing Women’s Empowerment, at Work and Home, through the Technology Sector

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Advancing Women’s Empowerment, at Work and Home, through the Technology Sector

By strengthening transparency in reporting and offering innovative products and services for all, ICT companies can help advance women as skilled professionals and empowered individuals.

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Information And Communications Technology: To Take the First Step in Greening Your Digital Footprint, Follow the Leaders

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To Take the First Step in Greening Your Digital Footprint, Follow the Leaders

The call for business action on clean energy continues to grow, and signing on to the Corporate Colocation and Cloud Buyers' Principles is a way for companies to demonstrate support for sustainable practices at data centers.

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Information And Communications Technology: BSR Member Spotlight: Mai Oldgard, Senior Vice President, Head of Sustainability, Telenor Group

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BSR Member Spotlight: Mai Oldgard, Senior Vice President, Head of Sustainability, Telenor Group

Telenor's Mai Oldgard spoke to us about the telecommunications company's approach to sustainability and how this has been applied in Myanmar and Pakistan, specifically.

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Information And Communications Technology: Big Data and Human Rights: 5 Frequently Asked Questions

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Big Data and Human Rights: 5 Frequently Asked Questions

What is big data, and how does it relate to human rights? Here are answers to these and other questions we often hear from our members and partners.

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Information And Communications Technology: Six Principles to Power Cleaner Data Centers

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Six Principles to Power Cleaner Data Centers

BSR's Future of Internet Power has created a set of Corporate Colocation and Cloud Buyers' Principles, which outline six criteria that companies using data center services would like to see their providers meet.

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