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Jun

24

June 24, 2022

DEI: Key Ways for Business to Respond to  the Fall of Roe v. Wade

Key Ways for Business to Respond to the Fall of Roe v. Wade

The sweep of the ruling on abortion is staggering and destabilizing for business in America. Here are seven key points for business to consider.

#DEI #Womens Empowerment

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May

24

May 24, 2022

DEI: Inside BSR: Q&A with Cecilie Jørgensen

Inside BSR: Q&A with Cecilie Jørgensen

Inside BSR is our monthly series featuring BSR team members from around the world. This month, we connected with Cecilie Jørgensen, a Manager based in Copenhagen.

#DEI #Human Rights #Inside BSR #Supply Chain

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May

5

May 5, 2022

DEI: Bridging the Supply Chain Gender Gap through Digital Training

Bridging the Supply Chain Gender Gap through Digital Training

HERessentials, a tablet-based learning app for workers and managers, started as a response to the COVID-19 crisis, but it has the potential to build digital capabilities for all workers. We share three key recommendations for businesses considering how to set up digital training in supply chains.

#DEI #HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Dec

14

December 14, 2021

DEI: Race and Ethnicity: Civil Society Expectations for Business and Recommendations for Company Action

Race and Ethnicity: Civil Society Expectations for Business and Recommendations for Company Action

Racism and ethnic discrimination is a global problem, and addressing these issues benefits everyone. We conducted interviews among BSR’s 300 member companies to identify common challenges companies face when addressing these issues and the potential opportunities this can represent for businesses. We also interviewed civil society organizations around the world to understand their expectations for corporate action.

#DEI #Human Rights

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Jun

29

June 29, 2021

DEI: The Corporate Rainbow: Going beyond Pride Celebrations and Creating Lasting Impact

The Corporate Rainbow: Going beyond Pride Celebrations and Creating Lasting Impact

How can companies combat performative allyship and rainbow-washing? We share ways to support the LGBTIQ+ community that create long-lasting impact.

#DEI #Human Rights

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Jun

1

June 1, 2021

DEI: LGBTI Inclusion in Action: Q&A with Dominic Cole-Morgan of Scotiabank

LGBTI Inclusion in Action: Q&A with Dominic Cole-Morgan of Scotiabank

Business can help advance LGBTI equality and create more inclusive and equitable workplaces. This includes Scotiabank, which recently announced a significant expansion of gender affirmation benefits for employees and their families. To kick off Pride Month, we connected with Dominic Cole-Morgan, Senior Vice President, Total Rewards, Global Human Resources at Scotiabank to discuss the recent announcement and Scotiabank's broad commitment to human rights.

#DEI #Human Rights #Partnership for Global LGBTI Equality

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May

19

May 19, 2021

DEI: Modernizing the Social Contract in 2021: Five Developments for Business to Consider

Modernizing the Social Contract in 2021: Five Developments for Business to Consider

COVID-19 has shown—in a tragic way—how interconnected the world is. All the events of the past year and a half have also reinforced and deepened the urgent need to redefine the social contract and the key role business must play in that effort.

#Climate Change #DEI #ESG #Human Rights #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management

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May

12

May 12, 2021

DEI: Beyond #StopAsianHate: Building an AAPI-Inclusive Workplace Culture

Beyond #StopAsianHate: Building an AAPI-Inclusive Workplace Culture

As the U.S. celebrates AAPI Heritage Month this May, there is an opportunity for business leaders to learn more about the AAPI experience and help to build a more just, sustainable, and inclusive world—beginning in the workplace.

#DEI #Human Rights

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Mar

11

March 11, 2021

DEI: Leading with Equity: How Companies Can Promote Social Justice through DEI

Leading with Equity: How Companies Can Promote Social Justice through DEI

L. Simone Washington, BSR's Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), shares four takeaways for companies on shaping a more inclusive world where all people have fair access to opportunities and activities to improve their lives.

#DEI #Strategy and Integration

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Feb

17

February 17, 2021

DEI: To Combat Systemic Discrimination, Companies Need to Acknowledge Their Role

To Combat Systemic Discrimination, Companies Need to Acknowledge Their Role

How can companies play a role in tackling systemic racism and discrimination?

#DEI #Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology #Strategy and Integration

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