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October 6, 2021
This month's Inside BSR features Paloma Muñoz Quick, an Associate Director in our NYC office. She shares how her life in Chile and Brazil fostered her interest in tackling systemic injustice, her work on investor action on human rights, and how working at BSR supports her commitment to protecting human rights.
September 23, 2021
The notion that investors should use environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations to inform their decision-making is having a moment. This is undoubtedly a good thing but there is a risk that fundamental concepts—like the responsibility of business to respect human rights—may get lost in the process.
September 9, 2021
The increasingly widespread media coverage of surveillance and spyware technologies has put a spotlight on the role of private equity firms, including venture capital (VC) investors, in financing human rights abuses. How can VC firms meet their human rights responsibilities?
August 31, 2021
The number of children in child labor has increased from 152 to 160 million globally, and COVID-19 is expected to further obstruct efforts to eliminate child labor. Here's how palm oil companies can respect child rights and address this complex issue.
July 20, 2021
In late 2020, the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT) commissioned BSR to undertake a human rights assessment of its strategy, governance, and actions. Today, we are publishing the final report.
June 30, 2021
Last week, Tech Against Trafficking launched its second Accelerator program, welcoming Seattle Against Slavery and Unseen UK into the community.
June 29, 2021
How can companies combat performative allyship and rainbow-washing? We share ways to support the LGBTQ+ community that create long-lasting impact.
June 22, 2021
To mark the 10th anniversary of the UNGPs, BSR is reflecting on what additional action business and other actors can take to shape a future where human rights are realized in law and in practice.
June 21, 2021
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.
June 1, 2021
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.