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Aug

18

August 18, 2017

Human Rights: Reflections from a BSR Summer Intern: How to Create Maximum Impact

Reflections from a BSR Summer Intern: How to Create Maximum Impact

One of our summer interns reflects on his experiences and what he learned about strategies for accelerating change and maximizing impact on business and human rights.

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Aug

17

August 17, 2017

Human Rights: Next Steps for the (Former) Members of the Business Advisory Councils

Next Steps for the (Former) Members of the Business Advisory Councils

In the wake of yesterday’s collapse of the advisory councils assembled by Donald Trump, here are five key principles for the business leaders who were on the councils to help define and promote a thriving economy.

#Climate Change #Human Rights #Inclusive Economy

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Jul

12

July 12, 2017

Human Rights: Insights from Telia Company’s Human Rights Impact Assessments

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.

#Ethics and Governance #Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Jun

13

June 13, 2017

Human Rights: What Are the 10 Most Urgent Human Rights Risks for Your Industry?

What Are the 10 Most Urgent Human Rights Risks for Your Industry?

We're launching a series of primers that will help you identify and act on key human rights issues in your industry.

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May

7

May 7, 2017

Human Rights: How Myanmar is Building a Labor Dispute Resolution System

How Myanmar is Building a Labor Dispute Resolution System

Myanmar is following these four steps to build a process that helps to protect and enforce the rights and obligations of workers and employers.

#Human Rights #Supply Chain

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Feb

23

February 23, 2017

Human Rights: Collaborating to Eliminate Modern Slavery: Global Business Coalition Against Human Trafficking

Collaborating to Eliminate Modern Slavery: Global Business Coalition Against Human Trafficking

BSR is pleased to announce its appointment as secretariat of the Global Business Coalition Against Human Trafficking, which provides a collaborative space for companies to advance the fight against modern slavery.

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Feb

22

February 22, 2017

Human Rights: Building Responsibly: Turning Challenges to Opportunities in Engineering and Construction

Building Responsibly: Turning Challenges to Opportunities in Engineering and Construction

Building Responsibly—our new industry-led collaborative initiative with support from Humanity United—will enable construction and engineering companies to collaborate around their shared values, advance their programs through best-practice sharing, and more.

#Building Responsibly #Human Rights

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Feb

17

February 17, 2017

Human Rights: Human Rights by Design

Human Rights by Design

Based on lessons learned from our recent human rights work, we have begun exploring the concept of “human rights by design,” which we believe could be essential for the long-term success of the business and human rights discipline.

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Jan

12

January 12, 2017

Human Rights: Responsive and Responsible Leadership: A Look Ahead at Davos

Responsive and Responsible Leadership: A Look Ahead at Davos

Responsible leadership, now more than ever, demands that all of us—as citizens, workers, politicians, and business executives—defend essential values and principles.

#Climate Change #Human Rights #Inclusive Economy #Womens Empowerment

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Jan

9

January 9, 2017

Human Rights: Sustainable Business Leadership in 2017: Game On

Sustainable Business Leadership in 2017: Game On

Looking ahead to a new year with new conditions, here is our suggested playbook for how business can lead in this new environment.

#Climate Change #Human Rights #Inclusive Economy

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