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Sep

25

September 25, 2017

Human Rights: Q&A: The Future of Business and Human Rights

Q&A: The Future of Business and Human Rights

To continue our Q&A series with our experts on the past, present, and future of sustainable business, we sat down with our Human Rights lead to discuss innovations, opportunities, and challenges in the field.

#BSR Conference #Human Rights

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Sep

13

September 13, 2017

Human Rights: Emerging Human Rights Issues for the Transport and Logistics Sector

Emerging Human Rights Issues for the Transport and Logistics Sector

As we think about the changes shaping the world around us—whether as a result of trade, climate change, globalization, or automation—here are a few emerging human rights topics for transport and logistics companies to keep on their radars.

#Human Rights #Transport and Logistics

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Sep

5

September 5, 2017

Human Rights: Business Leadership: Continuing to Build the Momentum

Business Leadership: Continuing to Build the Momentum

As many of us prepare to gather in New York this month for Climate Week and the UN General Assembly, we are also focused on how to translate this important talk into action.

#BSR Conference #BSR News #Climate Change #Human Rights #Inclusive Economy #Womens Empowerment

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Aug

21

August 21, 2017

Human Rights: The Human Rights Implications of the Renewable Energy Transition

The Human Rights Implications of the Renewable Energy Transition

We can expect the intersection between human rights and renewable energy to become increasingly relevant in our near future, and we invite you to be a part of this trend by integrating the human rights agenda into your business practices.

#Climate Change #Human Rights #Power and Utilities

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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 #Sustainability Management

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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.

#Human Rights

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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.

#Human Rights

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