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Dec

10

December 10, 2017

Human Rights: Surveying the Human Rights Landscape: Collaboration on the Rise

Surveying the Human Rights Landscape: Collaboration on the Rise

In honor of International Human Rights Day, we are kicking off a three-part series featuring our human rights experts’ reflections on the evolving business and human rights landscape in 2017, as well as their perspectives on emerging issues we anticipate in 2018.

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Dec

6

December 6, 2017

Human Rights: Remedy against the Machine

Remedy against the Machine

How can we ensure access to remedy when decisions are made by machines rather than humans?

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Nov

27

November 27, 2017

Human Rights: Corporations and the Challenge of the Global Refugee Crisis

Corporations and the Challenge of the Global Refugee Crisis

At the BSR Conference 2017, a panel of experts from Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth, Mercy Corps, and TripAdvisor gathered on stage to discuss what business can do to help solve the global refugee crisis.

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Nov

14

November 14, 2017

Human Rights: Communities First: Top Human Rights Priorities for Extractives Companies

Communities First: Top Human Rights Priorities for Extractives Companies

These top three opportunities for the extractives industry to make a positive impact on human rights all relate to including and empowering people in the communities where they operate.

#Energy and Extractives #Human Rights

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Oct

20

October 20, 2017

Human Rights: Practical Guidance from the Frontlines of the Corporate Fight against Modern Slavery

Practical Guidance from the Frontlines of the Corporate Fight against Modern Slavery

A BSR senior advisor offers internal and external recommendations for building an effective program to address modern slavery.

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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.

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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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