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Oct

13

October 13, 2016

Human Rights: Why Businesses Say Human Rights Is Their Most Urgent Sustainability Priority

Why Businesses Say Human Rights Is Their Most Urgent Sustainability Priority

This year, for the eighth time, BSR and GlobeScan asked business leaders to tell us about the corporate sustainability issues that were most important to them. And this year, like the last five running, they told us that human rights was their number-one priority.

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Oct

11

October 11, 2016

Human Rights: The State of Sustainable Business in 2016: Results from the BSR/GlobeScan Survey

The State of Sustainable Business in 2016: Results from the BSR/GlobeScan Survey

The results of this year's BSR/GlobeScan State of Sustainable Business Survey remind us of the need for a recommitment to bold direction and bold action.

#BSR News #Climate Change #Human Rights #Inclusive Economy #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Sep

20

September 20, 2016

Human Rights: Big Data and Human Rights: 5 Frequently Asked Questions

Big Data and Human Rights: 5 Frequently Asked Questions

What is big data, and how does it relate to human rights? Here are answers to these and other questions we often hear from our members and partners.

#Human Rights #Human Rights Working Group #Information and Communications Technology

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Aug

9

August 9, 2016

Human Rights: Thinking Outside the ‘Western Box’ for Employee Engagement in Bangladesh Factories

Thinking Outside the ‘Western Box’ for Employee Engagement in Bangladesh Factories

For long-term impact and to avoid unintended negative consequences, companies must tap into local knowledge to create productive and appropriate employee engagement methods customized to the cultural and geographic context.

#Human Rights #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain

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Jun

9

June 9, 2016

Human Rights: Taking a Closer Look at Migrant Workers in Malaysia

Taking a Closer Look at Migrant Workers in Malaysia

Improving the management of migrant workers in supply chains creates a stable workforce and drives business value. Here's how BSR can help.

#Human Rights #Supply Chain

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May

26

May 26, 2016

Human Rights: To Avoid Forced Labor in Supply Chains, Build a Functioning Labor-Migration Market

To Avoid Forced Labor in Supply Chains, Build a Functioning Labor-Migration Market

There are four key ways that businesses can start to build cross-industry approaches to responsible labor migration.

#Human Rights #Supply Chain

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May

20

May 20, 2016

Human Rights: Addressing Child Labor in Myanmar’s Garment Sector: From Understanding to Action

Addressing Child Labor in Myanmar’s Garment Sector: From Understanding to Action

BSR's latest report, written with support from the International Development Research Centre, provides context into the issue and recommendations for tackling it.

#Consumer Products #Grants #Human Rights #Supply Chain

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Mar

25

March 25, 2016

Human Rights: Ending Child Labor in the Supply Chain: Lessons from Côte d’Ivoire

Ending Child Labor in the Supply Chain: Lessons from Côte d’Ivoire

Tackling child labor requires companies to implement human-rights-aware approaches that are both comprehensive and holistic.

#Human Rights #Supply Chain

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Dec

10

December 10, 2015

Human Rights: Bending the Curve on Climate Change While Enhancing Human Rights

Bending the Curve on Climate Change While Enhancing Human Rights

Companies that act now to reduce short-lived climate pollutants can address climate change and human rights at the same time.

#Climate Change #Human Rights

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Nov

16

November 16, 2015

Human Rights: BSR Signs Statement in Support of Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, SDGs

BSR Signs Statement in Support of Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, SDGs

BSR recently joined nine business-network organizations in signing a statement reaffirming our commitment to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

#BSR News #Human Rights #Human Rights Working Group

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