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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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Dec

9

December 9, 2016

Human Rights: A Word from Margaret Jungk on International Human Rights Day

A Word from Margaret Jungk on International Human Rights Day

Watch our Human Rights Managing Director highlight the importance of business leadership and cooperation on human rights issues.

#BSR Conference #Human Rights

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Dec

6

December 6, 2016

Human Rights: Women and Climate Change: Disproportionately Affected but Powerful Agents of Change

Women and Climate Change: Disproportionately Affected but Powerful Agents of Change

This is how companies can have a role in building women’s resilience to climate change in their operations, supply chains, and the local communities in which they operate.

#Climate Change #HERproject #Human Rights #Resilience and Adaptation Initiative #Womens Empowerment

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Nov

25

November 25, 2016

Human Rights: Addressing Social Norms to Stop Gender-Based Violence and Harassment in Factories and Farms

Addressing Social Norms to Stop Gender-Based Violence and Harassment in Factories and Farms

Like other women’s empowerment efforts, addressing gender-based violence and harassment in the workplace requires holistic and integrated approaches. The launch of HERrespect in Bangladesh and India is helping companies take on broader strategies to tackle this pervasive issue.

#Grants #HERproject #Human Rights #Womens Empowerment

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Nov

11

November 11, 2016

Human Rights: Sustainable Business After the 2016 U.S. Election

Sustainable Business After the 2016 U.S. Election

Our agenda is too important to drop. As this new world emerges, these four actions should shape our strategy.

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

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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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