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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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Jun

25

June 25, 2015

Human Rights: FIFA and Bribery in Qatar: It’s Time to Approach Corruption and Human Rights Together

FIFA and Bribery in Qatar: It’s Time to Approach Corruption and Human Rights Together

The FIFA bribery investigation has exposed issues in the 2022 World Cup development in Qatar beyond just corruption—and highlights the opportunity for companies to make more progress by addressing corruption and human rights challenges at the same time.

#Human Rights #Power and Utilities #Strategy and Integration #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management

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Mar

10

March 10, 2015

Human Rights: When It Comes to Women’s Empowerment, It’s Time to Focus on Rights

When It Comes to Women’s Empowerment, It’s Time to Focus on Rights

Although business has helped advance women's empowerment, true progress requires a focus on women's rights.

#Human Rights #Inclusive Economy #Womens Empowerment

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Feb

23

February 23, 2015

Human Rights: When It Comes to Human Rights, How Can Business Move from Impact Assessments to Meaningful Change?

When It Comes to Human Rights, How Can Business Move from Impact Assessments to Meaningful Change?

More companies recognize the importance of human rights due diligence and are establishing internal processes—but are these translating to better human rights impacts on the ground?

#Human Rights

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