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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.

#Human Rights

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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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