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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 #Industrials 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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Feb

19

February 19, 2015

Human Rights: What Car Hackers Can Teach Automakers about Data Privacy and Transparency

What Car Hackers Can Teach Automakers about Data Privacy and Transparency

To address data privacy and transparency concerns, the auto industry can follow an approach that BSR has taken with technology and financial services companies, which are also vulnerable to these issues.

#Human Rights #Industrials and Utilities #Information and Communications Technology

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Dec

10

December 10, 2014

Human Rights: A New Tool to Promote Corporate Respect for Human Rights

A New Tool to Promote Corporate Respect for Human Rights

The Corporate Human Rights Benchmark will rank 500 of the world's largest companies on their human rights performance.

#Human Rights

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Dec

2

December 2, 2014

Human Rights: What the OECD Guidelines Mean for Investors

What the OECD Guidelines Mean for Investors

BSR sat down with the OECD's Roel Nieuwenkamp to discuss the organization's Guidelines for Multinational Companies, which outline responsible business conduct, including for investors.

#Financial Services #Human Rights

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Oct

31

October 31, 2014

Human Rights: UN Experts Call for Climate Action to Protect Human Rights

UN Experts Call for Climate Action to Protect Human Rights

The growing nexus between climate change and human rights is becoming more significant for business, which has an opportunity to create programs that build climate resilience while enhancing human rights.

#Climate Change #Human Rights

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