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Jul

12

July 12, 2017

Information And Communications Technology: Insights from Telia Company’s Human Rights Impact Assessments

Insights from Telia Company’s Human Rights Impact Assessments

Here are four insights into how to apply the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights that we gained while conducting recent human rights impact assessments for Telia Company.

#Ethics and Governance #Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Apr

10

April 10, 2017

Information And Communications Technology: Beyond Today’s Conflict and Beyond Today’s Minerals

Beyond Today’s Conflict and Beyond Today’s Minerals

Companies can create conflict minerals programs with positive social impacts by broadening their geographic focus and responsible procurement efforts and deepening their transparency and partnerships to engage government.

#Energy and Extractives #Information and Communications Technology #Supply Chain

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Mar

23

March 23, 2017

Information And Communications Technology: Lessons in Technology and Convergence from SXSW 2017

Lessons in Technology and Convergence from SXSW 2017

Here are four trends that ran through this year's South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas.

#Information and Communications Technology #Reporting and Communications

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Jan

25

January 25, 2017

Information And Communications Technology: Advancing Women’s Empowerment, at Work and Home, through the Technology Sector

Advancing Women’s Empowerment, at Work and Home, through the Technology Sector

By strengthening transparency in reporting and offering innovative products and services for all, ICT companies can help advance women as skilled professionals and empowered individuals.

#Information and Communications Technology #Womens Empowerment

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Dec

8

December 8, 2016

Information And Communications Technology: To Take the First Step in Greening Your Digital Footprint, Follow the Leaders

To Take the First Step in Greening Your Digital Footprint, Follow the Leaders

The call for business action on clean energy continues to grow, and signing on to the Corporate Colocation and Cloud Buyers' Principles is a way for companies to demonstrate support for sustainable practices at data centers.

#Climate Change #Future of Internet Power #Information and Communications Technology

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Oct

17

October 17, 2016

Information And Communications Technology: BSR Member Spotlight: Mai Oldgard, Senior Vice President, Head of Sustainability, Telenor Group

BSR Member Spotlight: Mai Oldgard, Senior Vice President, Head of Sustainability, Telenor Group

Telenor's Mai Oldgard spoke to us about the telecommunications company's approach to sustainability and how this has been applied in Myanmar and Pakistan, specifically.

#BSR Member #Information and Communications Technology

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Sep

20

September 20, 2016

Information And Communications Technology: 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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Jul

21

July 21, 2016

Information And Communications Technology: Six Principles to Power Cleaner Data Centers

Six Principles to Power Cleaner Data Centers

BSR's Future of Internet Power has created a set of Corporate Colocation and Cloud Buyers' Principles, which outline six criteria that companies using data center services would like to see their providers meet.

#Future of Internet Power #Information and Communications Technology

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Jul

7

July 7, 2016

Information And Communications Technology: Shortening the Distance to a Sustainable Future in the ICT Sector

Shortening the Distance to a Sustainable Future in the ICT Sector

Our new Information and Communications Technology Associate Director shares his thoughts on the sector's sustainability challenges and opportunities.

#Information and Communications Technology

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May

17

May 17, 2016

Information And Communications Technology: BSR Member Spotlight: Patrick Flynn, Director of Sustainability, Salesforce

BSR Member Spotlight: Patrick Flynn, Director of Sustainability, Salesforce

Salesforce's sustainability director spoke to BSR about why innovation and collaboration are important to sustainability and the company's renewable-energy goals.

#BSR Member #Climate Change #Information and Communications Technology

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