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Mar

9

March 9, 2021

Information And Communications Technology: The Human Rights Impacts of Workplace Monitoring Technology

The Human Rights Impacts of Workplace Monitoring Technology

As the use of tools designed to monitor workers accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic, employers need to consider the human rights impacts that may arise from workplace monitoring tools when implementing such technologies in the workplace.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Mar

2

March 2, 2021

Information And Communications Technology: Beyond Former User @realdonaldtrump: A Human Rights-Based Approach to Content Governance

Beyond Former User @realdonaldtrump: A Human Rights-Based Approach to Content Governance

How should a company’s responsibility to respect human rights according to the UNGPs manifest itself in the context of content governance? BSR shares its four-part approach to human rights and content governance.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Feb

17

February 17, 2021

Information And Communications Technology: To Combat Systemic Discrimination, Companies Need to Acknowledge Their Role

To Combat Systemic Discrimination, Companies Need to Acknowledge Their Role

How can companies play a role in tackling systemic racism and discrimination?

#DEI #Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology #Strategy and Integration

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Feb

2

February 2, 2021

Information And Communications Technology: China in 2021: Looking beyond COVID-19

China in 2021: Looking beyond COVID-19

BSR takes a look at four trends to watch in China’s manufacturing and supply chain environment in 2021, a year still shaped by COVID-19.

#Climate Change #Information and Communications Technology #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management

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Jul

9

July 9, 2020

Information And Communications Technology: Why Worker Data Protection Should Be Central to a 21st-Century Social Contract

Why Worker Data Protection Should Be Central to a 21st-Century Social Contract

Data protection is rarely discussed during dialogue about the need for a new social contract. However, the existing social contract was developed in the pre-digital world, not today’s data-rich environment, and a modern social contract must address a whole host of new risks and opportunities arising from how employee data are collected, shared, and used.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology #Social Contract

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May

12

May 12, 2020

Information And Communications Technology: A Human Rights Impact Assessment of Facebook In Cambodia

A Human Rights Impact Assessment of Facebook In Cambodia

Earlier today, Facebook published an executive summary of a human rights impact assessment that BSR conducted on behalf of Facebook in Cambodia and its response to those recommendations. We welcome this disclosure as part of Facebook’s increasingly strategic approach to human rights due diligence.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Feb

25

February 25, 2020

Information And Communications Technology: Human Rights Assessments in the Decisive Decade: Innovative Approaches for the Technology Sector

Human Rights Assessments in the Decisive Decade: Innovative Approaches for the Technology Sector

This blog is the second in a series of two about human rights assessments in the technology industry. While the previous blog described challenges related to these assessments, this blog proposes solutions.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Feb

20

February 20, 2020

Information And Communications Technology: Accelerating Toward Data Insights

Accelerating Toward Data Insights

In the first Tech Against Trafficking Accelerator, CTDC partnered with Tech Against Trafficking members and partners across different workstreams related to privacy-preserving mechanisms, data standards, and increased platform engagement.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology #Tech Against Trafficking

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Feb

11

February 11, 2020

Information And Communications Technology: Human Rights Assessments in the Decisive Decade: Applying UNGPs in the Technology Sector

Human Rights Assessments in the Decisive Decade: Applying UNGPs in the Technology Sector

This blog is the first in a series of two about human rights assessments in the technology industry.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Jan

21

January 21, 2020

Information And Communications Technology: Five Insights on the Future of Reporting from Uber’s Safety Report

Five Insights on the Future of Reporting from Uber’s Safety Report

In December, Uber published its first-ever U.S. Safety Report, sharing the company’s approach to serious safety incidents—such as injuries, fatalities, and sexual assault or misconduct—and describing its recent safety investments. Uber deserves praise for voluntarily reporting on these important challenges, and its publication provides important lessons for other companies on the value of reporting.

#Information and Communications Technology #Reporting and Communications

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