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Dec

5

December 5, 2019

Information And Communications Technology: Blockchain through the Whole Supply Chain: Traceability at the Source Depends on Trust

Blockchain through the Whole Supply Chain: Traceability at the Source Depends on Trust

This blog is the second in a series where BSR and Envisible document their project to support a global brand and its supply chain partners to establish a blockchain-enabled traceable supply chain that delivers sustainability benefits to all the actors in the supply chain.

#Information and Communications Technology #Supply Chain

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Nov

7

November 7, 2019

Information And Communications Technology: Sustainability at AT&T: Q&A with John Schulz, Director, External Affairs, Sustainability

Sustainability at AT&T: Q&A with John Schulz, Director, External Affairs, Sustainability

In today’s new climate for business, stakeholders are looking to understand the sustainability impacts of the entire company—including the products and services that generate its revenue. BSR member AT&T is an example of a company driving greater impact by making sustainability part of its revenue model.

#Climate Change #Information and Communications Technology #Sustainability Management

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Oct

30

October 30, 2019

Information And Communications Technology: Google’s Human Rights by Design

Google’s Human Rights by Design

Google commissioned BSR to conduct a human rights assessment of its new celebrity recognition application program interface (API) while it was in development to identify, prevent, and mitigate potential human rights impacts.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Oct

7

October 7, 2019

Information And Communications Technology: Q&A with BSR Senior Advisor Susan Morgan

Q&A with BSR Senior Advisor Susan Morgan

Dunstan Allison-Hope interviews Susan Morgan, BSR's newest senior advisor, on technology, ethics, and human rights in sustainable business.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology #Sustainability Management

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Sep

20

September 20, 2019

Information And Communications Technology: Responsible Use of Technology

Responsible Use of Technology

BSR has partnered with the World Economic Forum’s Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution to publish Responsible Use of Technology and offer a framework for the responsible use of disruptive technologies.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Jul

2

July 2, 2019

Information And Communications Technology: Scaling Impact: Tech Against Trafficking Launches Accelerator Program

Scaling Impact: Tech Against Trafficking Launches Accelerator Program

Tech Against Trafficking has launched an Accelerator Program, which aims to identify promising uses of technology in the anti-trafficking field and to harness the expertise and resources of member companies.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Jun

19

June 19, 2019

Information And Communications Technology: Is Stakeholder Engagement the Key to Successful Community Standards?

Is Stakeholder Engagement the Key to Successful Community Standards?

Ongoing debates about leadership, governance, and regulation of social media are highly relevant to any stakeholder engagement discussion for platforms like Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology #Stakeholder Engagement

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May

15

May 15, 2019

Information And Communications Technology: Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights: We Need to Talk about the Use Phase

Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights: We Need to Talk about the Use Phase

Undertaking due diligence of artificial intelligence (AI) across all industries now is a matter of urgency and not something that can be put off into a distant future.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Apr

16

April 16, 2019

Information And Communications Technology: Supply Chain Sustainability in a Rapidly Changing World

Supply Chain Sustainability in a Rapidly Changing World

We share our thoughts, based on our work with Telenor, on relevant global shifts transforming telecommunications supply chains and best practices for companies in the industry to improve supply chain sustainability in the future.

#Information and Communications Technology #Supply Chain

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Feb

25

February 25, 2019

Information And Communications Technology: A New Transparency Challenge for Business and Human Rights

A New Transparency Challenge for Business and Human Rights

There is an urgent need to enhance disclosure practices across all industries that receive requests for data and assistance from law enforcement agencies.

#Consumer Products #Ethics and Governance #Financial Services #Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology #Transport and Logistics

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