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May

31

May 31, 2018

Information And Communications Technology: Scaling a Renewable Future for Internet Power

Scaling a Renewable Future for Internet Power

Almost every company will need a new blueprint to increase the climate-compatibility of its internet use—and you can help create it.

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

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Apr

25

April 25, 2018

Information And Communications Technology: We Need to Talk about Blockchain—Together.

We Need to Talk about Blockchain—Together.

Blockchain offers immense opportunities to achieve business and sustainability goals, but it is going to take serious collaboration to unleash its full potential.

#Information and Communications Technology #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management

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Mar

5

March 5, 2018

Information And Communications Technology: Managing Supply Chain Water Risk: New Capacities for New Challenges

Managing Supply Chain Water Risk: New Capacities for New Challenges

Water scarcity will be a defining issue of the 21st century. This example from Dell demonstrates how companies can manage water risk in their supply chains.

#Information and Communications Technology #Supply Chain

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Jan

18

January 18, 2018

Information And Communications Technology: The Right to Privacy, 70 Years On

The Right to Privacy, 70 Years On

The challenges companies face to respect the human right to privacy are growing substantially. A business response to this challenge should contain these five elements.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Jan

11

January 11, 2018

Information And Communications Technology: Seven Things Every Company Should Know about Artificial Intelligence and Sustainable Business

Seven Things Every Company Should Know about Artificial Intelligence and Sustainable Business

These considerations are essential for companies to factor into their AI strategies.

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

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Jan

3

January 3, 2018

Information And Communications Technology: Children’s Rights Online: A Conversation with UNICEF

Children’s Rights Online: A Conversation with UNICEF

Children’s rights often feature prominently when BSR assesses the human rights impacts of information and communications technology (ICT) companies. Dunstan Allison-Hope spoke to Brian Keeley, editor of UNICEF’s State of the World’s Children report, the latest edition of which examines the perils and possibilities of digital technology and connectivity for children, about UNICEF’s work on this issue.

#Information and Communications Technology

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Dec

6

December 6, 2017

Information And Communications Technology: Remedy against the Machine

Remedy against the Machine

How can we ensure access to remedy when decisions are made by machines rather than humans?

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Nov

8

November 8, 2017

Information And Communications Technology: Microsoft’s Brad Smith Highlights Business Leadership at the BSR Conference 2017

Microsoft’s Brad Smith Highlights Business Leadership at the BSR Conference 2017

In a keynote address at the BSR Conference 2017, Microsoft President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith highlighted the need for the technology sector to think about embracing technology as a cause to protect people.

#BSR Conference #Information and Communications Technology

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Aug

22

August 22, 2017

Information And Communications Technology: Turning the Internet Green: A Progress Update from BSR’s Future of Internet Power

Turning the Internet Green: A Progress Update from BSR’s Future of Internet Power

Following completion of the Future of Internet Power initiative's fourth year of work, we’re taking a moment to look at our recent achievements and to highlight our ongoing efforts.

#Future of Internet Power #Information and Communications Technology

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