- About Us
- How We Work
- Our Insights
- BSR Conference
- Member Center
September 17, 2013
My experience with sustainability networks is typical. Progress can be halting and paths to consensus are not linear, but the potential for systemic change is massive.
July 31, 2013
Our interconnected web of networks—in business, society, technology, and among individuals—are uniquely suited to solve our greatest sustainability challenges.
July 9, 2013
Information and communications technology solutions have enormous potential to reduce the environmental footprint of both businesses and consumers. What's holding us back?
July 3, 2013
At BSR, we support collaborations between companies and NGOs to combine skill sets and expertise to solve development and sustainability issues. Based on our experience with a project in China to close the digital divide between rural and urban students, we offer five tips on how to foster successful employee volunteer programs.
July 2, 2013
Internet data centers represent up to 2 percent of electricity in the United States and form a major component of internet companies' carbon footprint. A new BSR initiative with Adobe, eBay, Facebook, HP, salesforce.com, and Symantec is exploring the next climate frontier.
June 18, 2013
For years, some major tech companies have published voluntary law enforcement reports, which have been criticized for methodological shortcomings. Following revelations of the PRISM program, however, these reports have played a critical role in shaping and informing the debate on government surveillance in the digital age.
June 13, 2013
As public scrutiny of U.S. government surveillance tactics grows, BSR has been reflecting on the corporate responsibility and ethics issues at stake—and how these issues extend beyond the information and communications technology sector.
March 27, 2013
Telecommunications companies have published new guiding principles for human rights, freedom of expression, and privacy. What does this development mean?
March 22, 2013
Microsoft’s first report on how it has responded to requests from law-enforcement agencies is a positive move in transparency, building on reports by Google and Twitter. It also poses an important question for society: What is the proper relationship among law enforcement, private companies, and privacy?