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Oct

2

October 2, 2012

An ICT Company’s To-Do List on Human Rights

Last week, BSR gathered with representatives from information and communications technology companies to discuss lessons learned on applying the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights to the industry. But the conversation quickly headed in another direction: looking forward to what we need to do next.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Aug

2

August 2, 2012

When Sci-Fi Meets Sustainability: Continuous Radical Transparency

Preparing for an accelerated science fiction future requires continued investment in corporate sustainability.The promise of the future tech revolution moves consumers even closer to easily seeing and understanding the larger impacts of their choices on themselves, their families, and their societies.

#Information and Communications Technology

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Apr

17

April 17, 2012

Eco-Rating Electronics Products: Has the Time Come?

In the past several years, the number of eco-labels for products and services has grown dramatically. Nonetheless, easy-to-understand, consistent, and comparable information about the environmental impacts of products is not readily available to consumers. Based on work BSR recently completed in the electronics industry, we examine some of the successes and challenges still to overcome in eco-labels.

#Consumer Products #Information and Communications Technology

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Apr

10

April 10, 2012

Information And Communications Technology: Taking Ethics to the Cloud

Taking Ethics to the Cloud

Cloud computing is one of the most significant trends today, with the potential to redefine the way we think about business ethics and sustainability. Here, we consider how the cloud could affect two of our biggest sustainability challenges: climate change and human rights.

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

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Feb

23

February 23, 2012

Playing by the Numbers for Sustainable Consumption

#Consumer Products #Information and Communications Technology

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Dec

6

December 6, 2011

In Your Words: AMD CR Director Tim Mohin on Leadership

This guest blog is part of BSR's ongoing series exploring what leadership for sustainability looks like in today's world.

#Climate Change #Information and Communications Technology

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Nov

15

November 15, 2011

The Sustainability Opportunity in Product Obsolescence

The challenge with rapid obsolescence—the growing trend of retiring consumer products before the end of their useful life—is not what you think. Here, we look at how the high-tech sector can address this challenge with solutions focused on design and engaging consumers.

#Consumer Products #Information and Communications Technology

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Oct

11

October 11, 2011

Opportunities for Wireless Technology to Improve Environmental Impacts

#Environment #Information and Communications Technology

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