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Jun

9

June 9, 2022

Supply Chain: Beyond Audits: Six Ways to Manage Human Rights Risks in Supply Chains

Beyond Audits: Six Ways to Manage Human Rights Risks in Supply Chains

Companies are now expected to go “beyond” auditing by adopting more robust approaches to address human rights violations in their supply chain. Six points for companies to consider when addressing human rights risks through a holistic approach.

#Human Rights #Supply Chain

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May

25

May 25, 2022

Supply Chain: Addressing Human Rights Risks in Renewable Energy Supply Chains

Addressing Human Rights Risks in Renewable Energy Supply Chains

BSR’s work with energy and extractive companies—including a recent assessment of the human rights risks associated with minerals used in wind, solar, battery, and electrolyzer technology—has surfaced two key strategies for strengthening the management of human rights risks in transition mineral supply chains.

#Energy and Extractives #Human Rights #Supply Chain

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May

24

May 24, 2022

Supply Chain: Inside BSR: Q&A with Cecilie Jørgensen

Inside BSR: Q&A with Cecilie Jørgensen

Inside BSR is our monthly series featuring BSR team members from around the world. This month, we connected with Cecilie Jørgensen, a Manager based in Copenhagen.

#DEI #Human Rights #Inside BSR #Supply Chain

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Dec

9

December 9, 2021

Supply Chain: The Rise of Circular Fashion Brings Opportunity to Design a Fashion System That Works for All

The Rise of Circular Fashion Brings Opportunity to Design a Fashion System That Works for All

The fashion industry is transforming from linear to more circular business models. How can we leverage this transformation to reimagine and rebuild the global fashion system so that it works for all? Through Keeping Workers in the Loop (KWIL), we convened over 45 major fashion industry players—established brands, emerging circular businesses, worker representatives, sustainable fashion experts, and international institutions—to explore this very question.

#Circular Economy #Consumer Products #Supply Chain

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Aug

31

August 31, 2021

Supply Chain: Creating Opportunities for Action: Advancing Children’s Rights in the Palm Oil Industry

Creating Opportunities for Action: Advancing Children’s Rights in the Palm Oil Industry

The number of children in child labor has increased from 152 to 160 million globally, and COVID-19 is expected to further obstruct efforts to eliminate child labor. Here's how palm oil companies can respect child rights and address this complex issue.

#Human Rights #Supply Chain

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May

19

May 19, 2021

Supply Chain: Modernizing the Social Contract in 2021: Five Developments for Business to Consider

Modernizing the Social Contract in 2021: Five Developments for Business to Consider

COVID-19 has shown—in a tragic way—how interconnected the world is. All the events of the past year and a half have also reinforced and deepened the urgent need to redefine the social contract and the key role business must play in that effort.

#Climate Change #DEI #ESG #Human Rights #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management

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Apr

8

April 8, 2021

Supply Chain: Keeping Workers in the Loop

Keeping Workers in the Loop

How will circular fashion, at scale, impact job opportunities and quality? Keeping Workers in the Loop brings together industry leaders and stakeholder to explore circular fashion and jobs in the decade ahead by taking a futures approach.

#Circular Economy #Consumer Products #Supply Chain

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Mar

19

March 19, 2021

Supply Chain: Forced Labor and Human Trafficking: Four Regulatory and Legislative Trends Business Should Watch

Forced Labor and Human Trafficking: Four Regulatory and Legislative Trends Business Should Watch

Governments are increasingly scrutinizing human trafficking and forced labor abuses in private sector operations. In addition to the moral imperative to address these abuses, businesses need to pay attention to new regulations since they could cause significant disruptions in supply chains.

#Forced Labor #Human Rights #Supply Chain

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Mar

4

March 4, 2021

Supply Chain: What Business Can Expect from China’s 14th Five-Year Plan

What Business Can Expect from China’s 14th Five-Year Plan

As China finalizes its 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-2025), what are the macro themes for the sustainability world to watch, and how will they impact business?

#China #Human Rights #Strategy and Integration #Supply Chain

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Mar

1

March 1, 2021

Supply Chain: Three Ways to Improve Supply Chain Sustainability in the Decisive Decade

Three Ways to Improve Supply Chain Sustainability in the Decisive Decade

For companies, it is a business imperative to have a more transparent, resilient, responsible, and sustainable global supply chain model. Here are three steps for improving supply chain sustainability.

#Strategy and Integration #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management

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