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Information And Communications Technology: Telia Company: Human Rights Impact Assessments

July 2017

Telia Company: Human Rights Impact Assessments

BSR helped the telecommunications firm Telia Company integrate human rights into business decision-making in two ways: Human Rights Impact Assessments (HRIAs) in six Eurasian markets where the company is exiting and HRIAs in two European markets where the company continues to invest.

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

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Information And Communications Technology: Measuring the Net Positive Value of ICT in Online Education

March 2016

Measuring the Net Positive Value of ICT in Online Education

This case study, published by BSR’s Center for Technology and Sustainability, examines the the net positive impact of ICT in online education, using as the case study Arizona State University’s current ASU Online education program for undergraduate degrees.

#Center for Technology and Sustainability #Information and Communications Technology

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Information And Communications Technology: Looking Under the Hood: ORION Technology Adoption at UPS

March 2016

Looking Under the Hood: ORION Technology Adoption at UPS

This case study, published by BSR’s Center for Technology and Sustainability, examines UPS’s deployment of ORION, a route-optimization software program for its drivers, and focuses primarily on the challenges related to technology adoption, from development to deployment.

#Center for Technology and Sustainability #Information and Communications Technology

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Information And Communications Technology: Measuring Environmental Benefits of Health Information Technology

March 2016

Measuring Environmental Benefits of Health Information Technology

This case study, published by BSR’s Center for Technology and Sustainability, examines the environmental benefits and impacts of health IT, focusing on Kaiser Permanente's electronic health records system.

#Center for Technology and Sustainability #Information and Communications Technology

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Information And Communications Technology: Telenor: Responsible Decision-Making in Myanmar

December 2015

Telenor: Responsible Decision-Making in Myanmar

BSR helped the telecommunications company Telenor understand the sustainability risks and opportunities before entering a new market in Myanmar.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Information And Communications Technology: Working with Tech Leaders to Power the Internet with 100 Percent Renewable Energy

December 2015

Working with Tech Leaders to Power the Internet with 100 Percent Renewable Energy

The Future of Internet Power was founded in 2012 with a vision to power the internet by 100 percent renewable energy.

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

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Information And Communications Technology: Microsoft: Embedding Human Rights Across a Global Technology Company

November 2014

Microsoft: Embedding Human Rights Across a Global Technology Company

BSR helped Microsoft develop a global human rights strategy that ensures human rights are considered in all major business decisions.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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November 2014

Global Network Initiative: Protecting Human Rights in the Digital Age

Since its formation in 2008, the Global Network Initiative has created standards on freedom of expression and privacy that have been implemented by the major internet and telecommunications companies, which reach a total of more than 2 billion users.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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November 2014

Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition: 10 Years of Impact in the Electronics Supply Chain

Since its founding at the BSR Conference 10 years ago, the EICC has grown from a handful companies to nearly 100 businesses representing more than US$2.6 trillion in revenues, and its influential code of conduct is the information and communications technology industry's standard for practices related to ethics, labor, health, safety, and the environment.

#Information and Communications Technology #Supply Chain

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August 2014

Improving the Lifecycle Energy Impacts of Notebook Computers in the Production Phase

Dell wanted to improve the lifecycle sustainability impacts of its notebook computers. Through its own work gathering lifecycle data from suppliers, as well as involvement in collaborative initiatives, such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s PAIA (Product Attribute to Impact Algorithm) and The Sustainability Consortium, Dell had already identified the hot spots and other critical impacts that must be addressed to substantially improve the sustainability of notebooks.

#Information and Communications Technology #Procurement Leadership Group #Supply Chain

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