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Apr

20

April 20, 2022

Financial Services: Human Rights Roadmap for Transforming Finance

Human Rights Roadmap for Transforming Finance

The Human Rights Roadmap for Transforming Finance report elaborates on the call to action set out in the UNGPs, highlighting key areas where progress is needed to tackle global challenges and contribute to new systems grounded in respect for human rights.

#ESG #Financial Services #Human Rights

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Sep

13

September 13, 2021

Financial Services: BSR Submission to EU Social Taxonomy Process

BSR Submission to EU Social Taxonomy Process

BSR's submitted feedback to the EU Social Taxonomy Process, an effort initiated under a mandate from the European Commission Platform on Sustainable Finance to ensure that vital social aspects of sustainability are integrated into the EU’s Taxonomy Regulation.

#Financial Services #Human Rights #Reporting and Communications

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Jun

22

June 22, 2021

Financial Services: The Next Decade of Business and Human Rights

The Next Decade of Business and Human Rights

Throughout 2021, to mark the 10th anniversary of the UNGPs, BSR is reflecting on what additional action business can take to shape a rights-respecting future.

#Financial Services #Human Rights

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Sep

17

September 17, 2020

Financial Services: Digitizing for Inclusion: Insights from Wage Digitization in the Garment Sector

Digitizing for Inclusion: Insights from Wage Digitization in the Garment Sector

BSR's HERproject and the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth share five insights on inclusive wage digitization in the garment sector.

#Financial Services #HERproject #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Jun

24

June 24, 2020

Financial Services: The Business Role in Creating a 21st-Century Social Contract

The Business Role in Creating a 21st-Century Social Contract

The time is now for an overhaul of the social contract to address 21st-century realities and needs. A new social contract can deliver long-term value creation that enables economic security and mobility, is genuinely inclusive, and addresses challenges such as the transition to clean energy and the emergence of a digital world.

#Climate Change #Financial Services #Human Rights #Inclusive Economy #Social Contract #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management #Womens Empowerment

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Jul

9

July 9, 2019

Financial Services: Key Considerations in Managing ESG through a Merger

Key Considerations in Managing ESG through a Merger

As business leaders across industries pursue M&A activity, there will be substantial ESG opportunities and risks for the companies involved: opportunities to create more ambitious and resilient sustainability strategies, accompanied by risks that ESG objectives will be sidelined by overwhelming pressures to create short-term value.

#Financial Services #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Mar

4

March 4, 2019

Financial Services: ESG in Private Equity: How To Write a Responsible Investment Policy

ESG in Private Equity: How To Write a Responsible Investment Policy

Over the past 10 years, the private equity sector has seen responsible investment approaches move from exception to expectation. Formalized integration of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations is becoming the norm. For all firms, a meaningful policy is fundamental to responsible investment and ESG integration.

#Financial Services #Future of Reporting

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Jun

12

June 12, 2018

Financial Services: Win-Win-Win: The Sustainable Supply Chain Finance Opportunity

Win-Win-Win: The Sustainable Supply Chain Finance Opportunity

This report seeks to demystify the US$6 billion revenue opportunity for financial service providers to integrate sustainability considerations into supply chain finance, allowing buyers, suppliers, and financial service providers to create mechanisms that reward and incentivize sustainable behavior in supply chains.

#Financial Services #Supply Chain

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Mar

13

March 13, 2018

Financial Services: Financial Needs of Garment Workers in India

Financial Needs of Garment Workers in India

This report examines the opportunity to expand financial inclusion for women in India’s garment sector by increasing women’s access to and use of mobile financial products and services.

#Consumer Products #Financial Services #HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Jun

13

June 13, 2017

Financial Services: 10 Human Rights Priorities for the Financial Sector

10 Human Rights Priorities for the Financial Sector

A primer on the most relevant, urgent, and probable human rights impacts for the financial sector and opportunities for positive impact

#Financial Services #Human Rights #Human Rights Working Group

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