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Sep

22

September 22, 2022

Human Rights: Human Rights Due Diligence of Meta’s Impacts in Israel and Palestine

Human Rights Due Diligence of Meta’s Impacts in Israel and Palestine

This human rights due diligence exercise reviews the impact of Meta’s policies and activities during the May 2021 crisis in Israel and Palestine.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Aug

23

August 23, 2022

Human Rights: Human Rights Priorities for the Beauty and Personal Care Sector

Human Rights Priorities for the Beauty and Personal Care Sector

This issue brief identifies the most relevant, urgent, and probable human rights impacts for businesses operating in the beauty and personal care sector. The information here is gathered from BSR’s direct engagement with beauty and personal care sector companies, as well as our 30 years of experience helping companies in all sectors manage their human rights risks.

#Consumer Products #Human Rights #Human Rights Working Group

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Aug

23

August 23, 2022

Human Rights: 10 Human Rights Priorities for the Food, Beverage, and Agriculture Sector

10 Human Rights Priorities for the Food, Beverage, and Agriculture Sector

This issue brief identifies the 10 most relevant, urgent, and probable human rights impacts for businesses operating in the food, beverage, and agriculture (FBA) sector. The information here is gathered from BSR’s direct engagement with FBA companies, as well as our 30 years of experience helping companies in all sectors manage their human rights risks.

#Consumer Products #Food Beverage and Agriculture #Human Rights #Human Rights Working Group

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Aug

18

August 18, 2022

Human Rights: 10 Human Rights Priorities for the Luxury Sector

10 Human Rights Priorities for the Luxury Sector

This issue brief identifies the 10 most relevant, urgent, and probable human rights impacts for businesses operating in the luxury sector. The information here is gathered from BSR’s direct engagement with luxury sector companies, as well as our 30 years of experience helping companies in all sectors manage their human rights risks.

#Consumer Products #Human Rights #Human Rights Working Group #Responsible Luxury Initiative

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May

26

May 26, 2022

Human Rights: 10 Human Rights Priorities for the Industrial Manufacturing Sector

10 Human Rights Priorities for the Industrial Manufacturing Sector

BSR is publishing a brief on the most urgent human rights impacts for the industrial manufacturing sector and opportunities for positive impact.

#Human Rights #Industrials

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May

12

May 12, 2022

Human Rights: Human Rights Assessment of the Software-as-a-Service Sector

Human Rights Assessment of the Software-as-a-Service Sector

SaaS services address numerous business needs, and they are behind many of the consumer-facing products and platforms we use every day. This report identifies salient human rights risks and makes recommendations to SaaS providers on how to avoid, prevent, and mitigate adverse human rights impacts associated with their individual services and the sector as a whole.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Apr

20

April 20, 2022

Human Rights: 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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Dec

9

December 9, 2021

Human Rights: Human Rights Assessments: Identifying Risks, Informing Strategy

Human Rights Assessments: Identifying Risks, Informing Strategy

According to the UNGPs, companies should identify and assess any actual or potential adverse human rights impacts to gauge human rights risks. BSR shares its human rights assessment methodology to help with this important first step of human rights due diligence.

#Human Rights

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Nov

2

November 2, 2021

Human Rights: Business in Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Contexts

Business in Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Contexts

Complex interplay of social, political, environmental, and economic factors fosters an environment where violence, oppression, poverty, human rights abuses, and state failure are more likely to occur. Businesses that integrate human rights management into strategic decision-making and day-to-day operations will be more resilient to today’s global challenges while addressing some of the social, economic, and environmental drivers of conflict.

#Human Rights

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