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Jun

24

June 24, 2020

Human Rights: 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 #Human Rights #Inclusive Economy #Social Contract #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management #Womens Empowerment

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Jul

20

July 20, 2021

Human Rights: Human Rights Impact Assessment: Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism

Human Rights Impact Assessment: Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism

The Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT) commissioned BSR to conduct a human rights assessment of its strategy, governance, and activities.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Jul

15

July 15, 2021

Human Rights: Responsible Product Use in the SaaS Sector

Responsible Product Use in the SaaS Sector

According to many ethical and human rights frameworks, software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies have a responsibility to address adverse impacts that may be associated with their business relationships and use of their products and services.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Jul

15

July 15, 2021

Human Rights: Human Rights Due Diligence of Products and Services

Human Rights Due Diligence of Products and Services

#Human Rights

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Jun

22

June 22, 2021

Human Rights: The Next Decade of Business and Human Rights

The Next Decade of Business and Human Rights

Action business can take to shape a human rights-respecting future

#Human Rights

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Jan

27

January 27, 2021

Human Rights: Digital Technology and Data in the Garment Supply Chain during COVID-19

Digital Technology and Data in the Garment Supply Chain during COVID-19

BSR examined the impacts of digital transformation on women garment workers in our new report, Digital Technology and Data in the Garment Supply Chain during COVID-19.

#HERproject #Human Rights #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Jan

7

January 7, 2021

Human Rights: Seven Questions to Help Determine When a Company Should Remedy Human Rights Harm under the UNGPs

Seven Questions to Help Determine When a Company Should Remedy Human Rights Harm under the UNGPs

How can companies determine whether they have caused, contributed, or are directly linked to an adverse impact through their business relationships? A new white paper explores seven questions to help companies determine their connection to negative impacts and how to reframe these questions to identify appropriate actions to prevent and mitigate potential adverse human rights impacts that may occur in the future.

#Human Rights

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Dec

16

December 16, 2020

Human Rights: Empowerment and Employment of Survivors of Human Trafficking: A Business Guide

Empowerment and Employment of Survivors of Human Trafficking: A Business Guide

BSR and the Global Business Coalition Against Human Trafficking (GBCAT) have developed a new business guide, entitled Empowerment and Employment of Survivors of Human Trafficking.

#Human Rights #Supply Chain

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Dec

15

December 15, 2020

Human Rights: Decisions, Decisions, Decisions.

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions.

The COVID-19 public health emergency has surfaced important questions about the relationship between the right to privacy and other human rights. BSR is releasing a paper that sets out the key elements of a human rights-based approach to the use of data and technology solutions during public health emergencies.

#Human Rights

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