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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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Oct

3

October 3, 2019

Human Rights: Making Women Workers Count

Making Women Workers Count

#Human Rights #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Jul

8

July 8, 2019

Human Rights: Human Rights Insights: Trends from the Human Rights Working Group’s Spring Meeting

Human Rights Insights: Trends from the Human Rights Working Group’s Spring Meeting

In March and April 2019, BSR’s Human Rights Working Group (HRWG) held its first round of meetings for the year in New York, London, and Tokyo.

#Human Rights

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Jun

26

June 26, 2019

Human Rights: Human Rights Policy Engagement: The Role of Companies

Human Rights Policy Engagement: The Role of Companies

It is increasingly important for business not only to maintain its commitments to respect human rights, but also to find new ways to support the work of governments for such effort

#Human Rights #Strategy and Integration

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Nov

13

November 13, 2018

Human Rights: Climate and Human Rights

Climate and Human Rights

This report explores the intimate connection between climate resilience and human rights and outlines how companies can address this nexus.

#Climate Change #Human Rights

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Sep

14

September 14, 2018

Human Rights: In Search of Justice: Pathways to Remedy at the Porgera Gold Mine

In Search of Justice: Pathways to Remedy at the Porgera Gold Mine

#Energy and Extractives #Human Rights

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Aug

28

August 28, 2018

Human Rights: Artificial Intelligence: A Rights-Based Blueprint for Business

Artificial Intelligence: A Rights-Based Blueprint for Business

Artificial intelligence (AI)—and the big data business models underpinning it—is disrupting how we live, work, do business, and govern. We have published three papers describing a human rights-based blueprint for responsible business practice with regard to AI, both within and beyond the technology sector.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology #Sustainability Management

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