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Human Rights Are Not Just an “ESG Factor”

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The notion that investors should use environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations to inform their decision-making is having a moment. This is undoubtedly a good thing but there is a risk that fundamental concepts—like the responsibility of business to respect human rights—may get lost in the process.

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The notion that investors should use environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations to inform their decision-making is having a moment. This is undoubtedly a good thing but there is a risk that fundamental concepts—like the responsibility of business to respect human rights—may get lost in the process.

How Your Company Can Build Resilient Business Strategies

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Resilient business strategies are more urgent than ever and are key to achieving value for all stakeholders in the long term. So how can your company build them?

BSR President and CEO Aron Cramer outlines the eight key building blocks of resilient business strategies. Learn more at bsr.org/resilientbusiness.

What Does Resilience Really Mean?

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Resilient business strategies are not just about driving company and stakeholder value—they are essential to achieving a just world and an economy that delivers inclusive and sustainable prosperity. What does resilience mean for business and its ability to capture strategic advantage?

BSR President and CEO Aron Cramer explains. Learn more at bsr.org/resilientbusiness.

 

Why Your Company Needs a Resilient Business Strategy

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We need bold, urgent action to address the deep and interconnected changes remaking our world, but merely integrating sustainability elements into the core business strategy is no longer enough. It’s time to focus on resilient business strategies, which will lead to nimbler and more innovative companies.

Watch this video to learn more about resilient business strategies from BSR President and CEO Aron Cramer and Managing Director Christine Diamente. Dive deeper at bsr.org/resilientbusiness.

Resilience Fund for Women in Global Value Chains: Partners

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Women are the backbone of global value chains and have been particularly impacted by COVID-19, from job and income loss to increases in gender-based violence to diminished access to health services. To address these concerns, investors, foundations, and NGO partners came together to create The Resilience Fund for Women in Global Value Chains.

Resilience Fund for Women in Global Value Chains: Impact

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A first-of-its-kind collaborative funding initiative, the Resilience Fund for Women in Global Value Chains brings together corporate investors, foundations, and NGO partners to invest in the health, safety, and economic resilience of the women who form the backbone of global value chains.

Groundbreaking New Fund Launches to Support Women in Global Value Chains

An innovative funding model will lift up local solutions and build long-term resilience for women workers and communities.
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WASHINGTON, May 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - A first-of-its-kind collaborative funding initiative, the Resilience Fund for Women in Global Value Chains, launches today, bringing together corporate investors, foundations, and NGO partners to invest in the health, safety, and economic resilience of the women who form the backbone of global value chains.

Maritime Anti-Corruption Network Embarks on a New Journey

BSR Announces Collaborative Initiative to Become an Independent Organization
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By: Cecilia Müller Torbrand, Director, BSR; Sara Enright, Director, BSR; Kate Coles, Director, Partnership Development, BSR; and Martin Benderson, Manager, BSR

Transforming Business for Resilience

A Call to Shape, Test, and Catalyze Action Together
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By: Christine Diamente, Managing Director, Business Transformation, BSR

We are living through extraordinary economic and social change where "transformation" has become our daily routine. And "resilience" is a term often used to signal the formula for the road ahead. And yet, what does this mean for businesses today?

The Human Rights Impacts of Workplace Monitoring Technology

Employers are using keystrokes, webcam photos, and screen capture to monitor remote workers’ productivity—but can they do it in a rights-respecting way?
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By: Hannah Darnton, Associate Director, BSR; Susan Morgan, Senior Advisor, BSR; Chhavi Ghuliani, Director, Partnership Development, BSR

The monitoring of employees by employers is not a new phenomenon, but it seems to be entering a distinctly new phase.

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