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July 14, 2022
At a point when delays in climate action may lead to catastrophic and irreversible harm, companies must address climate misinformation urgently and decisively. Our new brief explores the specific challenges of moderating climate misinformation.
May 17, 2022
Last week, Tech Against Trafficking (TAT) brought together technologists, nonprofits, academics, governments, and policy-makers from 60 countries in a virtual event to celebrate the close of its second Accelerator and discuss how tech advancements can be used to combat human trafficking.
May 12, 2022
BSR worked with a group of SaaS companies to conduct a sector-wide human rights assessment of the SaaS sector focused on the use of B2B services and are publishing the report today. This assessment identifies the SaaS sector’s salient human rights risks and outlines ways in which SaaS providers may impact human rights—as individual companies, as a group of companies, or as a sector.
April 4, 2022
Meta commissioned BSR to undertake a human rights assessment of extending end-to-end encryption across Meta’s messaging services. We share some of the assessment’s key points.
March 7, 2022
The UN Human Rights Council initiated an expert consultation on the practical application of the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs). BSR has published a submission drawing upon our experience of 100 human rights assessments with tech companies.
June 30, 2021
Last week, Tech Against Trafficking launched its second Accelerator program, welcoming Seattle Against Slavery and Unseen UK into the community.
June 21, 2021
Advisory boards can help companies manage ethical challenges that arise with the acceleration of digital technology innovation. Here are five considerations for establishing a digital ethics board.
March 9, 2021
As the use of tools designed to monitor workers accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic, employers need to consider the human rights impacts that may arise from workplace monitoring tools when implementing such technologies in the workplace.
March 2, 2021
How should a company’s responsibility to respect human rights according to the UNGPs manifest itself in the context of content governance? BSR shares its four-part approach to human rights and content governance.