- BSR and Microsoft's Technology and Human Rights Center publish a working paper suggesting how ICT can involve users to improve human rights.
Some businesses and activists are taking action to prevent more garment factory tragedies, yet the work has just begun.
Water pricing, the business value of water and the human right to water are all issues that businesses face, especially in developing nations.
The writer and activist speaks to GreenBiz about what he calls "the biggest problem facing the world" right now.
A Motorola exec returns to the Congo to examine a site claimed to be free of conflict minerals.
Another factory fire in Bangladesh makes this on-the-ground report from Marcus Chung a timely addition to the debate.
It’s time for companies to bring their industries together and implement transparent systems that can make a difference.
Human resources matter, even when the employees aren't yours and are 5,000 miles away.
Our intrepid correspondent hops continents, and learns some Things are Righter than others.
More companies today are reporting on their human rights policies, risks, and management approaches, yet there is little guidance on how best to do this reporting. Here's some.
Did the SEC go far enough in voting to require public companies to disclose whether they use conflict minerals from war-stricken African countries? Some humanitarian groups don't think so.
Many companies are still struggling to figure out how to report on their human rights strategies a year after the United Nations Human Rights Council established guiding principles on business and...
Sixty upstream companies (those from mine to smelter) have reported increased awareness of and less skepticism about implementing supply chain due diligence.
Whose job is it to ensure purchases of tungsten, gold and other minerals don't fuel atrocities in the war-torn DRC? It could be public companies' responsibility, if federal regulators...
A top Nike official says the signals for greater sustainability are getting "louder and louder" across the company's supply chain and the industry as a whole.
Even as the U.N. climate summit is underway, a discussion is happening in the United States about how women worldwide are disproportionately affected by climate change, and how they can be...
Between pending legislation and customer demand, companies are getting squeezed for information about where their products are made. Here's how to get out in front of the supply chain transparency...
U.S. funds for a corn waste ethanol plant, a new U.K. carbon reduction goal that could curb the government's business class flights, and Motorola's plans to source conflict-free minerals...
Disney, Hewlett Packard and the Responsible Sourcing Network talk about what's being done to minimize risks in global sourcing.
The company's new guidelines, issued 20 years after it set terms of engagement focused on compliance in its supply chain, now aim to help the workers in its global supply chains prosper while also...
The race is on to establish supply chain standards capable of tackling Congo's conflict minerals ahead of new U.S. legislation.