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BSR’s Clean Cargo Working Group Report Highlights Continued Reductions in Ocean Emissions

August 19, 2014

Paris—August 18, 2014—BSR’s Clean Cargo Working Group’s 2014 “Global Maritime Trade Lane Emissions Factors” report—which provides data from more than 2,900 ships, representing around 85 percent of global ocean container capacity—indicates that average carbon-dioxide emissions for global ocean container transport have declined year on year, and by nearly 8 percent between 2012 and 2013.

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New Speakers Announced for BSR Conference 2014: Ford Foundation President Darren Walker, Dame Ellen MacArthur, Years of Living Dangerously Executive Producer David Gelber

July 29, 2014

San Francisco—July 29 2014—The BSR Conference 2014, “Transparency and Transformation”—taking place November 4 through 6 at the Grand Hyatt New York—features inspiring speakers working at the forefront of today’s most pressing social and environmental challenges.

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New BSR, Cambridge Report Outlines Climate Risks for Transport Sector

July 27, 2014

13-Part Series Translates IPCC Fifth Assessment for Business

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New BSR, Cambridge Report Outlines Climate Risks for Primary Industries, Extractive Sectors

June 26, 2014

13-Part Series Translates IPCC Fifth Assessment for Business

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New BSR, Cambridge Report Outlines Climate Risks for Agriculture Sector

June 11, 2014

13-Part Series Translates IPCC Fifth Assessment for Business

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BSR, Bloomberg Businessweek to Produce Two Special Ad Sections on ‘Transparency and Transformation’

June 5, 2014

San Francisco—June 5, 2014—BSR and Bloomberg Businessweek have partnered to create a pair of special ad sections that will focus on the BSR Conference 2014 theme of "Transparency and Transformation."

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Media Advisory: BSR’s Clean Cargo Working Group and the Clean Shipping Index Agree to Explore Potential for Merger

May 7, 2014

Copenhagen—May 7, 2014—BSR’s Clean Cargo Working Group (CCWG) and the Clean Shipping Index (CSI)—the two leading environmental reporting initiatives for ships and ship operators—signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate for cleaner, more efficient shipping.

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BSR’s HERfinance Expands to Mexico with Investments from Bloomberg and Disney

May 1, 2014

San Francisco—May 1, 2014—BSR has received a contribution from Bloomberg LP to support the expansion of HERfinance, BSR’s financial inclusion initiative, to Mexico. Along with a recent contribution from The Walt Disney Company, which allowed BSR to launch HERfinance in 2012, this partnership will help BSR expand the program to at least two cities in Mexico by the end of 2014.

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BSR Launches Inaugural Global Forum for Business Leadership on Climate in Paris, June 11-12, 2014

April 28, 2014

Paris—April 28, 2014—BSR is announcing its inaugural Spring Forum, “Climate Action: The Urgency of Business Leadership,” a gathering for 150 leaders from business, civil society, international organizations, and government to catalyze bold, collective action for a low-carbon, climate-resilient economy, to be held in Paris from June 11-12, 2014.

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New BSR Research, Strategy to Mobilize Ambitious Global Business Action on Climate and Energy

April 22, 2014

Climate Report Launches Strategy for Eight Industries; Future of Fuels Report Shares Roadmap for Sustainable Transportation Fuels in North America

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BSR, Walmart Launch Women's Empowerment Program to Train More than 26,000 Supply Chain Workers in China

March 6, 2014

San Francisco—March 6, 2014—On the eve of International Women’s Day, BSR and the Walmart Foundation are launching Women in Factories China, a three-year initiative that will train more than 26,000 women factory workers in job readiness, life, and leadership skills—in an effort to build a strong pipeline of female leaders in China.

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BSR to Provide Live Media Briefing on Business in a Climate-Constrained World: November 7 in San Francisco

November 6, 2013

Q&A with BSR President and CEO Aron Cramer and Partnership Development and Research Director Edward Cameron

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BSR Report Highlights Business Opportunity in Boosting Health and Wellness

November 6, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO—November 6, 2013—A new BSR report—supported by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation—reveals new opportunities for U.S. companies across all sectors to improve awareness, attitudes, and behaviors related to population health by engaging with employees, customers, local communities, suppliers, and the general public. 

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BSR Conference 2013, Nov. 6-8, San Francisco: Plenary Livestreaming; Sustainability Hackathon; More

October 31, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO—October 31, 2013—The BSR Conference 2013, November 6-8 at San Francisco’s Hyatt Regency Embarcadero, features plenary speakers including former President of Ireland Mary Robinson and Waste Management CEO David Steiner, as well as 40 sessions that will explore how business can use the Power of Networks to accelerate positive change.

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