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Blog Archives: May 2012

May 31, 2012

CFO and the CSO: Six Areas for a Lasting Friendship

Steve McCoy-Thompson, Former Director of Global Operations

The CFO serves as the great reality check on corporate initiatives, capable of reducing grand intentions to sobering data. And that is why she can also be a CSO or CSR leader's best friend. Here are six priority areas that can form the basis for a lasting friendship. Read more 

Topics: Reporting & Communications, Strategy & Integration

May 25, 2012

Is the Focus on Private Equity Giving Public Markets a Free Pass?

Aron Cramer , President and CEO

This year's U.S. presidential election season, like most, is dishing up more conflict than insight. One of the most distracting questions? Whether private equity is inherently good or bad. The more important question is whether the much larger public markets are functioning well and supporting an economy that delivers the kind of growth we want and need. Read more 

Topics: Financial Services, Investor Perspective

May 21, 2012

Can We Fast Forward the Sustainability Story?

Aron Cramer , President and CEO

BSR is ramping up for our 20th BSR Conference, from October 23-26 in New York. While we share a great sense of pride with many others in helping place sustainability squarely on the world's agenda, we look ahead with an even greater sense of urgency. As our Conference theme indicates, it's time to fast forward solutions for a sustainable future. Read more 

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May 15, 2012

Partners in Sustainable Procurement: Hilton Worldwide and BSR

Guest perspective by William Kornegay, Senior Vice President, Hilton Supply Management, Hilton Worldwide

For some time, we’ve been working to understand the sustainability impact of the goods and services Hilton Worldwide purchases on a yearly basis. Read more 

Topics: Strategy & Integration, Supply Chain, Sustainable Consumption

May 2, 2012

Future Scenarios in Ecosystem Services

Linda Hwang, Former Manager, Research

Last week, I officially became an urban beekeeper. Hovering over my hive, I think a lot about pollination and how many more melons and nectarines I might get this year because of my bees. Pollination, fertile topsoil, a predictable climate—free services provided by the natural infrastructure all around us—are collectively known as “ecosystem services.” Read more 

Topics: Ecosystem Services

May 1, 2012

Where BSR Will Be in May

Julia Robinson , Associate, Communications

Here's a roundup of where BSR staff will be and the events we're hosting this May. We hope to see some of you there to join in on the various conversations. Read more 

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