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BSR Insight Archives: 2009 11

Will ESG Investing Take Off in China?

November 24, 2009

Trend Watch: Sustainable Investing in China

U.S. President Obama's first visit to China last week is the latest example of China's growing clout on the world stage. As noted in the New York Times, this was the first time the leaders of the two countries spoke as equals about issues ranging from trade to climate change.

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Want to Lead on Climate? Advance Straight to Policy

November 17, 2009

Engaging in Climate Policy

As the countdown continues to the Copenhagen climate negotiations in 20 days, we will be sharing our views on the implications for business in the Insight as well as via the blog, our Sustainability Matters webinar series, and research reports.

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Integrating Financial and Corporate Responsibility Reporting

November 10, 2009

What Does Integrated Reporting Mean for Sustainability Communications?

With more companies integrating their corporate responsibility and annual financial reports, this week's feature article examines the implications of this trend: What are the standards for integrated reports? And how can companies meet the information needs of a wider variety of stakeholders through more streamlined communications?

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Sustainable Business Models: Time for Innovation

November 3, 2009

Innovative Business Models for Sustainability

At the BSR Conference 2009, BROAD Air Conditioning CEO Zhang Yue had an interesting take on his company’s business model: It’s not about selling air-conditioners, he said, it's about "allowing our customers to be more energy efficient."

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BSR Insight Archives



Opinions, ideas, and notes from the field from BSR staff members around the world.

BSR Insight

A weekly member-only email newsletter, providing members with expert insights, tools, and analysis on timely global sustainability topics.

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A collection of articles, research reports, and opinion pieces written or developed by BSR Sustainable Investment in China Newsletter: Helping investors support sustainable businesses, and helping businesses attract and engage these investors.

Case Studies

Snapshots of our impact working with business to create a just and sustainable world.

Research Reports

Independent, business-critical research to help you stay ahead of the curve and advance corporate responsibility.

Sustainable Investment in China

A quarterly newsletter will help investors in China understand how sustainable investing can mitigate business risk and create opportunities for greater financial as well as social and environmental returns.

Sustainability Matters 

Snapshots of our impact working with business to create a just and sustainable world.

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