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BSR Insight Archives: 2009 12

Sustainable Consumption: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?

December 22, 2009

A New Year’s Resolution for Sustainable Consumption

'Tis the season for shopping. And, of course, consuming—which is why we're focusing this week on sustainable consumption.

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A Visit to Saudi Arabia: Key Trends in CSR and Human Rights

December 15, 2009

CSR in Saudi Arabia

On a recent trip to Saudi Arabia, BSR's Partnership Development Director Chad Bolick and Research & Innovation Director Faris Natour discovered that corporate social responsibility is developing with its own distinct characteristics in the kingdom. This week, they share what they learned and talk about BSR's new project to support human rights in the region.

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What Copenhagen Means for Business: Five Key Issues to Watch Now and in the Future

December 8, 2009

What to Watch at Copenhagen

The Copenhagen climate negotiations now underway in the Bella Center may not result in a final treaty, but the next two weeks should provide greater clarity about the path policymakers will take and the steps involved.

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Can Women Solve the World’s Woes? A Q&A with Half the Sky authors Nicholas Kristof and Sher

December 1, 2009

Investing in Women

In the Conference 2009 session on "Investing in Women and Girls," BSR Vice President of CSR Strategy Diane Osgood described women as the "engines of globalization." Indeed, women are employees, consumers, community members, business innovators, and more. "The role of women in the reset world is absolutely critical," Osgood concluded.

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