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BSR Insight Archives: 2010 01

A Commitment to Communities: Case Study of Nestlé Waters North America’s Water-Siting Plan

January 26, 2010

The Water Debate: It’s About People

As BSR's Linda Hwang and Julia Nelson complete the first phase of a community-engagement project with Nestlé Waters North America, it's a good opportunity for us to focus on companies' impacts on water—a complicated resource for business to manage in part because water is a public good.

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The Climate in 2010

January 19, 2010

Corporate Climate Trends for 2010

Now that several weeks have passed since COP15, the picture of business-related climate change trends for 2010 is becoming clear: more carbon transparency (largely due to improved tools), increased expectations from consumers (especially related to products), and an ever-shifting political landscape that underscores the importance of business action now.

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A Strategic Approach to Responsible Sourcing

January 12, 2010

Supply Chain Opportunities

In recent months, companies including Kraft Foods and Wal-Mart have made supply chain changes aimed at saving the firms up to US$300 million and US$12 billion respectively. It's only logical that global companies angling to reduce costs in a global recession look to their global supply chains.

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