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BSR Insight Archives: 2010 06

Emerging Trends in Supply Chain Sustainability

June 29, 2010

UN Global Compact and Sustainable Supply Chains

The UN Global Compact Leaders Summit last week marked the 10th anniversary of the Global Compact, which was launched with 44 businesses and now has more than 6,000 corporate signatories—indicating significant progress in companies’ senior-level commitment to sustainability. This week, we report back from the summit, where BSR president and CEO Aron Cramer was among 10 leaders honored.

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Leadership for Sustainable Business

June 22, 2010

BSR Report 2009: ‘Innovating for Sustainability’

To coincide with today's launch of the BSR Report 2009, "Innovating for Sustainability," BSR President and CEO Aron Cramer shares his perspective on four critical steps required for companies to lead in sustainable business today: set priorities, question assumptions, take risks, and, as we have learned from recent crises, get the basics right.

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Climate Change and Desertification: The Link to Corporate Responsibility

June 15, 2010

Climate Change and Desertification

On the World Day to Combat Desertification later this week, most of the discussion will likely focus on government intervention and NGO assistance. But as climate change compounds the problem of deserts, desertification presents both risks and opportunities for business.

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Report Review Panels: How They Can Deliver Value

June 8, 2010

How Report Review Panels Can Deliver Value

After leading a business plenary session at GRI's Amsterdam Global Conference on Sustainability and Transparency late last month, BSR President and CEO Aron Cramer took time to consider the three report review panels he has been involved with over the past year.

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Supplier Ownership: A Shared Vision for Responsible Supply Chains

June 1, 2010

Moving Beyond Monitoring in the Supply Chain

As part of our DR-CAFTA Responsible Competitiveness Project, BSR has documented several case studies on how multinational companies can work with suppliers to improve their social and environmental performance beyond minimum requirements.

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