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BSR Insight Archives: 2010 08

Preparing for the Unpredictable: Lessons on Adapting to Climate Change

August 31, 2010

Preparing for the Unpredictability of Climate Change

While it's clear that climate change will impact business, it is difficult to get an accurate picture of just what those impacts will look like in the future. Yet there are ways that companies can prepare for the unpredictable.

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10 Social Media Rules for Social Responsibility

August 24, 2010

10 Social Media Rules for Social Responsibility

In a world where social media is changing faster than a YouTube video can go viral, what are the rules for using social media for corporate social responsibility? Maybe, as Kathleen Edmond of Best Buy posits, "It's a fair amount of risk-taking." Study it too long, and you'll "be left in the dust."

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Getting Social: How Companies are Using Social Media for Social Responsibility

August 17, 2010

Social Media and Social Responsibility

It’s no stretch to say that social media has transformed society. And it’s no surprise that it’s also transforming social responsibility—especially when it comes to how companies engage with employees and their customers. Some businesses are even using social media forums to generate the wisdom of the crowd in solving sustainability challenges.

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Guaranteeing the Security of the World’s Food

August 10, 2010

Food Security: Access to Safe, Nutritious Food

Following last week's conversation with BSR's new Food, Beverage & Agriculture Practice Director Kai Robertson about priority issues for the industry, this week, we take a deeper look at one of those challenges: food security.

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Food for Thought: A Conversation With BSR’s New Food, Beverage & Agriculture Practice Director

August 3, 2010

Sustainability Trends in Food and Agriculture

In the first of our two-part series looking at the food and agriculture sector, we spoke with BSR's new Food, Beverage & Agriculture Practice Director Kai Robertson about priority issues for the industry, such as packaging and waste reduction, sustainable consumption, obesity, and food security.

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