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BSR Insight Archives: 2011 09

Four Steps for Human Rights Management

September 27, 2011

Implementing a Human Rights Strategy

When the United Nations endorsed the Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights in June, it effectively created a global standard for governments and business to address human rights abuses involving corporations.

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Four Improvements for the Global Reporting Initiative’s ‘G4’ Guidelines

September 20, 2011

Recommendations for the ‘G4’ Sustainability Reporting Guidelines

Today, approximately 2,000 companies issue sustainability reports every year, and many of them follow the Global Reporting Initiative's (GRI) guidelines.

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How Companies Should Adapt to Climate Change

September 13, 2011

Adapting to Climate Change

Most companies understand the importance of reducing energy use to slow climate change. But mitigation efforts will only take us so far. Some of the “changes” associated with climate change are already locked in: an increasing number and severity of storms, receding rivers, advancing deserts, and more frequently occurring landslides, floods, and sinkholes.

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Walmart: The Greatest Sustainability Story of Our Time?

September 6, 2011

Walmart and the Quest for a Great Sustainability Story

With issues like climate change and the energy crisis, sustainability headlines hit the news almost every day. And business often ends up as a central character in these stories, sometimes as a hero, sometimes as a villain.

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