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BSR Insight Archives: 2012 01

The New Reality of Water in China: Informed Activism and No Guarantees

January 31, 2012

Addressing Water Issues in China

In China, local governments, communities, and consumers are putting more pressure on factories to clean up their waste streams and use less water, prompting global companies to work with their suppliers to take action.

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Transparency in China: A New Generation of Sustainability Reports

January 24, 2012

Transparency in China: Sustainability Reporting

In a five-year period at the turn of the millennium, only 22 sustainability reports were published in China. In the year 2010 alone, there were more than 700.

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Back to the Basics: How to Make Stakeholder Engagement Meaningful for Your Company

January 17, 2012

Getting the Most Out of Stakeholder Engagement

Last week, we published the last paper in our series on BSR’s five-step approach to stakeholder engagement, one of the bread-and-butter CSR practices that is also one of the most commonly misunderstood.

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2012: Sustainability Steams Ahead in Uncertain Times

January 10, 2012

Aron Cramer on 2012

In our first BSR Insight of the year, we are excited to share the news of BSR’s 20-year anniversary in 2012. To celebrate this milestone, we will devote more coverage this year to our collective progress toward a sustainable economy and to the things we have yet to accomplish.

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Opinions, ideas, and notes from the field from BSR staff members around the world.

BSR Insight

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Sustainable Investment in China

A quarterly newsletter will help investors in China understand how sustainable investing can mitigate business risk and create opportunities for greater financial as well as social and environmental returns.

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