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BSR Insight Archives: 2012 04

Improving Worker Well-Being: A Case Study of Levi Strauss & Co.‘s Supply Chain Approach

April 24, 2012

Improving Worker Well-Being

In our work on labor issues over the past 20 years, BSR has launched initiatives such as Beyond Monitoring and HERproject to get companies to look beyond compliance at ways to improve the lives, health, and communities of workers.

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Eco-Rating Electronics Products: Has the Time Come?

April 17, 2012

Eco-Rating Electronics Products

Today, more than 400 eco-labels compete for customers’ attention on a variety of products and services. The labels are aimed at helping consumers make better product choices. But are they providing useful information that will change consumer behavior?

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Taking Ethics to the Cloud

April 10, 2012

Taking Ethics to the Cloud

Cloud computing—which now provides services to all of us, from banks to retailers to individual consumers—has the potential to create profound new sustainability and ethical dilemmas. Addressing these dilemmas requires a redefinition of what constitutes corporate responsibility for some companies.

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Corporate Environmental Performance in Practice

April 3, 2012

Corporate Environmental Performance in Practice

Following up on our feature last week on the increasing integration of ecosystem services within government, investors, and business, BSR Research Manager Linda Hwang reports on how some companies are approaching ecosystem services—either by integrating the idea into decision-making processes at a high level or by applying ecosystem services to specific activities.

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