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BSR Insight Archives: 2012 08

Four Questions to Guide Human Rights Reporting

August 28, 2012

Four Questions to Guide Human Rights Reporting

As part of her series on sustainability reporting, BSR Advisory Services Director Virginia Terry, who leads our reporting practice, offers four questions to guide companies’ reporting on human rights.

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Four Ways to Attract Long-Term Investors

August 21, 2012

Attracting Long-Term Investments in Sustainability

It may seem unlikely in our age of rampant short-termism, but a growing number of asset owners and investment managers are focused on long-term investing for sustainability. Mainstream investors like the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (also called CalPERS) believe that a company’s performance on environmental, social, and governance metrics are good predictors of its overall performance for the long term.

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The Case for the Responsible Use of Antibiotics in Food-Producing Animals

August 14, 2012

Antibiotics in the Meat Industry

For years, the meat industry has administered antibiotics to treat sick animals or prevent infections, and antibiotics have also been used to grow animals faster and compensate for overcrowded or unsanitary conditions on farms.

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Climate 2.0: What Is Expected of Business Now?

August 7, 2012

Climate 2.0: What Is Expected of Business Now?

This week, after a month of internal BSR discussions about climate change, we’re inviting you to join us for a climate edition of the Insight.

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Blog

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

BSR Insight

A weekly member-only email newsletter, providing members with expert insights, tools, and analysis on timely global sustainability topics.

BSR Review

A collection of articles, research reports, and opinion pieces written or developed by BSR Sustainable Investment in China Newsletter: Helping investors support sustainable businesses, and helping businesses attract and engage these investors.

Case Studies

Snapshots of our impact working with business to create a just and sustainable world.

Research Reports

Independent, business-critical research to help you stay ahead of the curve and advance corporate responsibility.

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.

Sustainability Matters 

Snapshots of our impact working with business to create a just and sustainable world.

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