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BSR Insight Archives: 2012 09

Human Rights Training: Who Needs It, What They Need to Know, and How It Should Work

September 25, 2012

Integrating Human Rights Through Effective Training

Since the emergence of the Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights, companies have started thinking about how to apply the principles in daily operations. An important part of this is ensuring that each employee understands what human rights are, how they relate to the company as a whole, and what they mean in terms of individual responsibilities.

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Implementing Sustainable Agriculture in Walmart China’s Supply Chain

September 18, 2012

Sustainable Agriculture in Walmart China’s Supply Chain

Establishing sustainable supply chain programs requires an approach that is both standardized—something that can be rolled out among numerous suppliers—and flexible enough to account for local needs.

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What Total Cost of Ownership Offers Sustainable Procurement

September 11, 2012

Total Cost of Ownership and Sustainable Purchasing

Since the launch of BSR’s Center for Sustainable Procurement, we have been exploring how purchasing managers can wrangle sustainability data to make decisions about the products they buy.

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Why Health Care Needs a New Business Model

September 4, 2012

Why Health Care Needs a New Business Model

While the health care industry has found profitable ways to address many of the world’s heath needs, there are gaps when it comes to certain types of diseases, certain markets, and certain populations.

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