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Reports Archives October 2012

October 16, 2012

BSR/GlobeScan State of Sustainable Business Poll 2012

Results from the fourth annual "BSR/GlobeScan State of Sustainable Business Poll 2012" outline the progress global business has made on sustainability challenges over the past 20 years, the areas where business is likely to make the most progress over the next 20 years, and key priorities for the year ahead—including human rights and climate. Read more 

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October 15, 2012

Sustainability and Leadership Competencies for Business Leaders

Adam Faruk, Founder, Changing Consciousness; Anita Hoffmann, Founder, Executiva Ltd.

The quality of corporate leadership has come under great scrutiny recently as many have questioned the ability of leaders to articulate and deliver a vision commanding the broad support of investors, customers, employees, and other stakeholders. Read more 

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October 10, 2012

Sustainable Fashion Design: Oxymoron No More?

Susanne LeBlanc, Analyst, Advisory Services, BSR

Design choices are some of the most important levers in creating more sustainable products. From inventing new concepts, selecting materials and construction methods to influencing broader choices about manufacturing and disposal, designers play a key role in achieving sustainability. Read more 

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October 8, 2012

The Sustainability Impacts of Fuel

Any treatment of fuel and sustainability requires consideration of climate change and the dangers it poses to global well-being. Because of these concerns, we have seen an increase in demands for substantial shifts in policy, business practices, and consumer behavior to change our energy mix. Read more 

Download  Topics: Climate Change, Energy, Environment, Transport & Logistics

October 1, 2012

Migrant Workers and the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar: Actions for Business

Guy Morgan, Director, Advisory Services; Julia Beier, Associate, Advisory Services

Hundreds of thousands of international migrant workers will travel to Qatar to build extensive infrastructure from scratch for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Despite laws in place in the country to protect workers, many experts are concerned about potential human rights violations. Read more 

Download  Topics: Human Rights, Labor Migration

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