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Membership

You’re in good company with BSR. With more than 20 years of experience from farm to factory to boardroom, we translate ideas into real outcomes that deliver value for business and society.

Member Benefits

As a BSR member, your company will gain access to a powerful global network of member companies, thought leaders, peers, and stakeholders—all focused on creating viable sustainability solutions.


Benefits

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Expertise and Insights

Access to BSR expertise to improve company performance

  • Dedicated account representative, plus access to global staff
  • Customized support (see our menu of engagement options)
  • Annual meeting with BSR account team to discuss strategy and emerging trends
  • Discount of 33 percent on standard consulting rates
  • Unlimited subscriptions to BSR Insight newsletter and participation in members-only Sustainability Matters webinars held year-round

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Collaborative Solutions

Collaborative initiatives to generate sustainability solutions

  • Access to suite of Collaborative Initiatives to learn, work, and drive change across topics, regions, and functional areas
  • Participation in a designated BSR Collaborative Initiatives at no extra cost, or credit to participate in any other BSR initiative
  • Opportunities to participate in global grant-funded Collaborative Initiatives and research

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Networking

Networking opportunities with peers and stakeholders

  • Participation in annual spring events in regions, and series of smaller industry- and issue-based events year-round
  • Access to online Member Center enabling networking among members and customization of content
  • Ongoing networking and discussions through curated online groups on sustainability topics and collaborations
  • Discount on BSR Conference and select events

Eligibility and Dues

Any company that’s committed to improving its sustainability performance is eligible to join BSR. Membership can be initiated at any time, and dues are renewed annually based on an organization's operating budget.

Corporate Members

Corporate membership dues are based on a company’s total consolidated annual revenues for the most recently completed fiscal year for which audited financial statements are available, per the table below.

Annual Revenues
Annual Dues
Less than US$1 billion US$5,500
US$1 billion - less than US$5 billion US$12,000
US$5 billion - less than US$10 billion US$18,000
US$10 billion - less than US$20 billion US$24,000
US$20 billion - less than US$50 billion US$30,000
US$50 billion or more US$36,000

Associate Members

Please note that the Associate Membership is only available to companies with annual gross revenues of less then US$1 billion, or to non-company organizations (e.g., NGOs, nonprofits, and academic institutions). Please refer to the member benefits comparison matrix page to compare Corporate and Associate membership benefits.

  • Associate Membership is available only to companies with annual gross revenues of less then US$1 billion, or to non-company organizations (e.g., NGOs, nonprofits, and academic institutions).
  • Associate membership annual membership dues are US$2,750.
  • BSR retains the right to review associate member candidacy to ensure that membership is mutually beneficial for the entity, BSR, and BSR's member companies.

Illustrative Member List

250+

Global Members

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  • Shell Wind Energy Inc.
  • The Northern Trust Company
  • American Express Company (AmEx)
  • Pearson Inc.
  • eBay Inc.
  • Barrick Gold Corporation
  • Shire Pharmaceuticals
  • Shell Oil Company
  • Mulberry Group
  • Seagate Technology PLC
  • Etsy, Inc.
  • Plantronics, Inc.
  • American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.
  • CSX Transportation
  • IBM Corporation
  • Diageo plc
  • Agility Logistics
  • Grundfos Holding A/S
  • Kosmos Energy Ltd
  • SunEdison LLC
  • Merck & Co., Inc.
  • MTR Corporation Limited
  • Fossil, Inc.
  • Barclays Bank PLC
  • Port Metro Vancouver
  • TUV Rheinland
  • Labcon North America
  • Levi Strauss & Co.
  • APM Terminals
  • NRG Energy, Inc.
  • Brooks Sports
  • Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc.
  • Merck KGaA
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Electrolux AB
  • BNP Paribas S.A.