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Climate Change | COP27

Accelerating an Inclusive Energy Transition beyond COP27

How can business prepare for increased pressure from stakeholders post COP27? We share key outcomes from the conference. 

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Human Rights | Financial Services

Deciphering EU Regulation on Finance and Human Rights

Here's how taking a human lens to disclosure-oriented regulatory developments can further align business and human rights standards, decrease administrative burden, and improve individual and collective impact.

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Climate Change | COP27 | Energy and Extractives

Just Transition: Navigating Beyond Best Practice

Companies will need to implement best practices to achieve a just transition to a low-carbon economy, but existing frameworks lack focus on equity, inclusion, justice—core components to a just transformation. Explore four approaches to transformational just transition.

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Climate Change | COP27

Calling for Action on Climate Justice at COP27

The communities that have contributed the least to climate change stand to be the most affected. Here's how companies can help advance climate justice. 

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Climate Change | COP27 | Nature

How Business Can Integrate Biodiversity into a Nature Strategy

Biodiversity is gaining increasing attention, driving interest and investment in building solutions. But what is biodiversity, and how could it impact your business?

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Inside BSR

Inside BSR: Q&A with Jonathan Morris

Inside BSR is our monthly series featuring BSR team members from around the world. This month, we connected with Jonathan Morris, an Associate Director based in Paris.

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Energy and Extractives | Sustainable Futures Lab | COP27

How Demand for Critical Minerals Could Lead to Counterintuitive Futures

Rohitesh Dhawan, President and CEO of the International Council on Mining and Metals, shares some of the scenarios he envisions for the future of critical metals and minerals with Jacob Park, Director of the Sustainable Futures Lab.

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Climate Change | Sustainable Futures Lab

Scenarios Reveal the Urgency of Climate Action for The Food, Beverage, and Agriculture Sector

Explore three future climate scenarios for the food, beverage, and agriculture sector, developed to help companies navigate uncertain futures and consider dynamic macro forces in their climate plans.

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Financial Services | Human Rights

Social Unrest: Fixing the “S” of ESG in Private Equity

As sustainable investing and ESG grow in the financial industry, the ESG field is facing increased criticism. Here’s why it’s essential for private equity firms to adopt a human rights-based approach to sustainable investing.

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ESG

Building Competent Boards: ESG Is Not about “Skills-Washing”

Boards need to be equipped with knowledge and frameworks that allow them to understand emerging ESG issues and make informed decisions that contribute to the well-being of companies and society. BSR Managing Director Christine Diamente interviews Helle Bank Jorgensen, CEO and Founder of Competent Boards, to learn more about board training and what's next for board evolution.

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Human Rights

Building Trauma-Informed Workplaces: Recommendations for Business

The Global Business Coalition Against Human Trafficking (GBCAT) recently sat down with three organizations to learn about their programs to employ and empower survivors of human trafficking and their efforts to implement a trauma-informed workplace that enables all employees to thrive. Explore three key findings.

Tech Against Trafficking Summit: How to Leverage Innovation to Tackle Modern Slavery thumnail image
Technology | Human Rights

Tech Against Trafficking Summit: How to Leverage Innovation to Tackle Modern Slavery

The first Tech Against Trafficking Summit gathered 160+ anti-trafficking leaders to discuss opportunities for collaboration and accelerating the impact of innovative technology solutions. We share key takeaways on leveraging technology to combat human trafficking.

The Supply Chain Risk You Didn’t Know About: Navigating Responsible Sourcing in AI thumnail image
Technology | Supply Chain | Human Rights

The Supply Chain Risk You Didn’t Know About: Navigating Responsible Sourcing in AI

Labor risk in Artificial Intelligence (AI) supply chains is an emerging issue that all companies developing, using, or sourcing AI urgently need to consider and address. We share clear actions companies can take on an individual basis to begin assessing potential issues in their respective AI supply chains.

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Inside BSR

Inside BSR: Q&A with Cassie Collier

Inside BSR is our monthly series featuring BSR team members from around the world. This month, we connected with Cassie Collier, a Manager based in New York City.

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Sustainability Management | Financial Services | ESG

Navigating the ESG Ratings Landscape: Five Recommendations for Business

ESG ratings can often raise questions and sometimes frustration among companies. We share five common dilemmas with key recommendations for business.