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Climate Change

Why Climate Transition Plans Must Support a Just Transition

Climate transition plans should describe measures to ensure a just and equitable progression from fossil fuels to renewables. Check out four key components companies should outline in their plans. 

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Human Rights | Technology

Navigating Data Privacy in Post-Roe America

One year since the overturning of Roe v Wade, the policy landscape remains uncertain and active litigation in many states continues to cause confusion for providers and patients.

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Climate Change

How to Engage Suppliers on Scope 3 Reductions

Supplier engagement stands as a critical avenue for reaching net-zero. Here are some common actions businesses have taken to navigate relationships with suppliers and lower scope 3 emissions. 

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Equity, Inclusion, and Justice

The US Supreme Court Ruling on Affirmative Action: A Business Response

The end of affirmative action poses a risk to long-term corporate economic success. We share seven key steps business can take to ensure progress toward a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive economy.

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Climate Change

A Credible Future beyond Growth

A business that thrives within planetary boundaries will need to innovate to address the tension between traditional models and corporate sustainability goals.

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Climate Change | Energy and Extractives

Seven Lessons for the Just Energy Transition

Energy and utilities companies need to plan for a just transition in the move from a carbon-intensive to a net-zero economy. Explore challenges and opportunities for corporate action on the just transition

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Human Rights | Equity, Inclusion, and Justice

Respecting LGBTIQ+ Rights in Turbulent Times

Activists, customers, employees, and investors expect companies who outwardly support the LGBTIQ+ community to credibly advance LGBTIQ+ equality and protect the well-being of workers. Here's how to create lasting impact beyond Pride Month.

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Sustainable Futures Lab | Climate Change | Financial Services | Emerging Issues

Land Value at Risk

What climate justice risks do the insurance industry face, and how can business best build inclusive resilience to these risks?

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Human Rights

Canada’s Modern Slavery Legislation: Key Recommendations for Business

Canada recently adopted legislation targeting modern slavery across corporate supply chains. Members of BSR’s Human Rights team share key provisions of the act and recommendations for business.

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Collaboration

Sustainable Coconut Partnership: Toward a Responsible and Resilient Sector

We discuss the recently launched Sustainable Coconut Partnership, the unique challenges facing farmers, and how it plans to scale impact in the year ahead.

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Financial Services | ESG

Applying an ESG Lens to Crypto

Cryptocurrencies continue to attract investors against the odds. How can businesses approach these opportunities in a way that maximizes their potential for empowerment and inclusivity, while guarding against significant environmental and social concerns?

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Climate Change | Sustainable Futures Lab | Nature | Emerging Issues

Anywhere the Smoke Blows: The Health and Climate Risks of Wildfires

A new understanding of the environmental and health impacts of wildfire has significant implications for the role of business in wildfire prevention, management, and adaptation.

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Climate Change | Business Transformation

Climate Transition Plans That Enable Business Transformation

Stakeholders are issuing calls for companies to disclose how they intend to meet their climate targets via climate transition plans. BSR outlines five characteristics of a transformative climate transition plan that generates long-term value.

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Human Rights | Governance

Embedding Human Rights from Boots to the Boardroom

As new legislation emerges, business leaders will need to manage human rights issues on an ongoing basis. Four steps for implementing long-term human rights action plans.

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Business Transformation | Governance | Climate Change | Boards

Nine Ways to Activate Your Board on Climate

Board oversight on climate-related risks and opportunities is increasingly important. Explore three strategies for activating boards on climate.