Equity, Inclusion, and Justice
We sat down with a senior advisor at the Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund to discuss how the private sector and other stakeholders can help prevent vulnerable men, women, and youth from joining terrorist groups.
As we celebrate the 10th anniversary of HERproject, we’re taking a moment to think about what we have achieved and what we have left to do.
Through our recent research on women's economic empowerment in sub-Saharan Africa, we found three main trends that informed our analysis and recommendations for private-sector action.
Supply Chain | Equity, Inclusion, and Justice
Chinese industry is entering a new era in which optimization of resources, labor, and cost is critical. These shifts will require major changes to the way global businesses operate in China.
Industrials | Equity, Inclusion, and Justice
BSR sees investing in U.S. infrastructure as a major opportunity to create employment, upgrade to climate-friendly systems, and build a transportation system fit for a low-carbon economy.
In a month jam-packed with sustainability events, BSR staff seem to be nearly circumnavigating the globe to attend many of them. From the Climate Leadership Conference in Chicago to the 2017 OECD Integrity Forum in Paris, here are the global events that BSR staff are attending and speaking at in March.
Energy and Extractives | Climate Change
Transformations in the U.S. energy sector toward renewable sources have led to increased employment, more efficient energy use, and more. Withdrawing from the Clean Air Act, including the Clean Power Plan, will slow this progress but will not undermine it.
Our new Healthy Business Coalition Innovation Playbook outlines an innovation process to help companies integrate their healthy business strategy into the design of new products, services, and programs.
BSR is pleased to announce its appointment as secretariat of the Global Business Coalition Against Human Trafficking, which provides a collaborative space for companies to advance the fight against modern slavery.
Building Responsibly—our new industry-led collaborative initiative with support from Humanity United—will enable construction and engineering companies to collaborate around their shared values, advance their programs through best-practice sharing, and more.
It matters to business success whether products and companies offer community, societal, and environmental benefits. And these benefits create value—to natural systems and human societies—that can be measured.
Rather than resolving issues as they arise or worsen, the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network now aims to shift the integrity culture of the maritime sector to a point where corruption is no longer entertained as a possibility in any port.
Based on lessons learned from our recent human rights work, we have begun exploring the concept of “human rights by design,” which we believe could be essential for the long-term success of the business and human rights discipline.
Supply Chain | Collaboration | Climate Change
Through the Clean Cargo Working Group, which now represents 85 percent of ocean container shipping volume, we have seen the value to companies in addressing challenges collaboratively.
We're launching a new collaborative initiative to provide a space for practitioners to share learnings, insights, and perspectives and address important questions about the future of sustainability reporting.