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Sustainability Management

Redefining Business Leadership in a New Environment

As we witness a systematic assault on the foundations for a just and sustainable world, a new question is arising: How do companies and CEOs respond when basic principles are under attack?

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Sustainability Management

Corporate Transparency under a Trump Administration

Three main implications for the future of corporate transparency point to the increasing importance of proactive and strategic approaches.

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Sustainability Management

When the Business Case and Shared Value Aren’t Enough

Yes, businesses have to earn profits and provide a return to their investors, but has the focus on a business case for everything undermined what it means to be a good corporate citizen?

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Sustainability Management

Four Stakeholder Engagement Trends to Watch in 2017

There are clear drivers in today's operating environment for multinationals to rethink their approaches to risk, resilience, and corporate responsibility. Here are four stakeholder trends to pay attention to this year.

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Women’s Empowerment | Technology

Advancing Women’s Empowerment, at Work and Home, through the Technology Sector

By strengthening transparency in reporting and offering innovative products and services for all, ICT companies can help advance women as skilled professionals and empowered individuals.

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Supply Chain | Climate Change

Forging the Missing Link: What the 2017 CDP Supply Chain Report Says About Supplier Engagement

Although in many ways encouraging, our findings in this year's report highlighted the need for urgency.

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Supply Chain

How Good Is Your Sustainable Supply Chain Program?

Sustainable supply chain management means operating in uncertainty, without clear guidance on universal standards on what constitutes best practice. A BSR tool can help companies benchmark their responsible sourcing programs and assess how to improve.

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Climate Change

A Letter to the Trump Administration: Federal Climate Policy Can Boost the Economy

As Trump prepares to move into the Oval Office, we urge his administration to consider the view of business and the resounding support from citizens and governments and pursue a clear federal climate policy.

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Women’s Empowerment

Driving Collective Action on Women’s Empowerment

In partnership with Win-Win Strategies and supported by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, we ask you to join us as we launch Business Action for Women, a collaborative initiative for companies aimed at driving collective action on progress for women.

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Women’s Empowerment | Human Rights | Equity, Inclusion, and Justice | Climate Change

Responsive and Responsible Leadership: A Look Ahead at Davos

Responsible leadership, now more than ever, demands that all of us—as citizens, workers, politicians, and business executives—defend essential values and principles.

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Human Rights | Equity, Inclusion, and Justice | Climate Change

Sustainable Business Leadership in 2017: Game On

Looking ahead to a new year with new conditions, here is our suggested playbook for how business can lead in this new environment.

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Financial Services

Five Ways the Financial Services Industry Can Approach the Sustainable Development Goals

There are many opportunities for financial services companies to fund the SDGs, and they should look at how to integrate the goals into these five areas.

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A Conversation with Joel Makower and Mark ‘Puck’ Mykleby at the BSR Conference 2016

Joel Makower and Mark Mykleby presented the bold ideas of their book "The New Grand Strategy" in a plenary session moderated by Aron Cramer at the BSR Conference 2016.
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Thinking the Unthinkable with Nik Gowing

From the BSR Conference video archives: a speech by Nik Gowing, co-author of "Thinking the Unthinkable" and former BBC news anchor, followed by a conversation with BSR Board Chair Alessandro Carlucci and BSR Non-Executive Board Director Karina Litvack.
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Sustainability and CSR: A Word about Terms

What is CSR, what is sustainability, and why does BSR prefer to use one term over the other?