Case Studies

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Sustainability Management

Climate Scenarios with the National Association of Corporate Directors

In June 2022, BSR and the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) collaborated on a joint climate scenarios workshop for NACD’s Climate Continuous Learning Cohort, a group of approximately 50 current and future corporate directors. The workshop demonstrated the potential and value of climate scenarios to navigate climate risks and opportunities for boards in an era of increased transparency and duty of care.

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Women’s Empowerment | Supply Chain | Human Rights | Consumer Products

Kering: Italian Women in Luxury Supply Chains

Despite the importance of Italy in luxury supply chains and the high prevalence of women in the workforce, little is known about gender inequalities faced by women working behind the prized “Made in Italy” label. Kering and its family of Italian brands—Bottega Veneta, Gucci, Kering Eyewear, and Pomellato—partnered with BSR to understand the status of women working in their Italian luxury supply chain and identify opportunities to support gender equality in the country.

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Supply Chain | Human Rights

Stora Enso: Human Rights Commitment through Prioritization

For four years, BSR has worked with Stora Enso, a leading forest products company based in Finland, to support the company’s human rights journey.
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Supply Chain | Food, Beverage, and Agriculture | Consumer Products | Climate Change

The Coca-Cola Company: Building a Climate-Resilient Value Chain

The Coca-Cola Company partnered with BSR to examine what climate risk and resilience might mean for its value chain.

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Technology | Climate Change

Creating an Internet Powered by 100 Percent Renewable Energy

In 2012, BSR brought tech leaders together to form the Future of Internet Power, a collaborative initiative working toward a shared vision: an internet powered by 100 percent renewable energy.
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Women’s Empowerment

Empowering 100,000 Women in ANN’s Global Supply Chain

Through its work with BSR and participation in BSR’s HERproject, ANN was able to set—and achieve—its commitment to empower 100,000 women in its global supply chain community between 2012 and 2018.
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Transport and Logistics | Collaboration

The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network: Argentina Collective Action

The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) recently pursued collective action in Argentina, which resulted in the successful adoption of a new regulatory framework for shipping that reduces corruption risks for the industry and elevates the country’s culture of integrity.
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Technology | Sustainability Management | Human Rights

Telia Company: Human Rights Impact Assessments

BSR helped the telecommunications firm Telia Company integrate human rights into business decision-making in two ways: Human Rights Impact Assessments (HRIAs) in six Eurasian markets where the company is exiting and HRIAs in two European markets where the company continues to invest.
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Women’s Empowerment | Human Rights

Instituto Avon and Fundo ELAS: Speak Out Without Fear Fund

This case study was developed by Win-Win Strategies in support of the Investing in Women initiative, a collaboration platform providing companies with opportunities to share, learn, and design effective approaches to women’s empowerment.
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Technology

Measuring the Net Positive Value of ICT in Online Education

This case study, published by BSR’s Center for Technology and Sustainability, examines the the net positive impact of ICT in online education, using as the case study Arizona State University’s current ASU Online education program for undergraduate degrees.
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Technology

Looking Under the Hood: ORION Technology Adoption at UPS

This case study, published by BSR’s Center for Technology and Sustainability, examines UPS’s deployment of ORION, a route-optimization software program for its drivers, and focuses primarily on the challenges related to technology adoption, from development to deployment.
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Technology

Measuring Environmental Benefits of Health Information Technology

This case study, published by BSR’s Center for Technology and Sustainability, examines the environmental benefits and impacts of health IT, focusing on Kaiser Permanente's electronic health records system.
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Sustainability Management

Sharing Sustainability Best Practices Through Executive Workshops

BSR’s executive workshops help companies share best practices, work together to solve problems, and build camaraderie across global sustainability teams.
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Sustainability Management | Equity, Inclusion, and Justice

A Tool for Companies to Make Strategic, Inclusive Community Investments

BSR developed a tool to help leading companies shift from ad hoc philanthropic donations to strategic investments that make sense for both the business and the community.