Case Studies

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Supply Chain

Purchasing Higher Quality Paint to Save Cost and Make the Case for Sustainability

Of the 5,200 buildings Telenor Real Estate maintains in Norway, most are small buildings made to house technical equipment. For this reason, most of them are situated on islands, along coastlines, on mountaintops, and in other areas with harsh weather.
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Technology | Human Rights

Vodafone: Respecting Human Rights in the Digital World

Vodafone, the world's second-largest mobile operator, engaged BSR to help align its human rights strategy with the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.
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Technology | Human Rights

Telefónica: Assessing Human Rights Risks and Opportunities

BSR worked with the Spanish telecommunications company Telefónica to assess its human rights impacts, risks, and opportunities in each of its 16 operating regions.
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Technology

CTIA: Outlining How Wireless Technology Drives Sustainability

CTIA—The Wireless Association commissioned BSR to investigate the benefits of wireless technology for the environment and society and to provide insights on the risks and challenges of widespread adoption.
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Sustainability Management | Energy and Extractives

Twin Metals Minnesota: Using Early Stakeholder Engagement to Improve Strategy

By helping Twin Metals Minnesota engage early with a broad set of stakeholders for its development of an underground copper mine, BSR worked with the company to integrate stakeholder ideas into a more robust sustainability strategy for the company as a whole.
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Sustainability Management

BSR Conference 2010: ‘Innovate. Integrate. Inspire.’

The BSR Conference 2010 'Innovate. Integrate. Inspire.' brought together more than 1,100 senior business executives, entrepreneurs, and leaders from the public sector and civil society to connect with their peers and define the business models essential for future success.
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Driving Innovation Through Partnerships

Since BSR's founding, we have been strongly committed to achieving our mission through powerful partnerships. BSR's Partnership Development team is dedicated to catalyzing collaboration between business and social and environmental innovators in the public and nonprofit sectors to make progress on systemic sustainable development challenges.
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Creating Business Opportunity by Tackling Sustainable Consumption

By nearly any measure, the way we consume natural resources is unsustainable: Research suggests that we are currently using 50 percent more natural resources than the Earth can sustain.
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Actionable Research on Sustainability

Our Research team tracks emerging trends and solutions central to building sustainable business. We aim to help business leaders stay ahead of the curve and shape future-oriented decisions on a wide range of challenges, from energy management, to sustainable consumption, to human rights.