Case Studies

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BSR Membership: A Global Network of Sustainability Leaders

BSR is proud to support and partner with our powerful network of member companies, who share with us a focus on building a just and sustainable world. We work every day to provide our member companies with value based on the insights, expertise, and relationships we've built through years of hands-on work in the field.
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Financial Services

Sumitomo Trust and Banking: A Sustainable Investment Strategy for China

Our research and analysis enabled Sumitomo to create a new investment model and achieve outstanding performance that has attracted significant attention and serves as a role model for investors in China.
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Transport and Logistics

Maersk Line: Developing a ‘Future-Proofed’ Sustainability Strategy

We helped Maersk Line set a strong sustainability vision supported by clear objectives: reducing carbon-dioxide emissions by 25 percent by 2015 and striving for zero sulfur-dioxide emissions.
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Energy and Extractives

ExxonMobil: Early Planning for Sustainable Economic Development

For the Papua New Guinea Liquefied Natural Gas Project, we helped ExxonMobil create sustainable economic development programs focused on workforce and supplier development and strategic community investments.
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Consumer Products

Best Buy: A Focus on Delivering Solutions and Sustainability

We analyzed more than 60 issues and conducted more than 60 interviews to create a strategy and goals focused on four Best Buy priorities: Product Stewardship, Sustainability Solutions, Access, and Inspired Workplace.
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Technology | Energy and Extractives

Leading Business Action on Conflict Minerals

In the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), where armed conflict has claimed more than 5.4 million lives over the past 15 years, militant groups controlling most of the region's mines use the trade in tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold as important sources of funding. At the same time, this trade—which feeds into complex supply chains for products ranging from cell phones and cutting tools to jet engines and jewelry—is an important source of income for a million people in the region.
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Transport and Logistics | Sustainability Management

Nestlé Waters North America: Strengthening Dialogue with Communities

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Supply Chain | Climate Change

Walmart: Improving Supplier Energy Efficiency