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Collaboration

Our powerful global network of member companies, cross-sector collaborative initiatives, and grant-funded partnerships ensures that no company is alone in addressing sustainability challenges.

Current Initiatives

BSR member companies can use their Engagement Options to partly or fully cover the cost of joining a BSR Collaborative Initiative.

Center for Technology and Sustainability
Center for Technology and Sustainability

Center for Technology and Sustainability

Advancing the deployment of technology solutions that address humanity’s most pressing environmental challenges

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Clean Cargo Working Group
Clean Cargo Working Group

Clean Cargo Working Group

A leading global carrier-shipper initiative dedicated to environmental performance improvement in marine container transport through measurement, evaluation, and reporting

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Future of Fuels
Future of Fuels

Future of Fuels

A vision of commercial road freight fueled by low-carbon sustainable technology

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Future of Internet Power
Future of Internet Power

Future of Internet Power

An internet powered by 100% renewable energy

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Global Impact Sourcing Coalition
Global Impact Sourcing Coalition

Global Impact Sourcing Coalition

A forum of the world's leading companies committed to incorporate and scale impact sourcing as a business strategy—ending poverty through procurement.

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Green Freight Asia
Green Freight Asia

Green Freight Asia

Green Freight Asia is an industry-led network focused on driving sustainable road freight in the Asia Pacific region to ultimately improve fuel efficiency, reduce CO2e emissions and lower logistics costs across the entire supply chain.

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Healthcare Working Group
Healthcare Working Group

Healthcare Working Group

Improving the industry’s understanding and practice in corporate responsibility, with a focus on access to healthcare

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Healthy Business Coalition
Healthy Business Coalition

Healthy Business Coalition

Convening cross-industry leaders to expand health and wellness across entire value chains

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HERproject
HERproject

HERproject

Improving women’s lives through access and knowledge

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Human Rights Working Group
Human Rights Working Group

Human Rights Working Group

Working to implement the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights across all industries

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Investing in Women
Investing in Women

Investing in Women

Identifying opportunities for collective business action on women’s empowerment

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Maritime Anti-Corruption Network
Maritime Anti-Corruption Network

Maritime Anti-Corruption Network

Working toward a maritime industry free of corruption that enables fair trade to the benefit of society at large

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Myanmar Responsible Sourcing
Myanmar Responsible Sourcing

Myanmar Responsible Sourcing

Helping companies entering Asia’s frontier market align business needs with the opportunity to shape the country’s sustainable development

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Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services Group
Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services Group

Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services Group

Strategic engagement for companies on managing impacts and dependencies on natural capital, biodiversity, and ecosystem services

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Net Positive Project

Net Positive Project

Working for a world where companies drive financial success and create "net positive" impacts by putting back more into society, the environment, and the global economy than they take out.

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Procurement Leadership Group
Procurement Leadership Group

Procurement Leadership Group

Creating new opportunities for companies by incorporating sustainability into everyday procurement practices

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Railsponsible

Railsponsible

Railsponsible is an industry initiative focused on sustainable procurement and aims to continuously improve sustainability practices throughout the railway industry supply chain

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Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance

Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance

Led by BSR, Rocky Mountain Institute, World Resources Institute, and World Wildlife Fund, REBA facilitates solutions among customers, renewable energy suppliers, utilities, and policymakers to transform electricity systems with renewable energy.

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Resilience and Adaptation Initiative
Resilience and Adaptation Initiative

Resilience and Adaptation Initiative

Building resilience to climate change risks for businesses and communities

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Responsible Luxury Initiative
Responsible Luxury Initiative

Responsible Luxury Initiative

Advancing ethical, social, environmental, and human rights practices throughout all luxury industry value chains

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Sustainable Lifestyles Frontier Group
Sustainable Lifestyles Frontier Group

Sustainable Lifestyles Frontier Group

Seizing today’s opportunity for business to enable sustainable lifestyles globally

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We Mean Business
We Mean Business

We Mean Business

Companies and investors creating a low-carbon revolution

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Women in Factories China Program
Women in Factories China Program

Women in Factories China Program

Women make up a majority of China’s manufacturing sector, and businesses that invest in women’s skills, capacity, and empowerment will be better equipped to succeed

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Previous Initiatives

Betterwork Buyers Forum

An opportunity for international buyers to collaborate with key stakeholders to improve labor standards and competitiveness in global supply chains

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CiYuan

Building cross-sector partnerships to enhance social investment in China

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DR-CAFTA Responsible Competitiveness

Making the business case for responsible labor in Central America and the Dominican Republic

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Future of Stakeholder Engagement

Helping companies understand current trends in stakeholder engagement around the world

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Licensing Working Group

The Licensing Working Group brought together licensors and licensees to develop tools and resources to help the industry uphold social and environmental standards, address the root causes behind non-compliance, and ensure that compliance is managed systematically across the entire licensing supply chain. This Collaborative Initiative is no longer active.

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Medical Devices Working Group

At the nexus of technology and healthcare, the medical device industry faces a host of sustainability challenges, including product lifecycle, environmental safety, supply chain management, transparency, health systems in emerging markets, and more.

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Migration Linkages

Migration Linkages is an initiative to help protect the rights of migrant workers who are moving between developing countries.

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Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Initiative

The Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Initiative (PSCI) is a group of pharmaceutical and healthcare companies who share a vision of better, social, environmental and economic outcomes in the communities where we buy.

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Sustainability Reporting Initiative

Helping companies better understand current trends in sustainability reporting around the world

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