Creating Shared Solutions to Global Challenges
Businesses, working together and with stakeholders, have the power to tackle systemic challenges related to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) such as climate change, economic inequity, and gender inequality.
Increased collaboration is good for societies, who benefit from the collective reach, resources, and voice of businesses working in common cause. And it is good for businesses, who can build more resilient supply chains, reduce costs and improve productivity, overcome systemic barriers, and enhance brand value.
BSR has over 25 years of experience in designing, implementing, and scaling effective business-led collaborations.
How to Work with Us
1. Join an Existing Collaboration
Choose from a wide range of collaborations where you can work with other committed businesses and stakeholders to implement impactful solutions to global challenges. Our 20 collaborations bring together more than 400 organizations and benefit from BSR’s suite of six services designed to optimize the value to business and society of each collaboration. You can collaborate with peers from sectors such as construction, healthcare, and luxury, or across sectors on common topics such as human rights, women’s empowerment, and reporting.
2. Create or Accelerate a Collaboration: CoLab
To fully achieve the SDGs, the world needs new partnerships of unprecedented scale and ambition between the private sector, governments, and civil society. CoLab is BSR’s incubator and accelerator of private-sector collaboration, mobilizing the collective power of business to solve the world’s biggest sustainability challenges. Through CoLab, you will engage with BSR’s global network of peer companies and thought leaders to ideate, design, and scale game-changing coalitions with transformational impacts. CoLab helps you take a vision for collaboration and turn it into reality.