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Center for Business and Social Justice

Building partnership that advances corporate action for a more just society.


To advance social justice and equity by mobilizing and equipping companies to take a systemic and intersectional approach.

How Companies Are Considering Social Justice Approaches

The following visual notes come from a focus group in 2022 with BSR Members. BSR held several focus groups with civil society organizations as well as BSR Members to inform the strategic direction and priorities of the Center for Business and Social justice. Focus group illustration by Sam Scipio.

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How Center for Business and Social Justice Can Help

Adding Value to Your Business and Society

The Center works with BSR’s membership, and the broader private sector, across four main pillars of action:

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Research and Thought Leadership

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Capacity Building

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Strategic Action

Advisory Council

The Center’s Advisory Council is a multi-stakeholder, non-governing group comprised of BSR members, civil society partners, and other stakeholders who support the Center’s efforts to drive private sector impact on current and emerging social justice causes. The following members make up our inaugural Advisory Council.

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The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. logo
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Merck & Co., Inc. logo
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Sustainability Insights

Our Experts

Depth of Experience and Knowledge

Our Focus Area team consists of global experts across multiple focus areas, bringing a depth of experience and knowledge to integrating focus areas and sustainability strategies.

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Jen Stark

Co-Director, Center for Business and Social Justice

Washington, D.C.

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Jarrid Green

Co-Director, Center for Business and Social Justice

Washington, D.C.

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Ashley Lin

Manager, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice

New York

Participation is open to all BSR members.