Collaborative Initiatives

BSR collaborations bring together more than 400 companies, spanning multiple sectors and geographies, to strengthen company performance, improve markets and industries, and contribute to systemic change for a more just and sustainable world.

Collaborating for Sustainable Development

BSR invites a wide range of stakeholders to partner with us for sustainable development, including companies, grantmakers, advisors, and partners, including external collaborations and alliances. Apply to join one of our current collaborations or raise ideas on collaborative actions your organization would like to participate in developing.

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BSR members and other companies are invited to participate in a wide range of collaborations where you can work with other committed stakeholders to implement impactful solutions to global challenges.

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Grantmakers are invited to contact BSR to explore how our collaborative initiatives align with your own strategic priorities and impact goals, and to investigate how financial support can spark high-impact collaborative movements in partnership with the private sector.

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Advisors and Partners

Advisors and Partners offer critical perspectives, insights, and expertise to ensure that our collaborations advance systemic solutions to global challenges. Please contact BSR if you wish to learn more about our collaborative initiatives and how you might engage.

Alliances and Partnerships

Our cross-sector collaborative initiatives and partnerships ensure that no company is alone in addressing systemic sustainability challenges. Collaboration is a powerful enabler for companies seeking to transform their businesses, while making a meaningful impact.

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Action Coalition on Responsible Technology

Together with key stakeholders, including the UN Human Rights’ B-Tech project, the Global Network Initiative (GNI), Ericsson, Telia Company and BSR, this Action Coalition has been established to support the improvement of human rights due diligence efforts and activities in relation to development and use of digital technologies. BSR is a founding partner.

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Sustainable Apparel Coalition

250 leading apparel, footwear and textile brands, retailers, suppliers, service providers, trade associations, non-profits, NGOs, and academic institutions working to reduce environmental impact and promote social justice throughout the global value chain.

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SME Climate Hub

An initiative of the We Mean Business Coalition, the Exponential Roadmap Initiative, and the United Nations Race to Zero campaign. In collaboration with Normative and the Net Zero team at Oxford University, the SME Climate Hub provides tools and resources to enable SMEs to make a climate commitment, take action, and measure their progress towards emissions reductions.

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Sustainable Freight Buyers Alliance

Unites freight buyers and freight decarbonization initiatives to shift to zero emissions freight transport. BSR is a founding partner.

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We Mean Business Coalition

We Mean Business Coalition is a nonprofit coalition working with the world’s most influential businesses to take action on climate change. Together, the Coalition catalyzes business and policy action to halve emissions by 2030 and accelerate the transition to a net zero economy. The Coalition works with a growing network of funders and partners to mobilize philanthropic funding and invest in portfolios of climate action initiatives to realize this vision at speed and scale.

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