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Resilience and Adaptation Initiative

Building resilience to climate change risks for businesses and communities

Resilience and Adaptation Initiative Overview


Our Mission


BSR’s Resilience and Adaptation Initiative (READI) is a new corporate platform in which businesses can develop practical strategies for enhancing resilience to climate risk across the value chain, while also improving their ability to catalyze broader societal resilience. 



Why Join?


  • Increase understanding of and ability to assess climate risk, as well as opportunities for resilience and adaptation through active collaboration with other companies and key stakeholders
  • Engage with other business leaders on strategies, pilot testing, and scaling solutions for climate-resilient companies
  • Assess and make practical use of the latest authoritative, thought-leading insights from across the climate and business communities in order to understand the company's exposure to risk and how to address the risk by building adaptive capacity
  • Contribute to thought and practice leadership on climate change resilience through facilitated discussions, partnership building, papers, and articles


Resources


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Our Insights on Resilience and Adaptation Initiative

The Human Rights Implications of the Renewable Energy Transition

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The Human Rights Implications of the Renewable Energy Transition

We can expect the intersection between human rights and renewable energy to become increasingly relevant in our near future, and we invite you to be a part of this trend by integrating the human rights agenda into your business practices.

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Next Steps for the (Former) Members of the Business Advisory Councils

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Next Steps for the (Former) Members of the Business Advisory Councils

In the wake of yesterday’s collapse of the advisory councils assembled by Donald Trump, here are five key principles for the business leaders who were on the councils to help define and promote a thriving economy.

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Climate Risk and Resilience: South African Companies Paving the Way

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Climate Risk and Resilience: South African Companies Paving the Way

When it comes to taking a comprehensive approach to climate change risk management, these South African companies across industries are leading the way.

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The State of Sustainable Business in 2017: Results from the Ninth Annual BSR/GlobeScan Survey

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The State of Sustainable Business in 2017: Results from the Ninth Annual BSR/GlobeScan Survey

The results of this year's BSR/GlobeScan State of Sustainable Business Survey remind us of the need for business to redefine the sustainability agenda and lead in today's dynamic environment.

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