Events Archive

June 25, 2014
6:00 am-7:00 am

Women’s Empowerment

A New Approach for the New Generation of Women Workers (U.S. East Coast, Europe, South America)

In this webinar, BSR will explore how brands and factories operating in China can participate in our newest project, Women in Factories, funded by the Walmart Foundation. To accommodate our global audience, this webinar will be held at two different times.

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June 18, 2014
8:00 am-9:00 am

Webinar

Human Rights

Addressing Child Labor in Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in the DRC

Join BSR for a members-only webinar with Pact and Boeing on the importance of corporate engagement in addressing child labor in artisanal and small-scale mining.

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June 4, 2014
8:00 am-9:00 am

Webinar

Supply Chain

Every Buyer Can Be a Sustainable Buyer: The Center for Sustainable Procurement

This members-only webinar will explore BSR's Center for Sustainable Procurement and share insights from experts on how sustainability can be incorporated into the procurement process.

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May 14, 2014
8:00 am-9:00 am

Webinar

Sustainability Management

Evolving Frameworks: Strategies for Sustainability Reporting

In this members-only webinar, BSR will explore what the evolving sustainability reporting frameworks mean for companies, with insights from SABIC and BNY Mellon.

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April 2, 2014
8:00 am-9:00 am

Webinar

Technology | Human Rights

Ranking Digital Rights: A New Platform for the ICT Sector

In this members-only webinar, we explore the new Ranking Digital Rights project, which will help information and communications technology companies improve their freedom of expression and privacy policies, as well as inform investors, consumers, advocates, and policymakers.

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February 19, 2014
8:00 am-9:00 am

Webinar

Healthcare

Business and Population Health: CSR’s Next Frontier

This webinar will explore how CSR can be mobilized to strengthen corporate engagement on health and wellness and discuss BSR's latest research on the issues.

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February 12, 2014
8:00 am-9:00 am

Webinar

Consumer Products

Creating Business Value Through Sustainable Lifestyles

In this webinar, we'll explore the tool that the Sustainable Lifestyles Frontier Group, a collaboration among BSR, Futerra Sustainability Communications, and several companies, has developed to help CSR practitioners build the case internally for sustainable products and processes that encourage sustainable lifestyles.

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January 22, 2014
8:00 am-9:00 am

Webinar

Supply Chain

Health and Fire Safety in Bangladesh: Foundations for Solutions

This members-only webinar will focus on the importance of investments in people, behavior change and incentives-based interventions, and community engagement to make supply chains safer for workers.

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October 17, 2013
5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Webinar

Supply Chain | Industrials

The Changing Face of Manufacturing in China

Join BSR, IKEA, and Jabil for a BSR members-only Sustainability Matters webinar—held at two times to accommodate our global audience—for a discussion on future trends in manufacturing in China and the opportunities and challenges for companies as they navigate this shifting landscape.

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July 10, 2013
8:00 am-9:00 am

Webinar

Financial Services

Redefining Corporate Value: The Future of Sustainability Ratings

Corporate sustainability ratings, rankings, and indexes are a potentially powerful force in influencing the behavior of financial markets and the companies that depend on them.

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June 19, 2013
8:00 am-9:00 am

Webinar

Supply Chain

Responsible Sourcing in Bangladesh: Lessons from Rana Plaza

In the weeks since the building collapse that killed more than 1,000 apparel workers in Bangladesh, BSR has expressed our view that this tragedy arose from a systemic failure. Lasting solutions to prevent further calamities—and ensure fair treatment of workers—require that business, government, civil society, and consumers take action on many different fronts.

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May 8, 2013
8:00 am-9:00 am

Webinar

Women’s Empowerment | Financial Services

Investing in Women’s Empowerment in Trade Zones: Research from BSR

In 2010 and 2011, BSR worked with the World Bank Group’s International Finance Corporation (IFC) to identify and reduce gender-based barriers to economic progress. Through our research partnership, we documented practical examples and recommendations on how to use special economic zones to promote better gender-adjusted labor practices and business performance.

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April 24, 2013
8:00 am-9:00 am

Webinar

Financial Services

Conflict Minerals: What to Expect When You’re Expecting to Report

In this webinar, we will hear from NGOs and investors on what they will be looking for in companies’ conflict minerals reports and what they will do to encourage best reporting practices.

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April 3, 2013
8:00 am-9:00 am

Webinar

Human Rights

Integrating Human Rights into Business: Reports from the Front Line

This is the second in a series of BSR members-only webinars exploring the challenges and expectations for businesses as they implement the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

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March 27, 2013
8:00 am-9:00 am

Webinar

Transport and Logistics

Innovative Approaches to Tackling Corruption Risks

Despite significant advances in both anti-corruption laws and companies' internal programs, corruption continues to be consistently rated as one of today's top business risks. Join us for a BSR members-only webinar to learn more about how your company can move beyond compliance on this critical topic area.

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December 13, 2012
8:00 am-12:00 am

Webinar

Nature

Environmental Performance 2.0: What Companies Need to Know About Ecosystem Services

In 2012, ecosystem services moved from an emerging issue to become part of international corporate best practice. Join corporate practitioners and BSR experts as we discuss the ecosystem services domain and how companies are responding.

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December 5, 2012
8:00 am-9:00 am

Webinar

Sustainability Management

Business Travel Sustainability Working Group

Business travel is the most commonly reported climate impact area outside of companies’ direct operations. Yet the majority of companies lack the necessary systems, tools, and visibility to drive efficient and sustainable travel.

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November 14, 2012
8:00 am-9:00 am

Webinar

Human Rights

Human Rights Law: At the Intersection of Global Business

This webinar will explain the international legal framework for human rights, how they are enforced around the world, and how they intersect with global business.

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October 16, 2012
8:00 am-9:00 am

Webinar

Transport and Logistics | Energy and Extractives

The Future of Fuels: Managing the Impacts of Energy for Transportation

The energy system is changing fundamentally, with energy consumption set to rise by around 40 percent by 2030 and a recent boom in fuel technology innovation—from the rapid expansion of shale gas production, to the rise in vehicle electrification, to the growth in advanced techniques for production from oil sands.

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October 9, 2012
8:00 am-9:00 am

Webinar

Sustainability Management

New French Reporting Law: What Does It Mean for Foreign Companies?

France has just issued a comprehensive new law, requiring both French and foreign companies to report on more than 32 sustainability indicators spanning environmental, social, and financial performance.

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September 26, 2012
8:00 am-9:00 am

Webinar

Sustainability Management

Sustainable Urban Growth in New Geographies

We live in an era of rapid urbanization. Growing cities of today will be the major urban centers of tomorrow. How can business help ensure sustainable urban living? How can business, government, and civil society collaborate to support sustainability? How can cities continue to evolve and respond to the multi-faceted challenges associated with transportation infrastructure, energy use, food availability, and other aspects of urban life?

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September 12, 2012
8:00 am-9:00 am

Webinar

Healthcare

Cross-Sector Global Health Partnerships: Understanding the Strengths and Challenges

Cross-sector partnerships among the pharmaceutical industry and NGOs, government, and other sectors have emerged as a dynamic and significant vehicle for addressing global health challenges.

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September 5, 2012
8:00 am-9:00 am

Webinar

SEC Rules on Conflict Minerals: Now What?

This webinar will bring together industry, nonprofit, and multilateral experts to discuss the new rules, how they may affect company actions, and the potential impact on conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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