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Sustainability Matters Webinar Event Archive

Our members-only webinar series featuring interactive discussions with BSR experts and other global thought leaders in business and sustainability.

Jan ’14

22

January 22, 2014

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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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Oct ’13

17

October 17, 2013

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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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Jul ’13

10

July 10, 2013

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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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Jun ’13

19

June 19, 2013

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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 ’13

8

May 8, 2013

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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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Apr ’13

24

April 24, 2013

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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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Apr ’13

3

April 3, 2013

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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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Mar ’13

27

March 27, 2013

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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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Dec ’12

13

December 13, 2012

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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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Dec ’12

5

December 5, 2012

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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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