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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.

Nov ’12

14

November 14, 2012

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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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Oct ’12

16

October 16, 2012

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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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Oct ’12

9

October 9, 2012

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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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Sep ’12

26

September 26, 2012

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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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Sep ’12

12

September 12, 2012

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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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Sep ’12

5

September 5, 2012

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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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May ’12

2

May 2, 2012

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Sustainability and the New Global Workforce: A Discussion With BSR and Hitachi Data Systems

How can companies harness the power of their sustainability initiatives to help develop and retain tomorrow’s leaders? Similarly, what role should talent management play in realizing a company’s sustainability objectives?

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Apr ’12

4

April 4, 2012

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What to Expect at Rio+20: In Conversation With UNEP and PepsiCo

The year 2012 marks a milestone in the global sustainability process: the 20th anniversary of the UN Conference on Environment and Development, referred to as the Earth Summit. This June, governments and civil society will descend on Rio de Janeiro to review progress since 1992 and generate renewed momentum toward a more equitable, prosperous, and resilient global society.

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Mar ’12

28

March 28, 2012

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Applying Quality Tools to CSR Challenges

CSR practitioners grapple with numerous issues, including energy efficiency, reduced waste, supplier engagement several tiers away, and a strong focus on customer value. The quality world considers these old challenges put in a new context.

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Mar ’12

14

March 14, 2012

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Understanding Water Risk: WRI’s Aqueduct Program

According to some estimates, the collective human demand for water will exceed supply by 40 percent by 2050. The potential water supply shortages will increase food prices, disrupt energy, and undermine business operations around the world. Does your business understand its water-related risks? How will you incorporate these risks into your decision-making processes?

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