Food, beverage, and agriculture businesses embracing ambitious environmental and social commitments can spur innovation, meet evolving consumer preferences, navigate investor scrutiny, and create long-term value for business and society.
They have an opportunity to strengthen the international food system and support the well-being of people and communities while protecting and restoring critical ecosystems by tackling a range of issues, including:
- Farmer livelihoods and living wages for workers
- Community and worker rights, health, and safety
- Forced labor
- Climate change
- Single-use plastics
- Animal welfare
How We Can Help
Adding Value to Your Business and Society
We work with restaurants, retailers, processors, input suppliers, and growers through a variety of offerings, including:
Human rights impact assessments and policy development
Setting meaningful and ambitious sustainability targets
Setting science-based climate targets and implementing Scope 3
Setting living-wage standards
ESG reporting and frameworks
Developing and strengthening sustainable procurement programs
Who We Work With
Investing in Women Workers: How Training has Helped Build Financial Resilience in Shea Supply Chains
For companies looking to improve outcomes for workers in agricultural supply chains, explore key takeaways from a pilot program developed for women in Northern Ghana’s shea supply chains by BSR, the Estée Lauder Companies Charitable Foundation, and partners.
Collective Solutions for Meaningful Impact
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.
Depth of Experience and Knowledge
Our team has extensive boardroom and field experience with food, beverage, and agriculture companies.