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Energy and Extractives

These companies are at the nexus of the climate change debate, and many also have developed advanced thinking on sustainable communities, transparency, ethics, and social inclusion.

Energy and Extractives Overview


How We Work


BSR works with clients to improve environmental, social, and governance performance at the operational and corporate levels, and we tap our network of partners in government, civil society, and academia to complement our expertise.



Our Focus


  • Reporting and communications
  • Sustainability strategy design and implementation
  • Water scarcity, climate change, and environmental risks
  • Transparency, ethics, and anticorruption
  • Stakeholder mapping, identification, and engagement
  • Community development strategies and programs
  • Social impact and performance management
  • Human rights assessments and implementation

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Energy and Extractives Members

  • Aura Minerals
  • Barrick Gold Corporation
  • BHP
  • BP International Limited
  • Chevron Corporation
  • Freeport McMoRan Inc.
  • Goldcorp, Inc.
  • Hudbay Minerals
  • IPIECA
  • Kinross Gold Corporation
  • Kosmos Energy Ltd
  • Medco Energi Internasional Tbk
  • New Gold Inc
  • Newmont Mining Corporation
  • Rio Tinto plc
  • Royal Dutch Shell
  • Shell Oil Company
  • Shell Wind Energy Inc.
  • Tahoe Resources Inc.
  • Total SA

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Collaborative Initiatives on Energy and Extractives

Business Action for Women

Business Action for Women

A coalition of business leaders driving progress for women

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Clean Cargo™ Working Group

Clean Cargo™ Working Group

A leading global carrier-shipper initiative dedicated to environmental performance improvement in marine container transport through measurement, evaluation, and reporting

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Future of Fuels

Future of Fuels

A vision of commercial road freight fueled by low-carbon sustainable technology

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Future of Reporting

Future of Reporting

Sharing reporting best practices to improve sustainability performance and enable informed decision-making

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Global Business Coalition Against Human Trafficking

Global Business Coalition Against Human Trafficking

Mobilizing the power, resources, and thought leadership of the business community to end human trafficking, including all forms of forced labor and sex trafficking.

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Green Freight Asia

Green Freight Asia

Green Freight Asia is an industry-led network focused on driving sustainable road freight in the Asia Pacific region to ultimately improve fuel efficiency, reduce CO2e emissions and lower logistics costs across the entire supply chain.

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Healthy Business Coalition

Healthy Business Coalition

Convening cross-industry leaders to expand health and well-being across entire value chains

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Human Rights Working Group

Human Rights Working Group

Working to implement the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights across all industries

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Maritime Anti-Corruption Network

Maritime Anti-Corruption Network

Working toward a maritime industry free of corruption that enables fair trade to the benefit of society at large

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Railsponsible

Railsponsible

Railsponsible is an industry initiative focused on sustainable procurement and aims to continuously improve sustainability practices throughout the railway industry supply chain

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Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance

Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance

Led by BSR, Rocky Mountain Institute, World Resources Institute, and World Wildlife Fund, REBA facilitates solutions among customers, renewable energy suppliers, utilities, and policymakers to transform electricity systems with renewable energy.

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We Mean Business

We Mean Business

Companies and investors creating a low-carbon revolution

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Meet the Team for Energy and Extractives

Farid Baddache

Farid Baddache

Managing Director

Paris


San Francisco


Rosa Kusbiantoro

Rosa Kusbiantoro

Associate Director

Hong Kong


Roger McElrath

Roger McElrath

Associate Director

San Francisco


Tokyo


San Francisco


Alison Taylor

Alison Taylor

Managing Director, Sustainability Management

New York


Paris


Lin Wang

Lin Wang

Director

Shanghai


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Contact the Energy and Extractives team with any questions.

Our Insights on Energy and Extractives

Next-Generation Private-Sector Collaboration for Sustainable Development: Q&A with Neste

Blog

Next-Generation Private-Sector Collaboration for Sustainable Development: Q&A with Neste

We spoke with Neste's sustainability manager about multistakeholder collaboration and its role at the company.

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10 Human Rights Priorities for the Extractives Sector

Primers

10 Human Rights Priorities for the Extractives Sector

A primer on the most relevant, urgent, and probable human rights impacts for the extractives sector and opportunities for positive impact

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Communities First: Top Human Rights Priorities for Extractives Companies

Blog

Communities First: Top Human Rights Priorities for Extractives Companies

These top three opportunities for the extractives industry to make a positive impact on human rights all relate to including and empowering people in the communities where they operate.

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In Defense of Transparency: Why Extractives Companies Should Remain Committed

Blog

In Defense of Transparency: Why Extractives Companies Should Remain Committed

In spite of the U.S. government’s decision to withdraw from the Extractives Industry Transparency Initiative, extractives companies should continue to pursue transparent practices to protect their reputations and licenses to operate.

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