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Financial Services

Financial services companies play a unique role in corporate responsibility and sustainability: They must address their own corporate responsibility, and they must invest in and serve clients in ways that promote sustainable, ethical, and responsible growth across the entire economy.

Financial Services Overview


How We Work


BSR members include the majority of the world’s largest financial services companies. We support them in addressing core corporate responsibility topics and sector-specific issues, and connecting environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues affecting other sectors to financial services companies.



Our Focus


  • Corporate ESG integration
  • Disclosure and transparency
  • Responsible investing
  • Financial education, literacy, and access
  • Governance and ethics
  • Sustainable supply chain


Resources


Financial Services Members

  • American Express Company (AmEx)
  • The ANZ Banking Group Limited
  • AXA Group
  • Bank of America Corporation
  • Barclays Bank PLC
  • Bloomberg L.P.
  • BNP Paribas S.A.
  • BNY Mellon
  • Edmond de Rothschild Group
  • Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Generation Investment Management LLP
  • KKR & Co. L.P.
  • MasterCard Worldwide, Inc.
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Oak Hill Capital Management LLC
  • Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board
  • PayPal
  • Rockefeller & Company
  • S&P Global Inc.
  • Scotiabank
  • State Street Corporation
  • Tau Investment Management
  • Visa Inc.
  • Brookfield Asset Management, Inc.

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Collaborative Initiatives on Financial Services

HERproject

HERproject

Unlocking the full potential of women working in global supply chains through workplace programs promoting health, financial inclusion, and gender equality

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Meet the Team for Financial Services

New York


Chhavi Ghuliani

Chhavi Ghuliani

Associate Director

New York


Laura Gitman

Laura Gitman

Senior Vice President

New York


John Hodges

John Hodges

Managing Director

New York


David Korngold

David Korngold

Associate Director

New York


Tokyo


Peter Nestor

Peter Nestor

Associate Director

San Francisco


Jeremy Prepscius

Jeremy Prepscius

Vice President, Asia-Pacific

Hong Kong


Copenhagen


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Contact the Financial Services team with any questions.

Our Insights on Financial Services

Activist Investors and the Rise of Short-Termism 2.0

Blog

Activist Investors and the Rise of Short-Termism 2.0

The rise of hedge fund activist investors is making it more challenging for companies to focus on long-term value creation.

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10 Human Rights Priorities for the Financial Sector

Primers

10 Human Rights Priorities for the Financial Sector

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

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New BSR Report: Scaling Clean Energy through Financial Industry Collaboration

Blog

New BSR Report: Scaling Clean Energy through Financial Industry Collaboration

The transition to a low-carbon economy is underway. How can the financial services industry collaborate to scale clean energy finance?

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Scaling Finance for Clean Energy: Collaborative Solutions for a New Economy

Reports

Scaling Finance for Clean Energy: Collaborative Solutions for a New Economy

This report highlights how collaboration with the financial services industry can help address three specific market barriers to scaling action on clean energy.

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