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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)
  • AXA Group
  • Bank of America Corporation
  • Bloomberg L.P.
  • BNP Paribas S.A.
  • BNY Mellon
  • Brookfield Asset Management, Inc.
  • Edmond de Rothschild Group
  • Franklin Templeton Investments
  • General Atlantic
  • Generation Investment Management LLP
  • Intesa Sanpaolo
  • The Jordan Company
  • KKR & Co. L.P.
  • KSL Capital Partners, LLC
  • Mastercard International Incorporated
  • Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Oak Hill Capital Management LLC
  • Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board
  • PayPal
  • Roark Capital Management, LLC
  • Rockefeller & Company
  • S&P Global Inc.
  • Scotiabank
  • Starwood Capital Group
  • State Street Corporation
  • Tau Investment Management
  • Visa Inc.

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Collaborative Initiatives on Financial Services

Business Action for Women

Business Action for Women

A coalition of business leaders driving progress for women

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Future of Internet Power

Future of Internet Power

An internet powered by 100% renewable energy

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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 Impact Sourcing Coalition

Global Impact Sourcing Coalition

A forum of the world's leading companies committed to incorporate and scale impact sourcing as a business strategy—ending poverty through procurement.

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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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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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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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Meet the Team for Financial Services

San Francisco


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


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

How Business Can Help Close the Financial Inclusion Gender Gap: 2017 Global Findex Takeaways

Blog

How Business Can Help Close the Financial Inclusion Gender Gap: 2017 Global Findex Takeaways

To help close the financial inclusion gender gap, the private sector should support greater account ownership and usage among the women who make up the majority of workers in their supply chains.

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An Exciting New Era for ESG and Socially Responsible Investing in Japan

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An Exciting New Era for ESG and Socially Responsible Investing in Japan

The pro-business Japanese government has doubled down on transparency, helping investors understand a broad set of ESG issues that are material for their investment strategies and enabling social dialogue.

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Financial Needs of Garment Workers in India

Reports

Financial Needs of Garment Workers in India

This report examines the opportunity to expand financial inclusion for women in India’s garment sector by increasing women’s access to and use of mobile financial products and services.

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Four Sustainability Management Trends and Opportunities in the Banking Sector

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Four Sustainability Management Trends and Opportunities in the Banking Sector

How has corporate responsibility in the banking sector changed since the 2008 financial crisis? What more could be done?

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