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The industrials industry is leading the development of sustainable materials and resilient and smart infrastructure to meet growing global needs. At the same time, industrial supply chains, operations, and products face growing sustainability expectations from investors, governments, and other stakeholders.

Industrials Overview


How We Work


BSR works with industrial companies at both the corporate and asset levels across environmental, social, and governance issues. Within in the industry, we are a global leader in developing sustainability strategies, managing stakeholder engagements, promoting human rights, and ensuring sustainable supply chains. In addition, we foster several large-scale and high-impact collaborations between our industry members and their corporate clients.



Our Focus


  • Climate resilience
  • Corporate collaborations 
  • Corporate responsibility governance
  • Customer and market engagement
  • Global strategy and local engagement
  • Human rights
  • Sustainable supply chains

Our Insights on Industrials

10 Human Rights Priorities for the Industrial Manufacturing Sector

Primers

10 Human Rights Priorities for the Industrial Manufacturing Sector

BSR is publishing a brief on the most urgent human rights impacts for the industrial manufacturing sector and opportunities for positive impact.

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Climate Lessons from the Vehicle Industry

Blog

Climate Lessons from the Vehicle Industry

Global automakers and other vehicle manufacturers are in one of the most carbon-intensive industries. And other companies can—and should—look to their holistic approaches to climate action.

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Three Ways to Embed Sustainability in Public-Private Partnerships for U.S. Infrastructure

Blog

Three Ways to Embed Sustainability in Public-Private Partnerships for U.S. Infrastructure

BSR sees investing in U.S. infrastructure as a major opportunity to create employment, upgrade to climate-friendly systems, and build a transportation system fit for a low-carbon economy.

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Industrials Members

  • Brookfield Renewable Partners
  • Carrier Global Corporation
  • Duquesne Light Holdings, Inc.
  • Grundfos Holding A/S
  • Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc.
  • Komatsu Ltd.
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Mercer International Inc.
  • Orbia
  • Reliance Worldwide Corporation Limited
  • Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC)
  • Schneider Electric
  • Steelcase Inc.
  • Transcontinental, Inc.
  • United Technologies Corporation
  • Vinci
  • W.L. Gore and Associates, Inc.

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Collaborative Initiatives on Industrials

Building Responsibly

Building Responsibly

Building Responsibly is a group of leading engineering and construction companies working together to raise the bar in promoting the rights and welfare of workers across the industry.

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Future of Reporting

Future of Reporting

Sharing reporting best practices to improve sustainability performance, enable informed decision-making, and influence the future of the reporting field

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Global Business Coalition Against Human Trafficking

Global Business Coalition Against Human Trafficking

Advancing cross-industry progress to combat modern slavery in global supply chains.

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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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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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Responsible Luxury Initiative™

Responsible Luxury Initiative™

Advancing sustainability practices throughout all luxury industry value chains

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We Mean Business Coalition

We Mean Business Coalition

Companies and investors creating a low-carbon revolution

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Meet the Team for Industrials

Americas


Europe, Middle East, and Africa


Europe, Middle East, and Africa


Paul Holdredge

Paul Holdredge

Director, Industrials and Transport

Americas


Jenna Kowalevsky

Jenna Kowalevsky

Manager, Energy, Extractives, and Industrials

Europe, Middle East, and Africa


Asia-Pacific


Roger McElrath

Roger McElrath

Associate Director

Americas


Jonathan Morris

Jonathan Morris

Associate Director

Europe, Middle East, and Africa


Roberta Pinamonti

Roberta Pinamonti

Associate Director

Asia-Pacific


Beth Richmond

Beth Richmond

Associate Director

Americas


Andrea Serra

Andrea Serra

Associate Director, Sustainability Management

Americas


Aude Ucla

Aude Ucla

Associate Director

Europe, Middle East, and Africa


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