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Industrials and Utilities

The industrials and utilities industries are leading the development of sustainable materials, low-carbon and renewable technologies, and resilient and smart infrastructure to meet growing global needs. At the same time, industrial and utility supply chains, operations, and products face growing sustainability expectations from investors, governments, and other stakeholders.

Industrials and Utilities Overview


How We Work


BSR works with industrial and utility 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
  • Renewable energy
  • Reporting and transparency
  • Sustainable supply chains

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Industrials and Utilities Members

  • Arup
  • Brookfield Renewable Partners
  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • Duke Energy Corporation
  • Edison International
  • ENEL SPA
  • Fortive
  • Grundfos Holding A/S
  • Hofor
  • Hydro-Québec
  • Komatsu Ltd.
  • NRG Energy, Inc.
  • Ørsted
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC)
  • Saur
  • Sempra Energy
  • Stantec Inc.
  • Vattenfall AB
  • Vinci

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Collaborative Initiatives on Industrials and Utilities

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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Business Action for Women

Business Action for Women

A coalition of business leaders driving progress for women

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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 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, 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

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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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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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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Net Positive Project

Net Positive Project

Working for a world where companies drive financial success and create "net positive" impacts by putting back more into society, the environment, and the global economy than they take out

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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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Responsible Luxury Initiative™

Responsible Luxury Initiative™

Advancing sustainability practices throughout all luxury industry value chains

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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 Industrials and Utilities

Dunstan Allison-Hope

Dunstan Allison-Hope

Managing Director

San Francisco


Farid Baddache

Farid Baddache

Managing Director

Paris


San Francisco


Rosa Kusbiantoro

Rosa Kusbiantoro

Associate Director

Hong Kong


Shanghai


Roger McElrath

Roger McElrath

Associate Director

San Francisco


Paris


Jeremy Prepscius

Jeremy Prepscius

Vice President, Asia-Pacific

Hong Kong


New York


San Francisco


Alison Taylor

Alison Taylor

Managing Director, Sustainability Management

New York


Paris


Copenhagen


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Contact the Industrials and Utilities team with any questions.

Our Insights on Industrials and Utilities

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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10 Human Rights Priorities for the Power and Utilities Sector

Primers

10 Human Rights Priorities for the Power and Utilities Sector

This primer lays out the most relevant, urgent, and probable human rights impacts for the power and utilities sector and opportunities for positive impact.

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The Human Rights Implications of the Renewable Energy Transition

Blog

The Human Rights Implications of the Renewable Energy Transition

We can expect the intersection between human rights and renewable energy to become increasingly relevant in our near future, and we invite you to be a part of this trend by integrating the human rights agenda into your business practices.

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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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