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You’re in good company with BSR. With 25 years of experience from farm to factory to boardroom, we translate ideas into real outcomes that deliver value for business and society.


Member Benefits

As a BSR member, your company will gain access to a powerful global network of member companies, thought leaders, peers, and stakeholders—all focused on creating viable sustainability solutions.

Benefits Overview

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Expertise and Insights

Access to BSR expertise to improve company performance

  • Dedicated account representative, plus access to global staff
  • Customized support (see our menu of engagement options)
  • Annual meeting with BSR account team to discuss strategy and emerging trends
  • Discount of 33 percent on standard consulting rates
  • Unlimited subscriptions to BSR Insight newsletter and participation in members-only Sustainability Matters webinars held year-round

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Collaborative Solutions

Collaborative initiatives to generate sustainability solutions

  • Access to suite of Collaborative Initiatives to learn, work, and drive change across topics, regions, and functional areas
  • Participation in a designated BSR Collaborative Initiatives at no extra cost, or credit to participate in any other BSR initiative
  • Opportunities to participate in global grant-funded Collaborative Initiatives and research

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Networking

Networking opportunities with peers and stakeholders


Spark Members

These Spark Members are partnering with BSR on a deeper level to redefine sustainable business.


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Illustrative Member List

250+

Global Members

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  • The Carlyle Group LP
  • Keysight Technologies
  • Silicon Valley Bank
  • Transcontinental Inc.
  • Avery Dennison Corporation
  • Toshiba Corporation
  • BT Group plc
  • Kering
  • Fastly, Inc
  • PLDT, Inc.
  • OIA Global
  • NIKE, Inc.
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Freeport McMoRan Inc.
  • Duquesne Light Holdings, Inc.
  • Zurich Insurance Group Ltd.
  • VF Corporation
  • Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board
  • Fujitsu Limited
  • Sodexo
  • LinkedIn Corporation
  • Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC)
  • The Blackstone Group
  • Ann Inc.
  • Amazon.com, Inc.
  • TikTok
  • Boden
  • Grundfos Holding A/S
  • Akamai Technologies, Inc.
  • AppHarvest
  • FedEx Netherlands B.V.
  • Bayer AG
  • Marks and Spencer p.l.c.
  • Booking Holdings
  • Dassault Systemes SE
  • Bloomin’ Brands, Inc.

Eligibility and Dues

Any company that’s committed to improving its sustainability performance is eligible to join BSR. Membership can be initiated at any time, and dues are renewed annually based on an organization's operating budget.

Corporate Members

Corporate membership dues are based on a company’s total consolidated annual revenues for the most recently completed fiscal year for which audited financial statements are available, per the table below.

Effective October 1, 2019

Annual Revenues
Annual Dues
Less than US$5 billion US$14,000
US$5 billion - less than US$10 billion US$22,000
US$10 billion - less than US$20 billion US$28,000
US$20 billion - less than US$50 billion US$35,000
US$50 billion or more US$42,000

Associate Members

Please note that the Associate Membership is only available to companies with annual gross revenues of less than US$1 billion, or to non-company organizations (e.g., NGOs, nonprofits, and academic institutions). Please refer to the member benefits comparison matrix page to compare Corporate and Associate membership benefits.

  • Associate Membership is available only to companies with annual gross revenues of less then US$1 billion, or to non-company organizations (e.g., NGOs, nonprofits, and academic institutions).
  • Associate membership annual membership dues are US$4,000.
  • BSR retains the right to review associate member candidacy to ensure that membership is mutually beneficial for the entity, BSR, and BSR's member companies.

Spotlight on Our Members

How Do We Measure the Impact of Our Membership?

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How Do We Measure the Impact of Our Membership?

More than 250 companies in nearly 30 countries, spanning 10 industry sectors, representing more than US$2.6 trillion in revenue and more than 15 million employees: This is how we scale our impact at a global level.

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Our Theory of Change: The Rationale Behind BSR’s Open Membership Policy

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Our Theory of Change: The Rationale Behind BSR’s Open Membership Policy

We believe in working with business to truly create a more just and sustainable world. We can’t do that if we only work with the small percentage of companies who are already 100 percent committed.

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Top 10 Reasons to Be a BSR Member

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Top 10 Reasons to Be a BSR Member

Why is it that more than 250 of the world’s largest and most influential companies have chosen to work with us to build a better world? These are the top 10 reasons that we hear from members the most.

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Reflections on the BSR Member Spotlight Series: A Conversation with BSR Vice President Laura Gitman

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Reflections on the BSR Member Spotlight Series: A Conversation with BSR Vice President Laura Gitman

To wrap up our series of conversations with leaders from BSR member companies, our Vice President and head of global membership discussed her insights on the themes in how companies are focusing on sustainability today and the biggest changes she's seen over the past decade.

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BSR Member Spotlight: Alice Steenland, Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer, AXA

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BSR Member Spotlight: Alice Steenland, Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer, AXA

We spoke with French insurance company AXA's chief corporate responsibility officer about how the company is applying its risk-analysis and trends-forecasting expertise to empower people to live better lives.

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BSR Member Spotlight: Mai Oldgard, Senior Vice President, Head of Sustainability, Telenor Group

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BSR Member Spotlight: Mai Oldgard, Senior Vice President, Head of Sustainability, Telenor Group

Telenor's Mai Oldgard spoke to us about the telecommunications company's approach to sustainability and how this has been applied in Myanmar and Pakistan, specifically.

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BSR Member Spotlight: Yuri Itoh, Senior Manager, CSR, Hitachi, Ltd.

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BSR Member Spotlight: Yuri Itoh, Senior Manager, CSR, Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi, Ltd.'s sustainability lead spoke to BSR about human rights, integrating environmental and social issues into the core business, and why engaging with management is key to success.

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BSR Member Spotlight: Gretchen Govoni, Corporate Sustainability Director, SABIC

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BSR Member Spotlight: Gretchen Govoni, Corporate Sustainability Director, SABIC

SABIC's corporate sustainability director spoke to us about the company's investment in sustainable product development and other sustainability priorities for the year.

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