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12

January 12, 2022

2022: Purposeful Sustainability Leadership for Turbulent Times

2022: Purposeful Sustainability Leadership for Turbulent Times

BSR President and CEO Aron Cramer discusses major themes shaping the year ahead: net zero, climate action and social justice, attention on ESG, board role redefinition, and the business voice on the "great fragmentation."


#Climate Change #ESG #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Jan

20

January 20, 2022

Inside BSR: Q&A with Céline da Graça Pires

Inside BSR: Q&A with Céline da Graça Pires

This month's Inside BSR features Céline da Graça Pires, a Human Rights Manager based in Paris. She talked with us about how her family’s migration experiences generated her passion for human rights, her work on current and upcoming legislation in business and human rights, and how working at BSR supports her commitment to protecting the rights of vulnerable groups.


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Jan

19

January 19, 2022

What If All Garment Workers in Bangladesh Were Financially Included?

What If All Garment Workers in Bangladesh Were Financially Included?

There are 4 million garment workers in Bangladesh, more than 58 percent of whom are women. This raises the question, “What if all garment workers became financially included?” We


#Financial Services #HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Dec

16

December 16, 2021

China’s Carbon Emission Trading Scheme and its Implications for Businesses

China’s Carbon Emission Trading Scheme and its Implications for Businesses

China’s new national Emission Trading Scheme is a critical part of China's plans to use market mechanisms to reach peak emissions before 2030 and net zero by 2060 – it has become the world’s largest emission trading system. BSR shares insights to help you to understand exactly how the ETS works, how it will likely evolve, and its potential impacts on business.


#Climate Change

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Dec

15

December 15, 2021

Inside BSR: Q&A with Erin Leitheiser

Inside BSR: Q&A with Erin Leitheiser

This month's Inside BSR features Erin Leitheiser, who recently joined BSR’s Climate team as a Manager in our Copenhagen office.


#Climate Change #Inside BSR

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Dec

14

December 14, 2021

Race and Ethnicity: Civil Society Expectations for Business and Recommendations for Company Action

Race and Ethnicity: Civil Society Expectations for Business and Recommendations for Company Action

Racism and ethnic discrimination is a global problem, and addressing these issues benefits everyone. We conducted interviews among BSR’s 300 member companies to identify common challenges companies face when addressing these issues and the potential opportunities this can represent for businesses. We also interviewed civil society organizations around the world to understand their expectations for corporate action.


#DEI #Human Rights

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Dec

10

December 10, 2021

The Future of Business and Human Rights

The Future of Business and Human Rights

As we celebrate Human Rights Day on December 10—the anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights—we are taking the opportunity to reflect on the role of business in shaping a future in which human rights are respected and protected in both law and in practice.


#Human Rights

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Dec

9

December 9, 2021

The Rise of Circular Fashion Brings Opportunity to Design a Fashion System That Works for All

The Rise of Circular Fashion Brings Opportunity to Design a Fashion System That Works for All

The fashion industry is transforming from linear to more circular business models. How can we leverage this transformation to reimagine and rebuild the global fashion system so that it works for all? Through Keeping Workers in the Loop (KWIL), we convened over 45 major fashion industry players—established brands, emerging circular businesses, worker representatives, sustainable fashion experts, and international institutions—to explore this very question.


#Circular Economy #Consumer Products #Supply Chain

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Dec

8

December 8, 2021

The New SBTi Standard Places Science at the Heart of Corporate Net-Zero Targets

The New SBTi Standard Places Science at the Heart of Corporate Net-Zero Targets

The launch of the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) Net-Zero Standard just before COP26 marks a significant milestone. It is the first independently certifiable standard that assesses a company's net-zero targets, and importantly it clearly grounds them into 1.5°C-aligned short-term and long-term action.


#Climate Change

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Nov

23

November 23, 2021

COP26 Made Climate Action Mainstream Business and Put 1.5°C on Life Support

COP26 Made Climate Action Mainstream Business and Put 1.5°C on Life Support

What happened at COP26? BSR Managing Director David Wei and Director Giulio Berruti share their takeaways on international cooperation, climate action and business, and upcoming trends seen at the event.


#Climate Change

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