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Nov

7

November 7, 2019

Sustainability at AT&T: Q&A with John Schulz, Director, External Affairs, Sustainability

Sustainability at AT&T: Q&A with John Schulz, Director, External Affairs, Sustainability

In today’s new climate for business, stakeholders are looking to understand the sustainability impacts of the entire company—including the products and services that generate its revenue. BSR member AT&T is an example of a company driving greater impact by making sustainability part of its revenue model.


#Climate Change #Information and Communications Technology #Sustainability Management

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Nov

6

November 6, 2019

The Case for Prioritizing Net Zero Carbon Emissions, Especially in Value Chains

The Case for Prioritizing Net Zero Carbon Emissions, Especially in Value Chains

Kaiser Permanente and BSR recently partnered with Newsweek for a survey of 300-plus multinational companies on progress toward carbon neutrality and found that 70 percent of corporations are experiencing disruptions in operations due to climate change. Now, these businesses’ efforts to reduce their carbon footprint and integrate sustainable practices into their operations have created new challenges—and opportunities—for global supply chains.


#Climate Change #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Oct

30

October 30, 2019

Google’s Human Rights by Design

Google’s Human Rights by Design

Google commissioned BSR to conduct a human rights assessment of its new celebrity recognition application program interface (API) while it was in development to identify, prevent, and mitigate potential human rights impacts.


#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Oct

25

October 25, 2019

Human Rights in a Global Supply Chain: Challenges and Approaches

Human Rights in a Global Supply Chain: Challenges and Approaches

During its summer meetings, BSR's Human Rights Working Group covered topics ranging from women’s empowerment in the business context to applying human rights considerations to artificial intelligence systems as part of its discussion on implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.


#Human Rights #Supply Chain

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Oct

23

October 23, 2019

The Building Blocks of Integrating ESG into Private Infrastructure Investments

The Building Blocks of Integrating ESG into Private Infrastructure Investments

While private equity firms have made significant progress in integrating ESG considerations into their company-focused equities investing models, infrastructure funds have not been as proactive in integrating ESG considerations into business decisions—and we think this is a missed opportunity.


#Financial Services #Sustainability Management

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