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Measuring Environmental Benefits of Health Information Technology

March 2016

Measuring Environmental Benefits of Health Information Technology

This case study, published by BSR’s Center for Technology and Sustainability, examines the environmental benefits and impacts of health IT, focusing on Kaiser Permanente's electronic health records system.

#Center for Technology and Sustainability #Information and Communications Technology

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Sharing Sustainability Best Practices Through Executive Workshops

December 2015

Sharing Sustainability Best Practices Through Executive Workshops

BSR’s executive workshops help companies share best practices, work together to solve problems, and build camaraderie across global sustainability teams.

#Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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A Tool for Companies to Make Strategic, Inclusive Community Investments

December 2015

A Tool for Companies to Make Strategic, Inclusive Community Investments

BSR developed a tool to help leading companies shift from ad hoc philanthropic donations to strategic investments that make sense for both the business and the community.

#Inclusive Economy #Stakeholder Engagement #Sustainability Management #Sustainable Communities

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Telenor: Responsible Decision-Making in Myanmar

December 2015

Telenor: Responsible Decision-Making in Myanmar

BSR helped the telecommunications company Telenor understand the sustainability risks and opportunities before entering a new market in Myanmar.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Working with Tech Leaders to Power the Internet with 100 Percent Renewable Energy

December 2015

Working with Tech Leaders to Power the Internet with 100 Percent Renewable Energy

The Future of Internet Power was founded in 2012 with a vision to power the internet by 100 percent renewable energy.

#Climate Change #Future of Internet Power #Information and Communications Technology

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HERfinance: Increasing Financial Inclusion Among Women Workers in Global Supply Chains

November 2015

HERfinance: Increasing Financial Inclusion Among Women Workers in Global Supply Chains

Between 2012 and 2014, BSR piloted the HERfinance program with 10,000 garment factory workers in India.

#Financial Services #HERproject #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Freeport-McMoRan: Localizing Global Social Investment Strategies

July 2015

Freeport-McMoRan: Localizing Global Social Investment Strategies

BSR helped Freeport-McMoRan develop a new approach to engaging local communities, shifting from an emphasis on philanthropy to a participatory approach to investments that satisfies both the company’s and the community's needs.

#Energy and Extractives #Human Rights #Inclusive Economy #Sustainable Communities

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Bayer: Collaborating with Key Partners to Improve Supplier Engagement

July 2015

Bayer: Collaborating with Key Partners to Improve Supplier Engagement

Through performance assessments, identification of high-risk suppliers, and collaborative initiatives, Bayer uses its influence over global suppliers to ensure accordance with the company’s ethical, environmental, and social standards.

#Healthcare #Procurement #Supply Chain

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Anheuser-Busch InBev: Empowering Procurement Professionals toward Sustainable Procurement

March 2015

Anheuser-Busch InBev: Empowering Procurement Professionals toward Sustainable Procurement

Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) is the leading global brewer and a top-five consumer-goods (FMCG) company with operations in 25 countries and procurement departments in 22 countries.

#Food Beverage and Agriculture #Procurement #Procurement Leadership Group

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Cathay Pacific: Enabling Procurement Teams to Choose More Sustainable Plastics

February 2015

Cathay Pacific: Enabling Procurement Teams to Choose More Sustainable Plastics

Each year, Cathay Pacific Airways uses millions of plastic items for its in-flight services, ranging from meal trays to cutlery to amenity kits. While the company has made tremendous efforts to reduce, reuse, and recycle, it still has to rely on single-use disposable plastic for some items due to concerns about hygiene, and regulatory and operational constraints. Could choosing a different type of plastic help Cathay Pacific to meet their environmental goals?

#Procurement #Procurement Leadership Group

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