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Nov '19

4

November 4, 2019

Major Companies Unite for Collective Action on Sustainable Palm Derivatives

Paris, November 4, 2019—Leading global beauty and home and personal care brands, including L’Oréal, Beiersdorf, The Body Shop, The Estée Lauder Companies, and Henkel, as well as oleochemicals firms, including Croda and Zschimmer & Schwarz Italiana, announced today the launch of Action for Sustainable Derivatives (ASD), a cross-industry initiative to spur action for...

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Oct '19

30

October 30, 2019

2019 Clean Cargo Emissions Factors Report Published

San Francisco, 30 October 2019—Carbon dioxide emissions from 17 of the world’s leading ocean container carriers, representing approximately 80 percent of global containerized shipping, continued to fall in 2018, according to a new report from BSR’s Clean Cargo. Since 2015, CO2 emissions per container...

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Oct '19

15

October 15, 2019

Major Environmental Groups Call on Businesses to Lead on Climate Policy

WASHINGTON, October 15, 2019 – Eleven leading environmental and sustainable business organizations published an open letter in the New York Times today, urging the CEOs of Corporate America to step up their engagement on climate policy. Signatories include the heads of BSR, C2ES, CDP, Ceres, Conservation International, Environmental Defense Fund, The Climate Group, The Nature Conservancy, the Union of Concerned Scientists, World Resources Institute,...

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Sep '19

30

September 30, 2019

Quand les entreprises s’unissent pour changer de modèle

Le Journal du Dimanche 


Sep '19

24

September 24, 2019

Can Global GoalsCast Save the Planet?

BSR is proud to have sponsored a special two-part episode of the Global GoalsCast, a podcast that “inspires and empowers listeners to make the world a better place by sharing the stories individuals, companies, and organizations that are advancing and achieving a more sustainable world.”  The episode features Laura Gitman, Chief Operating...

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Sep '19

24

September 24, 2019

Climate-Related Impacts Push Large Companies to Align Business with Climate Science

To prevent catastrophic global warming, the world needs to achieve net zero emissions by 2050 or before. Now a new study from Newsweek’s Vantage division, based on a survey of over 300 multinational companies, finds that a majority are experiencing disruptions in their operations, and are raising their ambitions in line with climate science–with wide-ranging consequences for global supply chains. This study, entitled “

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Sep '19

12

September 12, 2019

Gucci Looks to Set a New Trend on Carbon Neutrality

Business of Fashion 


Jun '19

21

June 21, 2019

We’re Calling on Companies to Commit to 1.5˚C

As the climate crisis continues to deepen, its effects are becoming more visible, impacting the lives of more people and communities around the world – including businesses. This rise in public awareness of and concern about the costs of climate change highlights the urgency of immediate climate action.  In the face of this challenging crisis, transitioning to strategies that will limit global warming to a maximum of 1.5°C may open doors to new economic opportunities. Many...

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Jun '19

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June 19, 2019

How to Deal With Another Long, Hot Summer? European Brands Have a Plan

Women's Wear Daily 


Mar '19

20

March 20, 2019

Building a Sustainable Brand: How to Get Started

Business of Fashion 


Jan '19

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January 14, 2019

Corporate Responsibility: What To Expect In 2019

Forbes 


Dec '18

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December 10, 2018

Business Steps Up Urgent Action on Climate Resilience at COP24

We Mean Business 


Nov '18

28

November 28, 2018

Macron and the ‘Yellow Vests’: The Real Costs of France’s Energy Transition Plan

France 24 


Oct '18

31

October 31, 2018

When CEOs Should Speak Up on Polarizing Issues

Harvard Business Review 


Oct '18

9

October 9, 2018

Climate: Too Late to Act? (French)

France 24 


Sep '18

18

September 18, 2018

Business Leaders: Sustainability Increasingly Driving Strategic Planning

Three quarters of business leaders say that sustainability needs to be a cohesive element of business strategy, and companies are increasingly using the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as their strategic north star, with more than 70 percent reporting they either currently use or intend to use them to set targets. These are some of the major findings of the 10th Annual...

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Sep '18

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September 13, 2018

Major Companies Join Forces to Drive Climate Resilience in Supply Chains

BSR today launched a new corporate leadership platform that will aid companies in the fight against climate change. The Climate-Resilient Value Chains Leaders Platform is being launched as leaders of the Global Climate Action Summit call on corporations to step up their climate efforts. The Coca-Cola Company and Mars Incorporated are among the first multinational corporations to join the new leadership platform. They believe the initiative will improve the ability of businesses to...

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Jul '18

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July 31, 2018

Dealing with disruption means embracing opportunities

GreenBiz 


Jul '18

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July 20, 2018

Kering: Sustainability Crux Lies in Ethical Creation, Not Resale

WWD 


Jul '18

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July 5, 2018

Climate change resilience calls for private sector commitment

IDRC 


Jul '18

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July 3, 2018

MACN Receives High Commendation at Seatrade Awards

The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) is delighted to have been awarded the High Commendation for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at the Seatrade Awards 2018.  The Seatrade awards, which have been running for 30 years, recognize excellence and innovation across the maritime industry.  MACN's Program Director, Cecilia Muller Torbrand, and MACN Chair John Sypnowich, were in London to receive the award.  The...

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Jun '18

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June 15, 2018

BSR Helps Put Human Rights on Agenda at FIFA World Cup

FIFA, world soccer’s governing body, this week awarded the rights to host the 2026 World Cup to a joint bid by the United States, Mexico, and Canada. As noted by Human Rights Watch, the 2026 bidding process marked the first time in its history that FIFA required bidding nations to disclose...

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Jun '18

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June 12, 2018

US has FIFA edge over risky Morocco in 2026 World Cup vote

Washington Post 


Jun '18

12

June 12, 2018

FIFA: 2026 World Cup Bids Test Reforms

Human Rights Watch 


Jun '18

12

June 12, 2018

US Has FIFA Edge Over Risky Morocco in 2026 World Cup Vote

New York Times 


Media Contact

Aimee Louise Bataclan
Manager, Communications and Marketing
+1 646 376 3316
media@bsr.org


Media Contact

Aimee Louise Bataclan
Manager, Communications and Marketing
+1 646 376 3316
media@bsr.org