This report summarizes current trends in ESG investments and gives four recommendations for companies to take advantage of these trends and, ultimately, to attract long-term investors.
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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."
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
As Allbirds prepared its initial public offering (IPO), this led to the creation of the Sustainability Principles and Objectives Framework. BSR CEO Aron Cramer shares more about the framework.
We are entering the next era of just and sustainable business with a much clearer pathway. BSR Vice President Dunstan Allison-Hope shares a framework around which the field seems to be coalescing.
This month's Inside BSR features Paloma Muñoz Quick, an Associate Director in our NYC office. She shares how her life in Chile and Brazil fostered her interest in tackling systemic injustice, her work on investor action on human rights, and how working at BSR supports her commitment to protecting human rights.
The notion that investors should use environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations to inform their decision-making is having a moment. This is undoubtedly a good thing but there is a risk that fundamental concepts—like the responsibility of business to respect human rights—may get lost in the process.
BSR's submitted feedback to the EU Social Taxonomy Process, an effort initiated under a mandate from the European Commission Platform on Sustainable Finance to ensure that vital social aspects of sustainability are integrated into the EU’s Taxonomy Regulation.
The increasingly widespread media coverage of surveillance and spyware technologies has put a spotlight on the role of private equity firms, including venture capital (VC) investors, in financing human rights abuses. How can VC firms meet their human rights responsibilities?