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Nov

13

November 13, 2019

CoLab Progress Report: Mobilizing the Collective Power of Business

CoLab Progress Report: Mobilizing the Collective Power of Business

At the BSR Conference in 2018, BSR launched CoLab, an incubator and accelerator of private-sector collaboration, to mobilize the collective power of business to solve some of the world’s biggest sustainability challenges. Its 2019 progress report, Mobilizing the Collective Power of Business, highlights its accomplishments over the past year.


#BSR Conference #Collaboration

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Nov

12

November 12, 2019

The State of Sustainable Business in 2019

The State of Sustainable Business in 2019

The 11th annual BSR/GlobeScan State of Sustainable Business survey provides insights into the world of sustainable business and aims to identify common perceptions and practices of corporate sustainability professionals.


#Sustainability Management

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Oct

25

October 25, 2019

Human Rights Insights: Trends from the Human Rights Working Group’s Summer Meeting

Human Rights Insights: Trends from the Human Rights Working Group’s Summer Meeting

The second round of Human Rights Working Group meetings for 2019 covered topics including human rights methodologies, human rights and supply chains, responsible use of technology and artificial intelligence (AI), legal trends, and human rights governance.


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Oct

3

October 3, 2019

Making Women Workers Count

Making Women Workers Count


#Human Rights #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Sep

26

September 26, 2019

Reducing Poverty through Employment Toolkit

Reducing Poverty through Employment Toolkit

BSR and the Global Impact Sourcing Coalition (GISC) have developed the Reducing Poverty through Employment Toolkit, which provides a range of good practices, case examples, and resources to guide companies on how to get started or how to enhance existing efforts to employ, empower, and improve the advancement prospects of those living in poverty.


#Inclusive Economy

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Aug

7

August 7, 2019

How Business Can Build a ‘Future of Work’ That Works for Women

How Business Can Build a ‘Future of Work’ That Works for Women

Businesses have a responsibility not only to help workers prepare and transition for the ‘future of work,’ but also enact strategies that create positive change and economic advances for women. This report outlines how to do so.


#Inclusive Economy #Womens Empowerment

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Jul

9

July 9, 2019

Key Considerations in Managing ESG through a Merger

Key Considerations in Managing ESG through a Merger

As business leaders across industries pursue M&A activity, there will be substantial ESG opportunities and risks for the companies involved: opportunities to create more ambitious and resilient sustainability strategies, accompanied by risks that ESG objectives will be sidelined by overwhelming pressures to create short-term value.


#Financial Services #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Jul

8

July 8, 2019

Human Rights Insights: Trends from the Human Rights Working Group’s Spring Meeting

Human Rights Insights: Trends from the Human Rights Working Group’s Spring Meeting

In March and April 2019, BSR’s Human Rights Working Group (HRWG) held its first round of meetings for the year in New York, London, and Tokyo.


#Human Rights

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Jun

26

June 26, 2019

Human Rights Policy Engagement: The Role of Companies

Human Rights Policy Engagement: The Role of Companies

It is increasingly important for business not only to maintain its commitments to respect human rights, but also to find new ways to support the work of governments for such effort


#Human Rights #Strategy and Integration

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May

15

May 15, 2019

The Supply Chain Leadership Ladder 2.0

The Supply Chain Leadership Ladder 2.0

The Supply Chain Leadership Ladder 2.0 incorporates learnings from our work with companies where we use the framework to identify their level of maturity and ambition, benchmark their practices against their peers, and develop concrete action plans to improve.


#Supply Chain

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