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May

3

May 3, 2016

From National Climate Plans to Business Plans

From National Climate Plans to Business Plans

This working paper measures how strongly national governments’ climate plans signal a shift of finance flows toward low-emission and climate-resilient development to the private sector. Using the insights of companies from the investment, energy, and extractives sectors, as well companies with significant supply chains, we analyze how governments can strengthen this signal.


#Climate Change #Energy and Extractives #Financial Services #Supply Chain

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May

3

May 3, 2016

The Benefit Multiplier of Investing in Nature

The Benefit Multiplier of Investing in Nature

This business brief shows that leading companies—around the world and across sectors—are citing business reasons for investing in nature-based solutions and the restoration of natural systems.


#Climate Change #Ecosystem Services #Environment

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Feb

9

February 9, 2016

Building Effective Women’s Economic Empowerment Strategies

Building Effective Women’s Economic Empowerment Strategies

This report, written in partnership with the International Center for Research on Women and sponsored by the Oak Foundation, identifies how companies can develop holistic and integrated approaches to women's economic empowerment.


#Business Action for Women #Consumer Products #Financial Services #Grants #Healthcare #Inclusive Economy #Information and Communications Technology #Womens Empowerment

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Feb

1

February 1, 2016

Best Practices for Colocation Data Centers: A Guide to Maximizing Renewable Energy Mix

Best Practices for Colocation Data Centers: A Guide to Maximizing Renewable Energy Mix

This report from BSR's Future of Internet Power identifies best practices for maximizing the use of renewable energy at colocation data centers (colos) in the United States.


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

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Jan

25

January 25, 2016

From Agreement to Action: Mobilizing Suppliers Toward a Climate-Resilient World

From Agreement to Action: Mobilizing Suppliers Toward a Climate-Resilient World

This new report produced by CDP and written by BSR outlines the current state of supplier performance on climate-change management.


#Climate Change #Grants #Resilience and Adaptation Initiative #Supply Chain

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Nov

23

November 23, 2015

全球商业气候联盟在中国 (We Mean Business Coalition in China)

全球商业气候联盟在中国 (We Mean Business Coalition in China)

China plays a vital role for the success of the climate talks in Paris in December 2015 and beyond. BSR is working with We Mean Business coalition partners to drive bold climate action and foster low-carbon transformation in China.


#Climate Change #Grants

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Nov

4

November 4, 2015

Climate Change: Implications and Strategies for the Luxury Fashion Sector

Climate Change: Implications and Strategies for the Luxury Fashion Sector

A report from BSR and Kering examines how climate change will affect luxury fashion, with a focus on raw materials and value chains, and proposes a resilience agenda for the sector.


#Climate Change #Consumer Products

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Oct

30

October 30, 2015

3-D Printing: Sustainability Opportunities and Challenges

3-D Printing: Sustainability Opportunities and Challenges

3-D printing has been hailed as a transformative innovation, but what are its sustainability impacts? A new BSR issue brief explores the sustainability opportunities and challenges of this emerging technology.


#Information and Communications Technology

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Oct

20

October 20, 2015

Fuel Sustainability Tool Version 1.0: Technical References

Fuel Sustainability Tool Version 1.0: Technical References

This report provides technical references for the Fuel Sustainability Tool, developed by BSR's Future of Fuels to help members of the group—fleet owners and their value-chain partners—quickly assess the impacts of fuel for trucking to identify low-cost, sustainable, and scalable solutions.


#Climate Change #Future of Fuels #Transport and Logistics

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Oct

15

October 15, 2015

Current Practices in Food and Childcare-Service Provision in Bangladesh’s RMG Factories

Current Practices in Food and Childcare-Service Provision in Bangladesh’s RMG Factories

This situational analysis report presents an overview of the current practices in food and childcare-service provision in 15 RMG factories in Bangladesh.


#Consumer Products #Grants #HERproject #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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