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May

31

May 31, 2017

Big Brands, Big Impact: A Marketer’s Guide to Behavior Change

Big Brands, Big Impact: A Marketer’s Guide to Behavior Change

This report highlights findings from a recent study that explored how companies can trigger behavioral shifts that enable more sustainable lifestyles, grow demand for more sustainable products, and create business value.


#Consumer Products #Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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May

11

May 11, 2017

Ethiopia’s Emerging Apparel Industry: Options for Better Business and Women’s Empowerment

Ethiopia’s Emerging Apparel Industry: Options for Better Business and Women’s Empowerment

BSR’s HERproject conducted this scoping study to provide a snapshot of the buyers, factories, and other stakeholders active in the apparel industry and identify key trends and approaches for their operations in Ethiopia.


#Consumer Products #HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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May

9

May 9, 2017

Scaling Finance for Clean Energy: Collaborative Solutions for a New Economy

Scaling Finance for Clean Energy: Collaborative Solutions for a New Economy

This report highlights how collaboration with the financial services industry can help address three specific market barriers to scaling action on clean energy.


#Climate Change #Financial Services

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May

7

May 7, 2017

Labor Disputes in Myanmar: From the Workplace to the Arbitration Council

Labor Disputes in Myanmar: From the Workplace to the Arbitration Council

This report—funded by the C&A Foundation—looks at how Myanmar’s dispute resolution process is working five years after its adoption and presents different perspectives on how it can be strengthened.


#Human Rights #Supply Chain

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Apr

26

April 26, 2017

Powering Industries of the Future

Powering Industries of the Future

This paper outlines the case for information and communications technology companies to advocate for U.S. policies that will facilitate the clean energy system needed to power the industries of the future and foster global economic growth.


#Climate Change #Information and Communications Technology

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Apr

24

April 24, 2017

Gender Equality in Codes of Conduct Guidance

Gender Equality in Codes of Conduct Guidance

This Guidance—developed in collaboration with the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MINBUZA) and the Evidence Project/Meridian Group International, Inc.—offers a gender-sensitive analysis of codes of conduct principles and makes recommendations for companies to promote gender equality in the workplace.


#Womens Empowerment

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Apr

11

April 11, 2017

Automation: A Framework for a Sustainable Transition

Automation: A Framework for a Sustainable Transition

This report helps companies navigate the business and social implications of automation and outlines how companies can prepare the workforce for the inevitable changes to come.


#Inclusive Economy

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Mar

27

March 27, 2017

The Five Levels of an Ethical Culture

The Five Levels of an Ethical Culture

A new working paper helps companies understand how to build and sustain organizations with integrity.


#Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Mar

7

March 7, 2017

Women’s Economic Empowerment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Recommendations for Business Action

Women’s Economic Empowerment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Recommendations for Business Action

This report focuses on the economic, social, cultural, and political barriers to gender equality in sub-Saharan Africa and offers companies recommendations on how to promote women's economic empowerment.


#Womens Empowerment

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Mar

7

March 7, 2017

Mining Industry Brief: Women’s Economic Empowerment in Sub-Saharan Africa

Mining Industry Brief: Women’s Economic Empowerment in Sub-Saharan Africa

This brief highlights how companies in the mining industry can approach women's economic empowerment in sub-Saharan Africa and shares impacts of the industry on women in the region.


#Energy and Extractives #Womens Empowerment

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