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Oct

10

October 10, 2016

BSR/GlobeScan State of Sustainable Business Survey 2016

BSR/GlobeScan State of Sustainable Business Survey 2016

The eighth 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.


#BSR News #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Oct

4

October 4, 2016

The Future of Stakeholder Engagement

The Future of Stakeholder Engagement

In this report, we argue that stakeholder engagement must evolve from a process too often undertaken merely for the sake of doing it into a strategic priority that integrates stakeholder feedback deeply into all aspects of a company’s operations.


#Stakeholder Engagement #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Sep

19

September 19, 2016

Women’s Empowerment in Global Value Chains: A Framework for Business Action

Women’s Empowerment in Global Value Chains: A Framework for Business Action

This report, written by BSR with support from Women Deliver and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, examines how to create business opportunities that accelerate women's health, rights, and well-being in global value chains.


#Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Sep

6

September 6, 2016

An Inclusive Sharing Economy

An Inclusive Sharing Economy

This report, funded by The Rockefeller Foundation, seeks to catalyze collaboration and promote an inclusive sharing economy, which will unleash new business opportunities that expand access to goods and services for low-income and underserved communities.


#Grants #Inclusive Economy

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Jul

26

July 26, 2016

BSR Report 2015

BSR Report 2015

Our annual report provides information about our people, our impact measures, and our footprint; we believe we should embrace the principle of transparency as it relates to our own activities.


#BSR News

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Jul

6

July 6, 2016

Addressing Workers’ Rights in Engineering and Construction: Opportunities for Collaboration

Addressing Workers’ Rights in Engineering and Construction: Opportunities for Collaboration

In this report, we explore the challenges that construction and engineering companies share when it comes to workers' rights, provide recommendations for ways forward, and assess the feasibility of a collaborative group to address the issues. The working paper was conducted with funding from Humanity United.


#Building Responsibly #Collaboration #Grants #Human Rights

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Jun

28

June 28, 2016

The Paris Agreement: What It Means for Business

The Paris Agreement: What It Means for Business

This new report, written by BSR in partnership with We Mean Business, explains the mechanisms of the Paris Agreement on climate change, how they are already affecting businesses, and how companies can seize the immense opportunities that the agreement unlocks.


#Climate Change

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May

27

May 27, 2016

Advancing Access-to-Healthcare Metrics

Advancing Access-to-Healthcare Metrics

This working paper helps healthcare companies improve measurement and reporting on access-to-healthcare programs, a framework that other sectors can replicate to focus more strategically on impact metrics.


#Healthcare #Healthcare Working Group #Inclusive Economy

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May

19

May 19, 2016

Child Labor in Myanmar’s Garment Sector

Child Labor in Myanmar’s Garment Sector

This report presents a child-rights-based approach and recommendations to prevent and remediate child labor in Myanmar's garment manufacturing sector.


#Consumer Products #Grants #Human Rights #Myanmar Responsible Sourcing

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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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