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Climate Change: Davos 2020: Progress in a Time of Turmoil?

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Davos 2020: Progress in a Time of Turmoil?

Entering Davos Week 2020, there is clearly a new climate for business.

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Climate Change: COP25: National Governments Fail to Seize the Day, but Business Climate Action Continues

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COP25: National Governments Fail to Seize the Day, but Business Climate Action Continues

As we enter the decisive decade of the 2020s—when significant steps towards decarbonization have to happen if we are to stave off the worst impacts of climate change—the 2019 UN climate conference in Madrid, COP25, was a poor jumping-off point.

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Climate Change: Our Top Sustainability Insights of 2019

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Our Top Sustainability Insights of 2019

As 2019 comes to an end, we are taking a moment to look back at the news and initiatives that shaped the year. Our six most popular blog posts and reports exemplify the diversity of topics BSR works on, from gender equality to stakeholder engagement.

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Climate Change: The New Climate for Ever-Evolving Technology: Q&A with Patrick Browne, Director, Sustainability, UPS

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The New Climate for Ever-Evolving Technology: Q&A with Patrick Browne, Director, Sustainability, UPS

BSR interviews UPS Director of Sustainability Patrick Browne on the types of new technologies UPS has deployed, the impact they have had so far, and plans to further integrate tech into their sustainability strategy for 2020 and beyond.

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Climate Change: Action for Sustainable Derivatives: A BSR/Transitions Collaboration

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Action for Sustainable Derivatives: A BSR/Transitions Collaboration

To accelerate compliance of supply chains with deforestation-free and responsible sourcing principles, BSR and Transitions are excited to launch a new collaborative initiative for corporate buyers of palm-based derivatives alongside 11 member companies: Action for Sustainable Derivatives (ASD).

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Climate Change: Sustainability at AT&T: Q&A with John Schulz, Director, External Affairs, Sustainability

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Sustainability at AT&T: Q&A with John Schulz, Director, External Affairs, Sustainability

In today’s new climate for business, stakeholders are looking to understand the sustainability impacts of the entire company—including the products and services that generate its revenue. BSR member AT&T is an example of a company driving greater impact by making sustainability part of its revenue model.

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Climate Change: The Case for Prioritizing Net Zero Carbon Emissions, Especially in Value Chains

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The Case for Prioritizing Net Zero Carbon Emissions, Especially in Value Chains

Kaiser Permanente and BSR recently partnered with Newsweek for a survey of 300-plus multinational companies on progress toward carbon neutrality and found that 70 percent of corporations are experiencing disruptions in operations due to climate change. Now, these businesses’ efforts to reduce their carbon footprint and integrate sustainable practices into their operations have created new challenges—and opportunities—for global supply chains.

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Climate Change: Answering the Call for Business Leadership on Climate Policy

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Answering the Call for Business Leadership on Climate Policy

Our recently released letter calling for business action on climate policy—which we were delighted to publish in partnership with 10 other leading environmental and sustainability organizations—is a sign of the times.

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Climate Change: Three Takeaways from UNGA Week 2019

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Three Takeaways from UNGA Week 2019

World leaders, CEOs, and NGOs large and small descended on New York last week for the UN General Assembly, UN Climate Action Summit, and Climate Week NYC. Aron Cramer shares his three big takeaways from the week.

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Climate Change: 2019 Climate Action Summit: Businesses Are Pulling Governments toward a Net Zero Economy

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2019 Climate Action Summit: Businesses Are Pulling Governments toward a Net Zero Economy

While the 2019 UN Climate Action Summit included a handful of positive announcements, the ambition of these announcements does not match the urgency that climate change demands.

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Climate Change: Climate Week 2019: Going from Climate Risk to Resilience through Collective Action

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Climate Week 2019: Going from Climate Risk to Resilience through Collective Action

While the list of impacts and resulting climate risk to business grows as the amount and intensity of climate-related events rises, the opportunity to address these risks through robust climate resilience solutions also increases.

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Climate Change: Climate Week 2019: Time for Bold Commitments—and Action

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Climate Week 2019: Time for Bold Commitments—and Action

As we approach Climate Week, which kicks off with the UN Secretary General’s Climate Action Summit, it is clear that more action is needed.

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Upcoming Events on Climate Change

2020 Climate Leadership Conference and Awards


2020 Climate Leadership Conference and Awards

The annual Climate Leadership Conference is North America’s premier event dedicated to addressing the climate crisis through policy, innovation, and business solutions. The conference brings together forward-thinking leaders from business, government, academia, and the non-profit community to explore energy and climate solutions and opportunities, and to showcase climate leadership.

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BSR COP21 Daily Dispatch

Check out our dispatches from Paris during the week of COP21, offering BSR’s insights on the policy negotiations and implications for business and a sustainable future for our climate.

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