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Financial Services: How Private Equity Can Address TCFD and Climate Change

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How Private Equity Can Address TCFD and Climate Change

What courses of action will help private equity firms address climate risks and opportunities in an actionable, meaningful way? BSR suggests two types of approach.

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Financial Services: How Private Equity Firms Can Develop Responsible Investing Policies

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How Private Equity Firms Can Develop Responsible Investing Policies

A responsible investment policy is a private equity firm's commitment to incorporate ESG factors into investment decisions to better manage risk and generate sustainable, long-term returns. Our white paper outlines guidance for private equity firms on a straightforward approach, relevant principles, and practical tips to use in developing a responsible investment policy.

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Financial Services: ESG in Private Equity: How To Write a Responsible Investment Policy

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ESG in Private Equity: How To Write a Responsible Investment Policy

Over the past 10 years, the private equity sector has seen responsible investment approaches move from exception to expectation. Formalized integration of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations is becoming the norm. For all firms, a meaningful policy is fundamental to responsible investment and ESG integration.

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Financial Services: A New Transparency Challenge for Business and Human Rights

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A New Transparency Challenge for Business and Human Rights

There is an urgent need to enhance disclosure practices across all industries that receive requests for data and assistance from law enforcement agencies.

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Financial Services: What Larry Fink’s 2019 Letter Means for the Future of Business

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What Larry Fink’s 2019 Letter Means for the Future of Business

Here are our four main takeaways from this year's letter from BlackRock's Larry Fink to CEOs.

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Financial Services: Accelerating Awareness and Action on Corporate Governance in China

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Accelerating Awareness and Action on Corporate Governance in China

We sat down with Jamie Allen to talk about ESG trends in China following the recent publication of the Asian Corporate Governance Association report, Awakening Governance: The Evolution of Corporate Governance in China.

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Financial Services: The US$660 Billion Sustainable Supply Chain Finance Opportunity

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The US$660 Billion Sustainable Supply Chain Finance Opportunity

Our new report, Win-Win-Win: The Sustainable Supply Chain Finance Opportunity, shows how supply chain and trade finance mechanisms can be leveraged to create tangible cash incentives for suppliers, drive sustainable behaviors, and transform global supply chains.

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Financial Services: Win-Win-Win: The Sustainable Supply Chain Finance Opportunity

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Win-Win-Win: The Sustainable Supply Chain Finance Opportunity

This report seeks to demystify the US$6 billion revenue opportunity for financial service providers to integrate sustainability considerations into supply chain finance, allowing buyers, suppliers, and financial service providers to create mechanisms that reward and incentivize sustainable behavior in supply chains.

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Financial Services: Two Ways Responsible Investors Can Promote Inclusive Growth

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Two Ways Responsible Investors Can Promote Inclusive Growth

Achieving and sustaining inclusive growth is both a significant challenge and an opportunity, and investors can play a huge role in our collective solution.

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Financial Services: How Business Can Help Close the Financial Inclusion Gender Gap: 2017 Global Findex Takeaways

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How Business Can Help Close the Financial Inclusion Gender Gap: 2017 Global Findex Takeaways

To help close the financial inclusion gender gap, the private sector should support greater account ownership and usage among the women who make up the majority of workers in their supply chains.

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Financial Services: An Exciting New Era for ESG and Socially Responsible Investing in Japan

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An Exciting New Era for ESG and Socially Responsible Investing in Japan

The pro-business Japanese government has doubled down on transparency, helping investors understand a broad set of ESG issues that are material for their investment strategies and enabling social dialogue.

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