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Jun

15

June 15, 2022

Climate Change: How Business Can Advance Climate Justice

How Business Can Advance Climate Justice

Climate change affects each of us differently, and its impact will be exacerbated for communities that already face underlying socioeconomic inequalities or injustices. Listening, co-creating solutions, and elevating the voices of those most affected is paramount in advancing climate justice.

#Climate Change #Just Transition Collaboration

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Jun

8

June 8, 2022

Climate Change: How the SEC Can Mandate Climate-Related Disclosures and Drive Corporate Action

How the SEC Can Mandate Climate-Related Disclosures and Drive Corporate Action

In support of the SEC’s current efforts to react to market demand for comprehensive climate-related financial disclosures, BSR responded to the latest public consultation on climate-related disclosure. We share our recommendations.

#Climate Change #Sustainability Management

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May

19

May 19, 2022

Climate Change: Transform to Net Zero: The Case for Circular Chemistry

Transform to Net Zero: The Case for Circular Chemistry

Despite national climate pledges, we urgently need to limit the global temperature rise to 1.5°C. While a growing number of businesses have targets in place to reduce their energy dependence and switch to clean energy sources, there is a blind spot in the race to zero: embedded carbon.

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Mar

4

March 4, 2022

Climate Change: Time’s Up: Urgent Climate Adaptation and Business Transformation Key to Secure a Livable Planet

Time’s Up: Urgent Climate Adaptation and Business Transformation Key to Secure a Livable Planet

IPCC’s recently released Sixth Assessment Report about climate impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability shines a light on the threat climate change poses to human well-being and planetary health.

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Jan

12

January 12, 2022

Climate Change: 2022: Purposeful Sustainability Leadership for Turbulent Times

2022: Purposeful Sustainability Leadership for Turbulent Times

BSR President and CEO Aron Cramer discusses major themes shaping the year ahead: net zero, climate action and social justice, attention on ESG, board role redefinition, and the business voice on the "great fragmentation."

#Climate Change #ESG #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Dec

16

December 16, 2021

Climate Change: China’s Carbon Emission Trading Scheme and its Implications for Businesses

China’s Carbon Emission Trading Scheme and its Implications for Businesses

China’s new national Emission Trading Scheme is a critical part of China's plans to use market mechanisms to reach peak emissions before 2030 and net zero by 2060 – it has become the world’s largest emission trading system. BSR shares insights to help you to understand exactly how the ETS works, how it will likely evolve, and its potential impacts on business.

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Dec

15

December 15, 2021

Climate Change: Inside BSR: Q&A with Erin Leitheiser

Inside BSR: Q&A with Erin Leitheiser

This month's Inside BSR features Erin Leitheiser, who recently joined BSR’s Climate team as a Manager in our Copenhagen office.

#Climate Change #Inside BSR

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Dec

8

December 8, 2021

Climate Change: The New SBTi Standard Places Science at the Heart of Corporate Net-Zero Targets

The New SBTi Standard Places Science at the Heart of Corporate Net-Zero Targets

The launch of the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) Net-Zero Standard just before COP26 marks a significant milestone. It is the first independently certifiable standard that assesses a company's net-zero targets, and importantly it clearly grounds them into 1.5°C-aligned short-term and long-term action.

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Nov

23

November 23, 2021

Climate Change: COP26 Made Climate Action Mainstream Business and Put 1.5°C on Life Support

COP26 Made Climate Action Mainstream Business and Put 1.5°C on Life Support

What happened at COP26? BSR Managing Director David Wei and Director Giulio Berruti share their takeaways on international cooperation, climate action and business, and upcoming trends seen at the event.

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Oct

27

October 27, 2021

Climate Change: Transform to Net Zero: Five Key Steps to Setting Net Zero Goals

Transform to Net Zero: Five Key Steps to Setting Net Zero Goals

While more than 3,000 businesses have pledged to reach net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050, many companies face challenges in putting this guidance into practice. Transform to Net Zero member Wipro shares five steps for navigating the net-zero goal-setting process and committing to meaningful emission reduction targets.

#Climate Change #transform-to-net-zero

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