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Nov

11

November 11, 2020

Climate Change: The Sustainable Business Agenda in a Biden-Harris Administration

The Sustainable Business Agenda in a Biden-Harris Administration

Following the 2020 U.S. elections, BSR President and CEO Aron Cramer lays out an agenda for business to call on the Biden administration to adopt in order to advance a more just and sustainable world.

#Climate Change #Environment #ESG #Human Rights #Inclusive Economy #Procurement #Supply Chain

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Nov

4

November 4, 2020

Climate Change: Climate Justice: How Business Climate Action Can Reduce Environmental Racism

Climate Justice: How Business Climate Action Can Reduce Environmental Racism

This year’s COVID-19 crisis and racial justice movement have highlighted the systemic inequities in the U.S. and revealed how crises disproportionately affect certain populations. Business has an important role to play in helping to bring climate justice and racial equity front and center while shifting the finance for the energy transition.

#Climate Change #DEI

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Oct

12

October 12, 2020

Climate Change: Meeting the Moment for Climate Action: Q&A with Maria Mendiluce, CEO, We Mean Business Coalition

Meeting the Moment for Climate Action: Q&A with Maria Mendiluce, CEO, We Mean Business Coalition

BSR connects with Maria Mendiluce, CEO of the We Mean Business coalition, ahead of BSR Conference 2020 to learn more about what she thinks is needed from business to meet the current moment and build a more equitable and sustainable future.

#BSR Conference #Climate Change #Sustainability Management

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Sep

29

September 29, 2020

Climate Change: Three Futures of Company Climate Action

Three Futures of Company Climate Action

This year’s Climate Week NYC has advanced a shift from climate commitments to climate action. What will company climate action look like in this Decisive Decade? Here are three plausible futures for companies considering their own climate and environmental strategy.

#Climate Change

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Sep

25

September 25, 2020

Climate Change: Missing Climate Week, Seeing Climate Refugees

Missing Climate Week, Seeing Climate Refugees

BSR President and CEO Aron Cramer shares his recent experience in Oregon during the wildfires, underlining the necessity of taking climate action.

#Climate Change #Environment

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Sep

23

September 23, 2020

Climate Change: Freight Buyers Are the Zero-Emission Fuel We Need

Freight Buyers Are the Zero-Emission Fuel We Need

BSR and the Smart Freight Centre are moving to accelerate the shift to zero-carbon freight across all modes of transport—air, sea, road, rail, waterways—by 2050 through a new buyer-focused collaborative platform: the Sustainable Freight Buyers Alliance.

#Climate Change #Supply Chain

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Sep

21

September 21, 2020

Climate Change: Transform to Net Zero and the Shift from Climate Ambition to Climate Action

Transform to Net Zero and the Shift from Climate Ambition to Climate Action

Unless companies transform into net zero businesses, targets alone will not persuade governments to make more ambitious national pledges. That is why we need—and we are beginning to see—a great shift from climate ambition to climate action.

#Climate Change #Collaboration

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Sep

14

September 14, 2020

Climate Change: Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change: A Call For Action to Build Resilience Post-COVID

Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change: A Call For Action to Build Resilience Post-COVID

On the commemoration of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), we recognize that there is still much to be done to prevent, mitigate, and remedy the current and forthcoming adverse impacts of climate change to which Indigenous Peoples are particularly vulnerable.

#Climate Change #Human Rights #Inclusive Economy

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Sep

10

September 10, 2020

Climate Change: A 21st-Century Social Contract Must Include a Just Transition to a Net-Zero Economy

A 21st-Century Social Contract Must Include a Just Transition to a Net-Zero Economy

We need to enact large-scale systemic changes to combat global climate change—and as the transition to a net-zero GHG emissions economy takes place, we need a social contract that addresses the impact on workers and their communities, especially those facing systemic inequities.

#Climate Change #Human Rights

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Jun

24

June 24, 2020

Climate Change: The Business Role in Creating a 21st-Century Social Contract

The Business Role in Creating a 21st-Century Social Contract

2020 has demonstrated powerfully the importance of a fully functioning social safety net, public health systems, and global collaboration. Reforms to the social contract are clearly needed to protect public health, economic security, and the right of all people to participate fully in society.

#Climate Change #Human Rights #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management #Womens Empowerment

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