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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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May

5

May 5, 2020

Climate Change: COVID-19 and the Climate Crisis: Building Resilience with People at the Core

COVID-19 and the Climate Crisis: Building Resilience with People at the Core

Whether it’s a pandemic or climate-related impact, those with the least, and those faced with the most extreme socioeconomic barriers, will suffer the most. The impacts that these populations face have the potential to disrupt business, from operations and supply chains down to the vital communities on which business depends.

#Climate Change #Human Rights #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain

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Apr

29

April 29, 2020

Climate Change: Understanding Connections Between Climate and Public Health

Understanding Connections Between Climate and Public Health

The global coronavirus pandemic is bringing the connection between climate and public health into focus. In recognition of Earth Day, Levi Strauss & Co. interviewed experts at the nexus of climate and public health to better understand the links and what needs to be done.

#Climate Change #Healthcare

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Apr

10

April 10, 2020

Climate Change: COVID-19 and Our Future World

COVID-19 and Our Future World

BSR and Polecat analyze the top ESG issues and sectors arising in global discourse about COVID-19 over the last fortnight.

#Climate Change #Human Rights #Inclusive Economy #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Mar

16

March 16, 2020

Climate Change: Business Lessons from Phase One of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Business Lessons from Phase One of the COVID-19 Pandemic

As we take time to think first of the health of our families, friends, and communities in the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, here are five lessons to guide us through these turbulent times and the uncertainties which lie ahead.

#Climate Change #Healthcare #Human Rights #Sustainability Management

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Feb

17

February 17, 2020

Climate Change: Sustainable Business in Asia: Three Environmental Drivers of the Decisive Decade

Sustainable Business in Asia: Three Environmental Drivers of the Decisive Decade

Companies with operations in Asia will face a unique set of challenges and opportunities as we enter the decisive decade of the 2020s. BSR has identified the following trends relating to climate and the environment that are likely to impact how companies do business in the region.

#Climate Change #Sustainability Management

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Feb

12

February 12, 2020

Climate Change: The Decisive Decade

The Decisive Decade

The 2020s will be the decisive decade in terms of meeting the objectives of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), shifting the economy to achieve the aspirations of the Paris Agreement, and achieving a fair economy that works for everyone. For companies, this decade will be about creating resilient business strategies, moving beyond integration of sustainability to truly redefine business and the role of the company in society.

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

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Jan

31

January 31, 2020

Climate Change: Climate Action in the 2020s: Three Steps to Reducing Value Chain Emissions

Climate Action in the 2020s: Three Steps to Reducing Value Chain Emissions

A company's value chain contains its largest GHG reduction potential, and value chain decarbonization is a necessity to achieve SBTs. For companies that are pursuing SBTs, we propose three steps as key to achieving value chain emissions reductions.

#Climate Change #Supply Chain

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