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Jul

26

July 26, 2017

Consumer Products: Luxury, Sustainability, and Desirability: Two New Rules of the Game

Luxury, Sustainability, and Desirability: Two New Rules of the Game

How can traditional luxury brands adapt and stay relevant? These two rules describe desirability for products and services in terms of both demand and supply.

#Consumer Products #Responsible Luxury Initiative

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Jun

27

June 27, 2017

Consumer Products: Supply Chain Sustainability in the Consumer Goods Industry and the Benefits of Collaboration

Supply Chain Sustainability in the Consumer Goods Industry and the Benefits of Collaboration

Here are five key findings from the 2016 AIM-PROGRESS Member Benchmarking report on the state of supply chain sustainability in the fast-moving consumer goods industry.

#Consumer Products #Supply Chain

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Jun

6

June 6, 2017

Consumer Products: Three Actions to Promote Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Apparel Sector

Three Actions to Promote Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Apparel Sector

Here's how apparel companies can take action to promote women workers' well-being and economic empowerment.

#Consumer Products #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Apr

6

April 6, 2017

Consumer Products: Made in Africa: How the Apparel Sector Can Build an Ethical Sourcing Destination

Made in Africa: How the Apparel Sector Can Build an Ethical Sourcing Destination

Many apparel brands are starting to source from sub-Saharan Africa. Here's how they can embed responsible business practices and advance women's economic empowerment from the beginning.

#Consumer Products #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

14

March 14, 2017

Consumer Products: Sustainability: A Brand’s Secret Weapon

Sustainability: A Brand’s Secret Weapon

By integrating sustainability into product and marketing strategy, multi-brand companies can reap societal, environmental, and financial benefits.

#Consumer Products

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May

25

May 25, 2016

Consumer Products: Luxury Fashion at the Sustainability Crossroads

Luxury Fashion at the Sustainability Crossroads

In a new values-driven consumer context, luxury fashion leaders would be well served to focus on two levers for longer term, sustainable growth: creativity and purpose.

#Consumer Products

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May

20

May 20, 2016

Consumer Products: Addressing Child Labor in Myanmar’s Garment Sector: From Understanding to Action

Addressing Child Labor in Myanmar’s Garment Sector: From Understanding to Action

BSR's latest report, written with support from the International Development Research Centre, provides context into the issue and recommendations for tackling it.

#Consumer Products #Grants #Human Rights #Supply Chain

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Apr

27

April 27, 2016

Consumer Products: Bringing the Circular Economy to the Apparel Sector

Bringing the Circular Economy to the Apparel Sector

The apparel industry has a significant environmental impact, and the consumer use phase is one of the biggest barriers to closing the loop.

#Circular Economy #Consumer Products

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Mar

22

March 22, 2016

Consumer Products: BSR Member Spotlight: Mike Barry, Director of Sustainable Business (Plan A), Marks & Spencer

BSR Member Spotlight: Mike Barry, Director of Sustainable Business (Plan A), Marks & Spencer

In the first in a blog series highlighting BSR members and their sustainability stories, we spoke with Mike Barry of Marks & Spencer about Plan A and the company's vision for achieving sustainability.

#BSR Member #Consumer Products

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Nov

4

November 4, 2015

Consumer Products: New BSR, Kering Report Examines How Climate Change Will Affect Luxury Fashion

New BSR, Kering Report Examines How Climate Change Will Affect Luxury Fashion

The luxury fashion industry has the opportunity to address climate risks such as raw materials sourcing and take a leading role to drive consumer action on climate change.

#Climate Change #Consumer Products #Resilience #Supply Chain

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