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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.

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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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May

11

May 11, 2015

Consumer Products: Want to Sell Sustainability? Give Consumers What They Want

Want to Sell Sustainability? Give Consumers What They Want

Traditional sustainability marketing tactics have failed. To “sell” it, give consumers the value proposition of sustainability, highlight the benefits, and send the message to the right people at the right place at the right time.

#Consumer Products #Food Beverage and Agriculture #Media and Entertainment #Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management #Sustainable Lifestyles Frontier Group

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Dec

5

December 5, 2014

Consumer Products: Filling the Gaps in Healthcare Services at Bangladesh Factories

Filling the Gaps in Healthcare Services at Bangladesh Factories

A new report from BSR HERproject examined the gaps in healthcare provided at 10 ready-made garment factories in Bangladesh. Here's what we found.

#Consumer Products #Grants #Healthcare #HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Sep

29

September 29, 2014

Consumer Products: Two Questions for H&M CEO Karl-Johan Persson: How Do You Promote Transparency and Transformation?

Two Questions for H&M CEO Karl-Johan Persson: How Do You Promote Transparency and Transformation?

BSR Conference 2014 plenary speaker Karl-Johan Persson, CEO of H&M, discusses the company's approach to transparency and its most significant transformation over the past year.

#Consumer Products #Inclusive Economy #Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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Sep

5

September 5, 2014

Consumer Products: The Key to Sustainable Sourcing and Procurement: Focus

The Key to Sustainable Sourcing and Procurement: Focus

To gain value for their business and provide value to consumers, companies should focus their sustainable sourcing efforts on achieving full sustainability in a few important categories.

#Consumer Products #Supply Chain

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Jul

9

July 9, 2014

Consumer Products: Principles of Responsible Sourcing for Myanmar’s Garment Sector

Principles of Responsible Sourcing for Myanmar’s Garment Sector

BSR is launching new Principles of Responsible Sourcing for the garment sector in Myanmar to help drive both sustainable development and business benefits in the country.

#Consumer Products #Grants #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain

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