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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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Jun

27

June 27, 2014

Consumer Products: Sustainable Lifestyles: Driving Value for Business and Consumers

Sustainable Lifestyles: Driving Value for Business and Consumers

At a BSR event on sustainable lifestyles, we heard from companies about how they help consumers adopt sustainable lifestyles and behaviors.

#Consumer Products

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Apr

28

April 28, 2014

What Is a Low-Carbon Lifestyle, and How Can I Get One?

In advance of the BSR Spring Forum 2014, we sat down with Mike Barry, director of sustainable business at Marks & Spencer, to discuss how business can encourage customers to live more sustainably, contributing to a low-carbon economy.

#Climate Change #Consumer Products

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Jan

13

January 13, 2014

Consumer Products: 2014, Act II: Three Telling Questions about Progress

2014, Act II: Three Telling Questions about Progress

In the second half of his series looking at 2014, BSR President and CEO Aron Cramer outlines three questions that will determine how much progress is made in the coming year.

#Climate Change #Consumer Products #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Sep

19

September 19, 2013

Consumer Products: Sustainable Lifestyles: A New Frontier for Business?

Sustainable Lifestyles: A New Frontier for Business?

According to a new BSR and Futerra survey of 54 global business leaders, 40 percent of companies are encouraging consumers toward more sustainable lifestyles. The survey respondents predict that this number will double in the next few years, as the risk-based business case for sustainable behavior change is replaced by innovation and market share drivers.

#Consumer Products #Sustainable Lifestyles Frontier Group

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Jun

13

June 13, 2013

In the Era of PRISM, ‘Knowing and Showing’ on Human Rights

As public scrutiny of U.S. government surveillance tactics grows, BSR has been reflecting on the corporate responsibility and ethics issues at stake—and how these issues extend beyond the information and communications technology sector.

#Consumer Products #Ethics and Governance #Information and Communications Technology #Sustainability Management

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