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September 19, 2013
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.
June 13, 2013
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.
June 10, 2013
Many recent events have shown that there is still much progress to be made in sustainable procurement. It's time for new and innovative approaches. But the question is, how?
June 3, 2013
In its 30-year path to industrialization, China has made great progress in protecting labor rights by strengthening public policy; integrating worker-protection systems into factories; increasing collaboration among western buyers, local NGOs, and suppliers; and empowering workers.
May 30, 2013
How can buyers looking to move into Myanmar learn from experiences in Cambodia, China, Vietnam, and, most recently, Bangladesh?
May 29, 2013
Working women in the developed world are talking about "leaning in," but a different sort of women's movement is happening on the factory floor in places like Bangladesh. As women in global supply chains gain financial stability and empowerment through salaried work, they are on the front lines of greater gender equality.
May 29, 2013
To make sustainable procurement more effective, we need to apply more power in three areas: codes and policies, data and information, and leadership values.
May 28, 2013
When now-President and CEO Aron Cramer arrived at BSR in 1995, the situation faced by workers in Bangladesh’s apparel industry was much the same as it is today. It’s time for systemic change.