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Oct

8

October 8, 2021

ESG: The Stars Are Aligning

The Stars Are Aligning

We are entering the next era of just and sustainable business with a much clearer pathway. BSR Vice President Dunstan Allison-Hope shares a framework around which the field seems to be coalescing.

#Climate Change #ESG #Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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Sep

23

September 23, 2021

ESG: Human Rights Are Not Just an “ESG Factor”

Human Rights Are Not Just an “ESG Factor”

The notion that investors should use environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations to inform their decision-making is having a moment. This is undoubtedly a good thing but there is a risk that fundamental concepts—like the responsibility of business to respect human rights—may get lost in the process.

#ESG #Financial Services #Human Rights

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Aug

30

August 30, 2021

ESG: Sustainable from the Start: Embedding ESG into High-Growth Business Strategy

Sustainable from the Start: Embedding ESG into High-Growth Business Strategy

Younger, high-growth companies face unique challenges and opportunities as they expand business while also considering environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors. What are the main considerations for a high-growth company at the start of its ESG journey?

#ESG #Sustainability Management

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Jun

17

June 17, 2021

ESG: The Case for SEC-Mandated Climate and ESG Disclosure

The Case for SEC-Mandated Climate and ESG Disclosure

In response to the SEC's interest in taking steps to require climate disclosure, we discuss crucial steps that the SEC should enable to provide consistent, comparable, and reliable information that will strengthen investors’ ability to make decisions, provide incentives for business to generate long-term value, and lead to a market economy that delivers on society’s greatest needs.

#Climate Change #ESG #Future of Reporting #Reporting and Communications

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May

23

May 23, 2021

ESG: China’s 14th Five-Year Plan: Broad Insights for Investors

China’s 14th Five-Year Plan: Broad Insights for Investors

What does China's 14th Five-Year Plan mean for investors? We discuss five ways investors can seek opportunities.

#Climate Change #ESG #Sustainability Management

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May

19

May 19, 2021

ESG: Modernizing the Social Contract in 2021: Five Developments for Business to Consider

Modernizing the Social Contract in 2021: Five Developments for Business to Consider

COVID-19 has shown—in a tragic way—how interconnected the world is. All the events of the past year and a half have also reinforced and deepened the urgent need to redefine the social contract and the key role business must play in that effort.

#Climate Change #DEI #ESG #Human Rights #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management

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Feb

18

February 18, 2021

ESG: Larry Fink Adds His Voice to the Call for Business Transformation

Larry Fink Adds His Voice to the Call for Business Transformation

Companies and their leaders need to articulate ambitious transformation plans to navigate and participate in the push from “shareholder capitalism,” past “ESG shareholder capitalism,” and toward a just, sustainable, and thriving world.

#ESG #Financial Services

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Nov

12

November 12, 2020

ESG: Meeting the Moment on ESG Investing: Q&A with Lauren Abbott, Global VP, Anheuser-Busch InBev

Meeting the Moment on ESG Investing: Q&A with Lauren Abbott, Global VP, Anheuser-Busch InBev

We connected with Lauren Abbott, Global Vice President, Investor Relations at Anheuser-Busch InBev, to hear her thoughts on what business should do to meet the current moment of ESG investor interest and ultimately build a more equitable, sustainable future.

#BSR Conference #ESG #Sustainability Management

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Nov

11

November 11, 2020

ESG: The Sustainable Business Agenda in a Biden-Harris Administration

The Sustainable Business Agenda in a Biden-Harris Administration

Following the 2020 U.S. elections, BSR President and CEO Aron Cramer lays out an agenda for business to call on the Biden administration to adopt in order to advance a more just and sustainable world.

#Climate Change #Environment #ESG #Human Rights #Inclusive Economy #Procurement #Supply Chain

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Jan

30

January 30, 2020

ESG: Coming in from the Cold: ESG Has Its Davos Moment

Coming in from the Cold: ESG Has Its Davos Moment

It was heartening to see many new initiatives and announcements in the run up to and throughout the week at Davos 2020. One that deserves specific attention is the effort to create a single ESG reporting and disclosure framework.

#ESG #Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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