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November 28, 2012

China’s Social Risk Reviews: A Tool Not a Burden

Earlier this month, China's leadership announced that "social risk reviews" will be required for all major industrial projects.

#Energy and Extractives #Human Rights #Stakeholder Engagement #Sustainability Management

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October 30, 2012

EDF’s Fred Krupp and Mindy Lubber of Ceres at BSR Conference 2012

Environmental Defense Fund President Fred Krupp and Mindy Lubber, President of Ceres and Director at Investor Network on Climate Risk, discuss the changing energy landscape at BSR Conference 2012: Fast Forward.

#BSR News #Energy and Extractives

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July 24, 2012

Can Carbon Capture Solve Climate Change?

The GreenBiz senior writer and Fortune magazine contributing editor discusses climate change—the market opportunities for carbon capture, the barriers to progress, and what he'd like to see business do to help solve this global challenge.

#Climate Change #Energy and Extractives

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June 14, 2012

BSR at Rio: To Brazil and Back Again—A 20-Year Human Rights Journey

I will have the opportunity to return to Brazil, my place of birth, for the Rio+20 Earth Summit almost 20 years since I was there last. As an American, Canadian, and Brazilian, I will be a part of the global community descending on Rio, also two decades since the first Earth Summit.

#Energy and Extractives #Human Rights

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May 15, 2012

Burning at Both Ends: Understanding Energy’s Two Major—and Opposite—Climate Trends

For companies thinking about climate change and energy, what are the implications of two countervailing trends, the rise of energy with lower carbon content, and the concurrent rise of high-carbon energy?

#Climate Change #Energy and Extractives

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May 3, 2011

Managing Energy by Working Directly With Suppliers

Companies that rely on manufacturing in China can manage supply chain energy effectively by building a Scope 3 strategy and a program that helps individual suppliers address their unique challenges and opportunities. BSR’s Energy Efficiency Partnership provides lessons on working directly with suppliers.

#Energy and Extractives #Supply Chain

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July 22, 2010

The Oil Spill in the Gulf: An Argument for CSR, Not Against It

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