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May

11

May 11, 2016

Environment: Investing in Nature Can Be Win-Win-Win for Business, Communities, and the Environment

Investing in Nature Can Be Win-Win-Win for Business, Communities, and the Environment

A new BSR report makes the triple-bottom-line business case for investing in nature, including numerous examples from leading companies.

#Climate Change #Ecosystem Services #Environment

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Nov

18

November 18, 2015

Environment: Do Your Investment Due Diligence Protocols Consider Water and Climate Change?

Do Your Investment Due Diligence Protocols Consider Water and Climate Change?

In an increasingly warm and water-scarce world, adding climate and water issues to investment due diligence is key. Here, we outline quantitative and qualitative tools to help businesses make smarter investment decisions.

#Climate Change #Environment #Financial Services

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Oct

27

October 27, 2015

Environment: Two Questions for Sandra Postel, Director, Global Water Policy Project

Two Questions for Sandra Postel, Director, Global Water Policy Project

BSR Conference 2015 speaker Sandra Postel, the director of the Global Water Policy Project, spoke with us about the how the principles on building resilience into ecosystems can be applied to building resilience into leadership.

#BSR Conference #Environment #Resilience #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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May

14

May 14, 2015

Environment: Three Ways Companies Can Act on Plastic Waste

Three Ways Companies Can Act on Plastic Waste

Few companies can do without plastic, but the material causes significant environmental problems. Companies can act by optimizing procurement and waste management practices.

#Environment #Procurement Leadership Group #Supply Chain

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Apr

7

April 7, 2015

Environment: Reflecting on Three Years of Green Farmer Training in China

Reflecting on Three Years of Green Farmer Training in China

BSR worked with Walmart to help train farmers on sustainable agriculture practices—a three-year program that resulted in better produce, lower environmental impacts, and increased revenues for farmers. Here, we reflect on program impacts and lessons learned about sustainability-focused training programs.

#Environment #Food Beverage and Agriculture #Grants #Supply Chain

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Jan

29

January 29, 2015

Environment: Why Ecosystem Services Is Relevant to your Company

Why Ecosystem Services Is Relevant to your Company

Updated BSR research highlights how companies and governments are engaging on ecosystem services.

#Ecosystem Services #Environment

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Feb

25

February 25, 2014

Environment: Investing in Sustainable Urban Progress in São Paulo

Investing in Sustainable Urban Progress in São Paulo

São Paulo, the 10th largest city economy in the world, reflects some of the challenges across Brazil when it comes to transportation infrastructure, air pollution, and public corruption. How business, government, and civil society work together will be the biggest determinant of the future for sustainability in the region.

#Environment #Inclusive Economy

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Jan

14

January 14, 2014

Environment: Hopes for the Business World in the New Year

Hopes for the Business World in the New Year

In 2014, business should commit to three goals that are essential to business, human, and environmental sustainability. By focusing on becoming biodiversity and ecosystem services neutral, companies can ensure that natural systems continue to function in the ways that we have come to expect.

#Ecosystem Services #Environment #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Jan

13

January 13, 2014

Environment: 2014 in Two Acts: Part I, Paving the Way for International Agreements of 2015

2014 in Two Acts: Part I, Paving the Way for International Agreements of 2015

Here, BSR President and CEO Aron Cramer considers the most important stories of 2014 in two acts. In Act I, he explores how we can create the right conditions for international agreements in 2015 on climate change and sustainable development.

#Climate Change #Environment #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Nov

25

November 25, 2013

Megacities in China: The Opportunity for Collaboration on Sustainable Urbanization

Today, roughly half of the people in China live in an urban region. The latest in our ongoing series on sustainable urban development looks at the opportunities for business to help address environmental challenges, including energy use, pollution, and infrastructure impacts, in China's great cities.

#Energy and Extractives #Environment

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