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Nov

11

November 11, 2020

Environment: 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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Sep

25

September 25, 2020

Environment: Missing Climate Week, Seeing Climate Refugees

Missing Climate Week, Seeing Climate Refugees

BSR President and CEO Aron Cramer shares his recent experience in Oregon during the wildfires, underlining the necessity of taking climate action.

#Climate Change #Environment

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Nov

19

November 19, 2019

Environment: Action for Sustainable Derivatives: A BSR/Transitions Collaboration

Action for Sustainable Derivatives: A BSR/Transitions Collaboration

To accelerate compliance of supply chains with deforestation-free and responsible sourcing principles, BSR and Transitions are excited to launch a new collaborative initiative for corporate buyers of palm-based derivatives alongside 11 member companies: Action for Sustainable Derivatives (ASD).

#Action for Sustainable Derivatives #Climate Change #Environment #Supply Chain

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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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