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Oct

10

October 10, 2013

Ethics And Governance: Collaborative Initiatives: Accelerators or Diversions?

Collaborative Initiatives: Accelerators or Diversions?

Christine Bader, Human Rights Advisor, BSR

With any collaborative initiative, the question must be asked: Is this going to accelerate progress or divert attention and resources from the real problem?

#Ethics and Governance #Human Rights #Sustainability Management

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Jun

13

June 13, 2013

Ethics And Governance: In the Era of PRISM, ‘Knowing and Showing’ on Human Rights

In the Era of PRISM, ‘Knowing and Showing’ on Human Rights

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.

#Consumer Products #Ethics and Governance #Information and Communications Technology #Sustainability Management

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Jun

4

June 4, 2013

Ethics And Governance: New Guidelines for Chinese Companies Operating Abroad

New Guidelines for Chinese Companies Operating Abroad

The Chinese government released guidelines this year for Chinese companies doing business abroad on how to operate sustainably and responsibly. We analyze the guidelines and offer four steps on how companies can implement robust social and environmental strategies.

#Environment #Ethics and Governance #Sustainability Management

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Apr

12

April 12, 2013

Ethics And Governance: Sustainability in Japan: A Conversation with Asako Nagai, BSR Senior Advisor

Sustainability in Japan: A Conversation with Asako Nagai, BSR Senior Advisor

What is the evolution of sustainability practices in the Japanese business environment? BSR's new Senior Advisor Asako Nagai shares insights with Vice President, Asia-Pacific, Jeremy Prepscius.

#Ethics and Governance #Sustainability Management

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Apr

10

April 10, 2013

Ethics And Governance: Is there a ‘CSR Made in France’?

Is there a ‘CSR Made in France’?

Can a “CSR Made in France” approach give French companies a global, competitive advantage?

#Ethics and Governance #Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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Mar

25

March 25, 2013

Ethics And Governance: Networks for Building a Sustainable Hong Kong

Networks for Building a Sustainable Hong Kong

During a recent Hong Kong dinner event, companies and government addressed the challenges businesses face in promoting sustainability in the city through long-term, impactful changes.

#Ethics and Governance #Sustainability Management #Sustainable Communities

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Dec

7

December 7, 2012

Ethics And Governance: ‘War on Waste’ in Hong Kong

‘War on Waste’ in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong government just announced a war on food waste—vowing to reduce it by 10 percent by 2015. As BSR’s "Waste Not Want Not: An Overview of Food Waste" report highlights that in Hong Kong and around the world, food waste occurs across the many aspects of the food chain—from farm to fork.

#Environment #Ethics and Governance #Food Beverage and Agriculture #Sustainability Management

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Oct

19

October 19, 2012

Ethics And Governance: It’s Time to Change: Supply Chain Accountability

It’s Time to Change: Supply Chain Accountability

We know supply chains can have real problems that impact real lives. We’ve been reminded again of this stark reality with th recent tragic fires in the garment factories in Pakistan that led to avoidable deaths. Sadly though, these stories aren’t new, whether in recent years in Bangladesh, a decade ago in China, back in 1911 in New York City, or any number of incidents in between.

#Ethics and Governance #Human Rights #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management

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Oct

16

October 16, 2012

Ethics And Governance: Five Traits of Sustainability Leaders

Five Traits of Sustainability Leaders

A new report from BSR, Changing Consciousness, and Executiva examines the "sustainability leadership competency gap"—the important traits and characteristics for sustainability that are not accounted for in traditional definitions of leadership.

#Ethics and Governance #Sustainability Management

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Oct

12

October 12, 2012

Ethics And Governance: A View from Yangon: Opportunities for Responsible Investment

A View from Yangon: Opportunities for Responsible Investment

A trademark sign of globalization can now be seen at several prominent intersections in Yangon, Myanmar: Coca-Cola billboards.

#Ethics and Governance #Financial Services #Sustainability Management

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