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October 19, 2010

Going Local: Increasing the Value of Local Sustainability Reporting

Twenty-seven out of the 100 largest global companies are reporting on local sustainability performance at the regional, country, or site-specific level. Drawing on our experience in China, we propose an approach to local sustainability reporting—based on local engagement, internal coordination, and the use of proven reporting frameworks—that can generate value for both the company and its stakeholders.

#Ethics and Governance #Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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May 18, 2010

Corporate Responsibility and Trust in Business: Exploring the Connection

The public's trust in business hit historic lows in 2009, and it's slowly starting to rebound along with the economy. Is there a connection between the rise in trust and sustainable business practices?

#Ethics and Governance #Sustainability Management

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September 8, 2009

Winning Back the Public’s Trust in Business

The drop in public trust means business faces a tough climate with cynical consumers, unhappy employees, and critical legislators. While the public is slowly beginning to trust business again, there's room for improvement. Here, BSR's President and CEO Aron Cramer outlines six ways to turn things around.

#Ethics and Governance #Financial Services #Sustainability Management

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August 25, 2009

Case in Point: How Intel Engages Employees in Sustainability

Engaging employees in your company's corporate responsibility initiatives can improve recruitment and retention, increase their passion for their work (not to mention their productivity), and help your business meet its corporate responsibility goals. In this case study, we reveal what Intel did to increase employee engagement and boost its sustainability impact.

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

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July 14, 2009

Business and Government: Working Together in the Reset World

The signs of government’s increasing role in corporate responsibility efforts are everywhere—which might require companies to rewrite their sustainability strategies to meet the challenge of these changing times.

#Ethics and Governance #Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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