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Mar

5

March 5, 2019

Financial Services: How Private Equity Can Address TCFD and Climate Change

How Private Equity Can Address TCFD and Climate Change

What courses of action will help private equity firms address climate risks and opportunities in an actionable, meaningful way? BSR suggests two types of approach.

#Climate Change #Financial Services

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Mar

4

March 4, 2019

Financial Services: How Private Equity Firms Can Develop Responsible Investing Policies

How Private Equity Firms Can Develop Responsible Investing Policies

A responsible investment policy is a private equity firm's commitment to incorporate ESG factors into investment decisions to better manage risk and generate sustainable, long-term returns. Our white paper outlines guidance for private equity firms on a straightforward approach, relevant principles, and practical tips to use in developing a responsible investment policy.

#Financial Services

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Feb

25

February 25, 2019

Financial Services: A New Transparency Challenge for Business and Human Rights

A New Transparency Challenge for Business and Human Rights

There is an urgent need to enhance disclosure practices across all industries that receive requests for data and assistance from law enforcement agencies.

#Consumer Products #Ethics and Governance #Financial Services #Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology #Transport and Logistics

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Jan

24

January 24, 2019

Financial Services: What Larry Fink’s 2019 Letter Means for the Future of Business

What Larry Fink’s 2019 Letter Means for the Future of Business

Here are our four main takeaways from this year's letter from BlackRock's Larry Fink to CEOs.

#Financial Services #Sustainability Management

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Aug

30

August 30, 2018

Financial Services: Accelerating Awareness and Action on Corporate Governance in China

Accelerating Awareness and Action on Corporate Governance in China

We sat down with Jamie Allen to talk about ESG trends in China following the recent publication of the Asian Corporate Governance Association report, Awakening Governance: The Evolution of Corporate Governance in China.

#Financial Services #Sustainability Management

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Jun

12

June 12, 2018

Financial Services: The US$660 Billion Sustainable Supply Chain Finance Opportunity

The US$660 Billion Sustainable Supply Chain Finance Opportunity

Our new report, Win-Win-Win: The Sustainable Supply Chain Finance Opportunity, shows how supply chain and trade finance mechanisms can be leveraged to create tangible cash incentives for suppliers, drive sustainable behaviors, and transform global supply chains.

#Financial Services #Supply Chain

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Jun

6

June 6, 2018

Financial Services: Two Ways Responsible Investors Can Promote Inclusive Growth

Two Ways Responsible Investors Can Promote Inclusive Growth

Achieving and sustaining inclusive growth is both a significant challenge and an opportunity, and investors can play a huge role in our collective solution.

#Financial Services #Inclusive Economy

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May

17

May 17, 2018

Financial Services: How Business Can Help Close the Financial Inclusion Gender Gap: 2017 Global Findex Takeaways

How Business Can Help Close the Financial Inclusion Gender Gap: 2017 Global Findex Takeaways

To help close the financial inclusion gender gap, the private sector should support greater account ownership and usage among the women who make up the majority of workers in their supply chains.

#Financial Services #HERproject #Inclusive Economy #Womens Empowerment

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Apr

18

April 18, 2018

Financial Services: An Exciting New Era for ESG and Socially Responsible Investing in Japan

An Exciting New Era for ESG and Socially Responsible Investing in Japan

The pro-business Japanese government has doubled down on transparency, helping investors understand a broad set of ESG issues that are material for their investment strategies and enabling social dialogue.

#Financial Services

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