BSR logo

Topics

Financial Services Blog


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

Read More


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

Read More


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

Read More


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

Read More


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

Read More


Feb

1

February 1, 2018

Financial Services: Four Sustainability Management Trends and Opportunities in the Banking Sector

Four Sustainability Management Trends and Opportunities in the Banking Sector

How has corporate responsibility in the banking sector changed since the 2008 financial crisis? What more could be done?

#Financial Services #Sustainability Management

Read More


Oct

3

October 3, 2017

Financial Services: The Increasing Importance of Articulating Long-Term Value

The Increasing Importance of Articulating Long-Term Value

Institutional investors are increasingly vocal about long-term value; companies can proactively engage and attract these investors who value ESG commitments.

#Financial Services #Sustainability Management

Read More


Jun

21

June 21, 2017

Financial Services: Activist Investors and the Rise of Short-Termism 2.0

Activist Investors and the Rise of Short-Termism 2.0

The rise of hedge fund activist investors is making it more challenging for companies to focus on long-term value creation.

#Financial Services

Read More


May

9

May 9, 2017

Financial Services: New BSR Report: Scaling Clean Energy through Financial Industry Collaboration

New BSR Report: Scaling Clean Energy through Financial Industry Collaboration

The transition to a low-carbon economy is underway. How can the financial services industry collaborate to scale clean energy finance?

#Climate Change #Collaboration #Financial Services

Read More