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Feb

6

February 6, 2015

Financial Services: Changing the Conversation on Financial Inclusion: The Global HERfinance Convening 2015

Changing the Conversation on Financial Inclusion: The Global HERfinance Convening 2015

The first-ever Global HERfinance Convening, taking place March 10-11 in Hong Kong, will highlight how financial education programs in factories and farms can build financial inclusion.

#Financial Services #Grants #HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Jan

9

January 9, 2015

Financial Services: Five Reasons for Companies to Invest in Climate Resilience

Five Reasons for Companies to Invest in Climate Resilience

Companies that invest in climate resilience will mitigate risk and ensure long-term prosperity. Here, we share five opportunities for investment.

#Climate Change #Financial Services

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Dec

2

December 2, 2014

Financial Services: What the OECD Guidelines Mean for Investors

What the OECD Guidelines Mean for Investors

BSR sat down with the OECD's Roel Nieuwenkamp to discuss the organization's Guidelines for Multinational Companies, which outline responsible business conduct, including for investors.

#Financial Services #Human Rights

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Oct

28

October 28, 2014

Financial Services: Is Divestment from Fossil Fuels Going Mainstream?

Is Divestment from Fossil Fuels Going Mainstream?

As divestment from fossil fuels shifts from a grassroots campaign to an issue affecting mainstream investors, it's time for companies and investment firms to know where they stand.

#Climate Change #Financial Services

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Oct

9

October 9, 2014

Financial Services: With More Investment, the Developing World Can Lead the Way to a Low-Carbon Future

With More Investment, the Developing World Can Lead the Way to a Low-Carbon Future

Global business can find good investments that also address climate change by looking to the world's most vulnerable populations.

#Climate Change #Financial Services #Supply Chain

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Oct

6

October 6, 2014

Financial Services: New BSR, Women’s World Banking Partnership to Improve Financial Access for Working Poor

New BSR, Women’s World Banking Partnership to Improve Financial Access for Working Poor

A partnership between BSR's HERfinance program and Women's World Banking will increase workers’ financial skills and awareness and create new financial products and services tailored to the working poor.

#Financial Services #Grants #Inclusive Economy #Womens Empowerment

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Oct

2

October 2, 2014

Financial Services: Four Microinsurance Trends for Large Insurers

Four Microinsurance Trends for Large Insurers

Microinsurance offers a dual value proposition to large insurers because it can offer both profits and poverty alleviation.

#Financial Services

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Aug

8

August 8, 2014

Financial Services: Talking Climate Change in Hong Kong

Talking Climate Change in Hong Kong

At a recent event in our Hong Kong office, leaders from AECOM, HP, and HSBC discussed how climate change will affect the more than 260 islands and 450 miles of coastline in Hong Kong, and what business should be doing to address these impacts.

#Climate Change #Financial Services #Supply Chain

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Jul

17

July 17, 2014

Financial Services: How Banks Speak about Restoring Public Trust

How Banks Speak about Restoring Public Trust

As financial services companies seek to restore public trust, many are communicating about how they are changing their practices through corporate and sustainability reporting.

#Financial Services #Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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Jul

9

July 9, 2014

Financial Services: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Private Equity’s Sustainability Progress

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Private Equity’s Sustainability Progress

Although some private equity firms have made initial steps in publicly disclosing their sustainability impacts, they need to go further in how—and to whom—they disclose.

#Financial Services #Reporting and Communications #Stakeholder Engagement #Sustainability Management

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