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November 24, 2009

Financial Services: Will ESG Investing Take Off in China?

Will ESG Investing Take Off in China?

BSR's recent research conducted for the International Finance Corporation in China reveals that the country is well positioned to become a leader in environmental, social, and governance-based (ESG) investing.

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Oct

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October 13, 2009

Financial Services: ESG in the Mainstream

ESG in the Mainstream

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Sep

25

September 25, 2009

Financial Services: Performance Indicators in the Reset World

Performance Indicators in the Reset World

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Sep

22

September 22, 2009

Financial Services: High-Tech Solutions for Low-Tech Problems

High-Tech Solutions for Low-Tech Problems

The "base of the pyramid"—the nearly 4 billion people in the world who survive on less than US$3,000 annually—represent both a sustainability challenge and an opportunity for companies that address their needs. The ICT sector is uniquely positioned to help solve these challenges, while taking advantage of new market opportunities.

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Sep

15

September 15, 2009

Financial Services: The Value of Using Environmental, Social, and Governance Criteria in Mainstream Investing

The Value of Using Environmental, Social, and Governance Criteria in Mainstream Investing

The 2008 global financial crisis renewed attention on the value of integrating companies' social and environmental performance into mainstream investment analyses. This article examines several important developments related to ESG integration that all public companies should consider when thinking about how to manage ESG issues and communicate to investors.

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Sep

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September 8, 2009

Financial Services: Winning Back the Public’s Trust in Business

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.

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Aug

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August 4, 2009

Financial Services: Who Cares About the Millennium Development Goals?

Who Cares About the Millennium Development Goals?

Businesses have the chance to contribute to a stronger and more sustainable global economy—and profit from the success of responsible operations—by taking action to reduce poverty and strengthen communities where they operate and from which they source. Here's how to start.

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