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April 7, 2015
BSR worked with Walmart to help train farmers on sustainable agriculture practices—a three-year program that resulted in better produce, lower environmental impacts, and increased revenues for farmers. Here, we reflect on program impacts and lessons learned about sustainability-focused training programs.
October 30, 2014
BSR Conference 2014 plenary speaker and PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi spoke with us about the company’s ongoing transformation, its focus on delivering Performance with Purpose, and how this strategy is having a positive impact on PepsiCo’s business, the environment, and society.
October 27, 2014
A new BSR report study outlines the opportunity to boost women's empowerment in Ethiopia, Rwanda, and Uganda through workplace-based health programs in the agricultural sector.
September 18, 2014
With the BSR Conference 2014 just around the corner, we wanted to share a behind-the-scenes look at how we’ve made our annual event more environmentally sustainable.
July 18, 2014
BSR's is working with Cambridge University and the European Climate Foundation to translate climate science for different industries, including agriculture, through summary reports. Through our climate projects in Asia, we're working to address several of the implications laid out in the agriculture report.
February 14, 2014
The cut-flower industry has a significant economic impact in the developing world, and a unique opportunity to drive benefits for businesses, workers, and communities. But challenges, including persistent labor issues and difficulty in communicating about responsible supply chain programs, remain, which is why BSR's HERproject is joining a new flower industry initiative.
February 7, 2014
Oceans are essential to the health of people, the planet, and business—but significant environmental issues are threatening fisheries and marine ecosystems. However, the pathway toward a more resilient and innovative fisheries and seafood industry is far simpler than it may seem.
October 15, 2013
Companies are used to looking at supply chain risks related to labor or environmental impacts. But large, distributed supply chains and business networks facilitated by easy air travel are now exposing more people to emerging health risks.
September 30, 2013
There are many challenges related to Big Data—particularly privacy. But when used correctly, Big Data gives us unparalleled opportunities to untangle and understand vast networks of information to address environmental sustainability issues.
April 26, 2013
China’s tradition of offering a largesse at mealtimes is contributing to an unsustainable problem: The world’s most populous country, with per capita arable land at less than 40 percent of the global average, China can’t afford to waste 12 percent of its food every year.