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Jul

25

July 25, 2017

Inclusive Economy: The State of Sustainable Business in 2017: Results from the Ninth Annual BSR/GlobeScan Survey

The State of Sustainable Business in 2017: Results from the Ninth Annual BSR/GlobeScan Survey

The results of this year's BSR/GlobeScan State of Sustainable Business Survey remind us of the need for business to redefine the sustainability agenda and lead in today's dynamic environment.

#BSR News #Climate Change #Inclusive Economy

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Jul

19

July 19, 2017

Inclusive Economy: Inclusive Growth: How Business Leads

Inclusive Growth: How Business Leads

Companies are taking action on promoting inclusive growth through three main mechanisms: creating good jobs, expanding access to products, and engaging with society.

#Inclusive Economy

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Jul

18

July 18, 2017

Inclusive Economy: Impact Sourcing and Inclusive Supply Chains: A Conversation with Bloomberg and Digital Divide Data

Impact Sourcing and Inclusive Supply Chains: A Conversation with Bloomberg and Digital Divide Data

The next wave for employment in outsourcing is not about finding the next location; it’s about thinking more inclusively when tapping local talent.

#Global Impact Sourcing Coalition #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain

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Jun

14

June 14, 2017

Inclusive Economy: Impact Sourcing and Inclusive Supply Chains: A Conversation with Microsoft’s Tim Hopper

Impact Sourcing and Inclusive Supply Chains: A Conversation with Microsoft’s Tim Hopper

We sat down with Microsoft's manager of responsible sourcing initiatives to discuss its recent focus on inclusion of people with disabilities in the supply chain and more.

#Global Impact Sourcing Coalition #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain

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Apr

11

April 11, 2017

Inclusive Economy: Automation: How Business Can Lead a Sustainable Transition

Automation: How Business Can Lead a Sustainable Transition

Adopting these four practices can help companies facilitate a smooth transition to automation.

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Apr

6

April 6, 2017

Inclusive Economy: Made in Africa: How the Apparel Sector Can Build an Ethical Sourcing Destination

Made in Africa: How the Apparel Sector Can Build an Ethical Sourcing Destination

Many apparel brands are starting to source from sub-Saharan Africa. Here's how they can embed responsible business practices and advance women's economic empowerment from the beginning.

#Consumer Products #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

13

March 13, 2017

Inclusive Economy: Preventing Violent Extremism: An Interview with Amy Cunningham, GCERF

Preventing Violent Extremism: An Interview with Amy Cunningham, GCERF

We sat down with a senior advisor at the Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund to discuss how the private sector and other stakeholders can help prevent vulnerable men, women, and youth from joining terrorist groups.

#Inclusive Economy

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Mar

3

March 3, 2017

Inclusive Economy: A New Era for Chinese Industry: Automation, Optimization, and Global Supply Chains

A New Era for Chinese Industry: Automation, Optimization, and Global Supply Chains

Chinese industry is entering a new era in which optimization of resources, labor, and cost is critical. These shifts will require major changes to the way global businesses operate in China.

#Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain

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Mar

2

March 2, 2017

Inclusive Economy: Three Ways to Embed Sustainability in Public-Private Partnerships for U.S. Infrastructure

Three Ways to Embed Sustainability in Public-Private Partnerships for U.S. Infrastructure

BSR sees investing in U.S. infrastructure as a major opportunity to create employment, upgrade to climate-friendly systems, and build a transportation system fit for a low-carbon economy.

#Inclusive Economy #Industrials and Utilities

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Jan

12

January 12, 2017

Inclusive Economy: Responsive and Responsible Leadership: A Look Ahead at Davos

Responsive and Responsible Leadership: A Look Ahead at Davos

Responsible leadership, now more than ever, demands that all of us—as citizens, workers, politicians, and business executives—defend essential values and principles.

#Climate Change #Human Rights #Inclusive Economy #Womens Empowerment

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