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Aug

17

August 17, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Three Ways to Meet Stakeholder Expectations for Local Content Development

Three Ways to Meet Stakeholder Expectations for Local Content Development

As they develop local content strategies, companies should start with these three steps to alleviate the risk of potential pitfalls.

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Aug

11

August 11, 2015

Inclusive Economy: What Are Resilient Communities?

What Are Resilient Communities?

Resilient communities value and use their assets; understand and address their challenges; and are able to adapt, recover, and rebuild. We’ll explore more about resilient communities during a special track at the BSR Conference 2015.

#Climate Change #Inclusive Economy #Resilience

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Aug

10

August 10, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Building an Inclusive Economy: A Conversation with Gap Inc.‘s Wilma Wallace and Kindley Walsh Lawlor

Building an Inclusive Economy: A Conversation with Gap Inc.‘s Wilma Wallace and Kindley Walsh Lawlor

In the seventh of our series of conversations with inclusive economy thought leaders, we spoke with Wilma Wallace and Kindley Walsh Lawlor, both vice presidents in the Global Sustainability Group at Gap Inc., on their aspirations for how the apparel industry can help build a more inclusive economy.

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Jul

23

July 23, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Why We Signed the UN Women’s Empowerment Principles

Why We Signed the UN Women’s Empowerment Principles

BSR believes women’s empowerment is a critical pillar of global sustainability. This year, we signed the United Nations Women’s Empowerment Principles, which will help us support our own employees equally and promote the principles as an organizing force for private-sector engagement.

#Inclusive Economy #Womens Empowerment

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Jul

16

July 16, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Building an Inclusive Economy: A Conversation with Chris Jochnick

Building an Inclusive Economy: A Conversation with Chris Jochnick

In the sixth installment of our interview series with inclusive economy thought leaders, we sat down with Chris Jochnick, former director of the private sector department at Oxfam America, and incoming CEO of Landesa, to hear his thoughts on expectations for business and the role of civil society in building a more inclusive economy.

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Jul

10

July 10, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Driving Business and Social Benefits Through Inclusive Community Investment

Driving Business and Social Benefits Through Inclusive Community Investment

Community investment is a critical component of developing sustainable projects within areas facing tough economic conditions.

#Energy and Extractives #Inclusive Economy #Sustainable Communities

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Jul

7

July 7, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Building an Inclusive Economy: A Conversation with NYCEDC’s Kyle Kimball

Building an Inclusive Economy: A Conversation with NYCEDC’s Kyle Kimball

In the fifth installment of our interview series with inclusive economy thought leaders, we sat down with Kyle Kimball of NYCEDC to hear his thoughts on how business and government can collaborate to make the economics of our most vibrant cities more inclusive.

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Jun

30

June 30, 2015

Inclusive Economy: The Future Is Now: Making the Benefits of Automation Work for Everyone

The Future Is Now: Making the Benefits of Automation Work for Everyone

Automation is changing the face of work. How can companies ensure that our “second machine age” provides benefits for the triple-bottom-line?

#Inclusive Economy #Information and Communications Technology #Supply Chain

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Jun

29

June 29, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Building an Inclusive Economy: A Conversation with CNTAC’s Liang Xiaohui

Building an Inclusive Economy: A Conversation with CNTAC’s Liang Xiaohui

In the fourth interview of our conversation with inclusive economy thought leaders, we spoke with Liang Xiaohui, head of social responsibility for the China National Textile and Apparel Council, about an inclusive future for the textile industry in China.

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Jun

22

June 22, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Building an Inclusive Economy: A Conversation with GlaxoSmithKline’s Clare Griffin

Building an Inclusive Economy: A Conversation with GlaxoSmithKline’s Clare Griffin

In the third installment of our interview series with inclusive economy thought leaders, we sat down with Clare Griffin of GlaxoSmithKline to hear her thoughts on access to medicine, creating good jobs, and building resilient health systems.

#Healthcare #Inclusive Economy

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