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Nov

29

November 29, 2017

Industrials And Utilities: Climate Lessons from the Vehicle Industry

Climate Lessons from the Vehicle Industry

Global automakers and other vehicle manufacturers are in one of the most carbon-intensive industries. And other companies can—and should—look to their holistic approaches to climate action.

#Climate Change #Industrials and Utilities

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Aug

21

August 21, 2017

Industrials And Utilities: The Human Rights Implications of the Renewable Energy Transition

The Human Rights Implications of the Renewable Energy Transition

We can expect the intersection between human rights and renewable energy to become increasingly relevant in our near future, and we invite you to be a part of this trend by integrating the human rights agenda into your business practices.

#Climate Change #Human Rights #Industrials and Utilities

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Mar

2

March 2, 2017

Industrials And Utilities: 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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Feb

28

February 28, 2017

Industrials And Utilities: Clean Power Generates American Jobs and Business Competitiveness

Clean Power Generates American Jobs and Business Competitiveness

Transformations in the U.S. energy sector toward renewable sources have led to increased employment, more efficient energy use, and more. Withdrawing from the Clean Air Act, including the Clean Power Plan, will slow this progress but will not undermine it.

#Climate Change #Energy and Extractives #Industrials and Utilities

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Sep

23

September 23, 2016

Industrials And Utilities: The Clean Power Plan Is Bold Policy that Will Benefit the Economy

The Clean Power Plan Is Bold Policy that Will Benefit the Economy

The U.S. Clean Power Plan is one of the most significant pieces of environmental policy the United States has ever seen, and it will help companies remove barriers to climate goals and reduce business risk.

#Climate Change #Energy and Extractives #Future of Internet Power #Industrials and Utilities

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Jul

20

July 20, 2016

Industrials And Utilities: Sustainable Development Goal 7 Needs Business Leadership to Drive Energy Access

Sustainable Development Goal 7 Needs Business Leadership to Drive Energy Access

It’s time to close the energy-access gap, and business is well positioned for leadership in this area through partnerships, community investment, and stakeholder engagement.

#Energy and Extractives #Industrials and Utilities

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Apr

14

April 14, 2016

Industrials And Utilities: BSR Member Spotlight: Neil Hawkins, Chief Sustainability Officer, Dow Chemical Company

BSR Member Spotlight: Neil Hawkins, Chief Sustainability Officer, Dow Chemical Company

In the third in a blog series highlighting BSR members and their sustainability stories, we spoke with Neil Hawkins of Dow Chemical Company about the company’s 2025 sustainability goals, the importance of executive sponsorship, and the need to collaborate across corporate value chains.

#BSR Member #Industrials and Utilities

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Apr

7

April 7, 2016

Industrials And Utilities: Building a Social License to Operate in the Renewable Energy Sector

Building a Social License to Operate in the Renewable Energy Sector

Renewables companies can raise the level of acceptance of projects among communities, stakeholders, and the public through planning ahead, allocating resources, identifying risks and opportunities, and more.

#Energy and Extractives #Industrials and Utilities

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Apr

4

April 4, 2016

Industrials And Utilities: World’s Leading Companies Agree: Clean Power Plan Is Necessary Part of U.S. National Climate Plan

World’s Leading Companies Agree: Clean Power Plan Is Necessary Part of U.S. National Climate Plan

The biggest players in technology and some of the largest consumer brands recently submitted separate friend-of-the-court briefs providing resounding support for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan.

#Climate Change #Energy and Extractives #Industrials and Utilities

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Mar

28

March 28, 2016

Industrials And Utilities: What the Renewable Energy Sector Can Learn from Mining, Oil, and Gas Companies

What the Renewable Energy Sector Can Learn from Mining, Oil, and Gas Companies

A close review of good practices from the mining, oil, and gas sector could inform companies on how to responsibly manage stakeholder engagement and community relations for renewable energy projects.

#Energy and Extractives #Industrials and Utilities

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