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Apr

14

April 14, 2016

Manufacturing: 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 #Manufacturing

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Nov

19

November 19, 2015

Manufacturing: 3-D Printing a More Just and Sustainable World

3-D Printing a More Just and Sustainable World

From producing human skin to combatting rhino poaching to feeding astronauts pizzas in space, 3-D printing is driving innovation across an impressive array of applications. BSR recently published a report highlighting what it means for sustainability.

#Information and Communications Technology #Manufacturing

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Nov

5

November 5, 2015

Manufacturing: Tom Linebarger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cummins Inc., Addresses BSR Conference 2015

Tom Linebarger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cummins Inc., Addresses BSR Conference 2015

In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2015, Tom Linebarger, Chairman and CEO of Cummins Inc. underlined the importance of resilience in leadership to tackle environmental and social challenges.

#BSR Conference #Manufacturing #Resilience

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Nov

3

November 3, 2015

Manufacturing: Two Questions for Cummins Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Tom Linebarger

Two Questions for Cummins Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Tom Linebarger

BSR Conference 2015 plenary speaker and Cummins Inc. Chairman and CEO Tom Linebarger talks about resilience at his company, and the role of resilience in leadership.

#BSR Conference #Manufacturing #Resilience

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Jul

13

July 13, 2015

Manufacturing: The Internet of Green Electronics

The Internet of Green Electronics

BSR explores how five trends in the ICT sector will influence the future of green electronics.

#Information and Communications Technology #Manufacturing

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May

18

May 18, 2015

Manufacturing: Addressing Climate Change Through Technology

Addressing Climate Change Through Technology

The manufacturing sector accounts for approximately half of greenhouse gas emissions. Many manufacturers are investing in technology and innovation to reduce their emissions.

#Climate Change #Manufacturing

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Feb

19

February 19, 2015

Manufacturing: What Car Hackers Can Teach Automakers about Data Privacy and Transparency

What Car Hackers Can Teach Automakers about Data Privacy and Transparency

To address data privacy and transparency concerns, the auto industry can follow an approach that BSR has taken with technology and financial services companies, which are also vulnerable to these issues.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology #Manufacturing

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Feb

18

February 18, 2015

Manufacturing: From Materiality to Strategy: How SABIC Integrates Sustainability

From Materiality to Strategy: How SABIC Integrates Sustainability

BSR sat down with a corporate sustainability leader at SABIC to discuss the company's approach to materiality and lessons that other businesses can take away.

#Manufacturing #Materiality #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Feb

12

February 12, 2015

Manufacturing: A Look Behind the CDP’s Ranking of Auto Companies’ Climate Impacts

A Look Behind the CDP’s Ranking of Auto Companies’ Climate Impacts

A look at the information behind a recent ranking of automakers’ climate performance reveals more about the industry’s climate impacts—and threats from climate change.

#Climate Change #Manufacturing

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Feb

3

February 3, 2015

Manufacturing: Manufacturing in 2015: Four Sustainability Trends to Watch

Manufacturing in 2015: Four Sustainability Trends to Watch

Growing expectations around environmental and social performance in the manufacturing industry will create new challenges in 2015. Here, we share four key issues that the industry faces—and the opportunities they present.

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