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Dec

1

December 1, 2014

Reporting And Communications: So, You’ve Finished Your Materiality Exercise. Now What?

So, You’ve Finished Your Materiality Exercise. Now What?

A large number of companies have embraced the principle of materiality to identify their most important sustainability issues. Here’s how to use materiality to define a strategy that resonates globally.

#Materiality #Reporting and Communications #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Nov

21

November 21, 2014

Reporting And Communications: Why We Are Measuring Our Impact at BSR

Why We Are Measuring Our Impact at BSR

Last year, BSR launched a framework to formally assess the impact we are having on the world—and how well we are fulfilling our mission. Here’s why we’re measuring our impact and how we intend to do it.

#Ethics and Governance #Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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Oct

20

October 20, 2014

Reporting And Communications: EU Disclosure: How Ready Are You to Report on Nonfinancial Information?

EU Disclosure: How Ready Are You to Report on Nonfinancial Information?

The EU’s PE-CONS 47/14, a new directive on mandatory disclosure of nonfinancial information, raises the bar on disclosure, emphasizes due diligence, and requires greater supply chain transparency.

#Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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Sep

29

September 29, 2014

Reporting And Communications: Two Questions for H&M CEO Karl-Johan Persson: How Do You Promote Transparency and Transformation?

Two Questions for H&M CEO Karl-Johan Persson: How Do You Promote Transparency and Transformation?

BSR Conference 2014 plenary speaker Karl-Johan Persson, CEO of H&M, discusses the company's approach to transparency and its most significant transformation over the past year.

#Consumer Products #Inclusive Economy #Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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Aug

11

August 11, 2014

Reporting And Communications: Does Transparency Matter?

Does Transparency Matter?

Transparency—one of the twin themes for the BSR Conference 2014—is often lauded as key to successful sustainability efforts. Here, BSR's Managing Director Dunstan Allison-Hope asks why.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology #Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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Aug

7

August 7, 2014

Reporting And Communications: Moving Beyond the Science: Five Ways to Reframe the Climate Narrative

Moving Beyond the Science: Five Ways to Reframe the Climate Narrative

Climate change communications have failed to inspire individuals and institutions to act. A meeting, convened by BSR, the Oak Foundation, and the UN Foundation, explored new approaches to communicate effectively about this global challenge.

#Climate Change #Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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Jul

17

July 17, 2014

Reporting And Communications: How Banks Speak about Restoring Public Trust

How Banks Speak about Restoring Public Trust

As financial services companies seek to restore public trust, many are communicating about how they are changing their practices through corporate and sustainability reporting.

#Financial Services #Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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Jul

9

July 9, 2014

Reporting And Communications: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Private Equity’s Sustainability Progress

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Private Equity’s Sustainability Progress

Although some private equity firms have made initial steps in publicly disclosing their sustainability impacts, they need to go further in how—and to whom—they disclose.

#Financial Services #Reporting and Communications #Stakeholder Engagement #Sustainability Management

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Jun

11

June 11, 2014

What Vodafone’s New Law-Enforcement Report Says About the Future of Sustainability Reporting

The law-enforcement disclosure section of Vodafone’s new sustainability report is candid, innovative, and hints at the future of reporting.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology #Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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Nov

13

November 13, 2013

Reporting And Communications: Sustainability Storytelling: Creating a Narrative that Matters

Sustainability Storytelling: Creating a Narrative that Matters

Storytelling has the power to connect us with our past, inspire us with a vision for our future, illuminate the connections among all people, and create a forum for discussing solutions to tough problems. Here are some of the stories—and the ideas for successful sustainability storytelling—from the BSR Conference 2013.

#Human Rights #Media and Entertainment #Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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