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Nov

7

November 7, 2017

Stakeholder Engagement: In Defense of Transparency: Why Extractives Companies Should Remain Committed

In Defense of Transparency: Why Extractives Companies Should Remain Committed

In spite of the U.S. government’s decision to withdraw from the Extractives Industry Transparency Initiative, extractives companies should continue to pursue transparent practices to protect their reputations and licenses to operate.

#Energy and Extractives #Stakeholder Engagement #Sustainability Management

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Aug

10

August 10, 2017

Stakeholder Engagement: Stakeholder Groups Extractives Companies Should Engage to Be Inclusive and Effective

Stakeholder Groups Extractives Companies Should Engage to Be Inclusive and Effective

In the mining sector, stakeholder engagement is particularly relevant given the close proximity to and impact on local communities through the use of resources such as water, energy, and land. While every company’s specific stakeholders depend on its operating circumstances, extractives companies should consider these stakeholder groups when developing an engagement strategy.

#Energy and Extractives #Stakeholder Engagement #Sustainability Management

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Jan

26

January 26, 2017

Stakeholder Engagement: Four Stakeholder Engagement Trends to Watch in 2017

Four Stakeholder Engagement Trends to Watch in 2017

There are clear drivers in today's operating environment for multinationals to rethink their approaches to risk, resilience, and corporate responsibility. Here are four stakeholder trends to pay attention to this year.

#Stakeholder Engagement #Sustainability Management

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Oct

4

October 4, 2016

Stakeholder Engagement: Is It Time to Overhaul Stakeholder Engagement?

Is It Time to Overhaul Stakeholder Engagement?

Our latest report introduces a new framework for the future of stakeholder engagement organized around purpose, stakeholder type, and engagement level.

#Stakeholder Engagement #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Apr

2

April 2, 2015

Stakeholder Engagement: Breakthroughs in Stakeholder Engagement

Breakthroughs in Stakeholder Engagement

At an event in March, BSR and member companies explored the future of stakeholder engagement.

#Future of Stakeholder Engagement #Stakeholder Engagement #Sustainability Management

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Nov

24

November 24, 2014

Stakeholder Engagement: Three New Frontiers of Sustainability Communications

Three New Frontiers of Sustainability Communications

New frontiers in sustainability communications could help accelerate transformation in business and society. Here, we identify three that were highlighted at the BSR Conference 2014.

#Stakeholder Engagement #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Sep

17

September 17, 2014

Stakeholder Engagement: How Tech Companies Can Engage with (Billions of) Users on Human Rights

How Tech Companies Can Engage with (Billions of) Users on Human Rights

How can technology companies engage with billions of users on potential human rights challenges?

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology #Stakeholder Engagement #Sustainability Management

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Jul

9

July 9, 2014

Stakeholder Engagement: 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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Nov

13

November 13, 2013

The Future of Sustainable Business: Finding Your Power in Networks

Jane Church, MALD Candidate, The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy

The ever-expanding networks that connect us are changing the landscape for business, and successful companies are finding new opportunities to connect with customers and stakeholders. At the BSR Conference 2013, we heard from speakers and companies who illuminated the importance of this issue—and the business models that are tapping into these networks.

#Information and Communications Technology #Stakeholder Engagement #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Nov

4

November 4, 2013

A Field Guide to CSR Reporting and Social Media

Solitaire Townsend, Cofounder, Futerra

When it comes to social media and sustainability reporting, there are three "species": the Pigeon, the Peacock, and the rare and wonderful Phoenix.

#Reporting and Communications #Stakeholder Engagement #Sustainability Management

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