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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

Stakeholder Engagement: The Future of Sustainable Business: Finding Your Power in Networks

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

Stakeholder Engagement: A Field Guide to CSR Reporting and Social Media

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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Oct

3

October 3, 2013

Stakeholder Engagement: Five Tips for Stakeholder Engagement on Social Media

Five Tips for Stakeholder Engagement on Social Media

When it comes to engaging with stakeholders on social media, many sustainability professionals don't know where to begin. Based on a recent workshop in Paris, we share five approaches to managing social media for this very purpose.

#Reporting and Communications #Stakeholder Engagement #Sustainability Management

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Aug

15

August 15, 2013

Stakeholder Engagement: Equator Principles III: What Do Energy and Extractives Companies Need to Know?

Equator Principles III: What Do Energy and Extractives Companies Need to Know?

In the second in a series of blogs on the Equator Principles III, BSR has identified five major changes that the new requirements will have on energy and extractives companies that receive funding from Equator Principles Financial Institutions.

#Energy and Extractives #Reporting and Communications #Stakeholder Engagement #Sustainability Management

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Feb

27

February 27, 2013

Stakeholder Engagement: Ernesto Sirolli on Effective Community Engagement

Ernesto Sirolli on Effective Community Engagement

Many of us are familiar with the process of community engagement or development. Ernesto Sirolli highlights three simple points that are crucial to avoiding community conflicts.

#Stakeholder Engagement #Sustainability Management #Sustainable Communities

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Dec

20

December 20, 2012

Stakeholder Engagement: What Cerberus’ Firearm Divestment Says About Private Equity and Social Responsibility

What Cerberus’ Firearm Divestment Says About Private Equity and Social Responsibility

In the wake of the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, headlines in the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal have focused on the private equity firm Cerberus, a leading investor in the firearms industry.

#Financial Services #Stakeholder Engagement #Sustainability Management

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Dec

14

December 14, 2012

Stakeholder Engagement: Understanding ‘Engagement’ for Better Business: A Practical Approach

Understanding ‘Engagement’ for Better Business: A Practical Approach

Engagement concepts such as “broad community support,” “social license to operate,” and “free, prior, and informed consent" are fundamentally based on carrying out community engagement, i.e. building relationships.

#Human Rights #Stakeholder Engagement #Sustainability Management #Sustainable Communities

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