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Jan

12

January 12, 2021

Strategy And Integration: 2021: Optimism and Resolve for the Decisive Decade

2021: Optimism and Resolve for the Decisive Decade

It is time to turn ambition to action. In the year ahead, BSR will be focusing on three broad areas: (1) business transformation to meet ESG objectives; (2) decisive climate action to translate commitments into real change; and (3) creating an economy that is truly inclusive.

#Climate Change #Human Rights #Inclusive Economy #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Mar

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March 1, 2021

Strategy And Integration: Three Ways to Improve Supply Chain Sustainability in the Decisive Decade

Three Ways to Improve Supply Chain Sustainability in the Decisive Decade

For companies, it is a business imperative to have a more transparent, resilient, responsible, and sustainable global supply chain model. Here are three steps for improving supply chain sustainability.

#Strategy and Integration #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management

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Feb

24

February 24, 2021

Strategy And Integration: How Business Should Respond to the Coup in Myanmar

How Business Should Respond to the Coup in Myanmar

Drawing on the UNGPs, UN guidance for business in conflict situations, and BSR’s own experience working with businesses in Myanmar and advising companies on human rights due diligence in high-risk contexts, here are seven practical steps that businesses with a presence in Myanmar can take.

#Human Rights #Strategy and Integration

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Feb

17

February 17, 2021

Strategy And Integration: To Combat Systemic Discrimination, Companies Need to Acknowledge Their Role

To Combat Systemic Discrimination, Companies Need to Acknowledge Their Role

How can companies play a role in tackling systemic racism and discrimination?

#DEI #Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology #Strategy and Integration

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Oct

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October 22, 2020

Strategy And Integration: Election 2020: A Test for American Democracy, and A Test for American Business

Election 2020: A Test for American Democracy, and A Test for American Business

Many companies have already taken steps to enable voting and to promote free and fair elections as Election Day approaches in the U.S. Here are five additional things that business can do to sustain a healthy democracy.

#Ethics and Governance #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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May

4

May 4, 2020

Strategy And Integration: Sustainability Reporting and Early Lessons from COVID-19

Sustainability Reporting and Early Lessons from COVID-19

BSR has observed several trends emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic and compared them with best practices on reporting. We are sharing these insights here to assist company sustainability teams as they strive to keep stakeholders informed—despite, in many cases, the reality of limited time and diminished resources.

#Reporting and Communications #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Apr

10

April 10, 2020

Strategy And Integration: COVID-19 and Our Future World

COVID-19 and Our Future World

BSR and Polecat analyze the top ESG issues and sectors arising in global discourse about COVID-19 over the last fortnight.

#Climate Change #Human Rights #Inclusive Economy #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Apr

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April 8, 2020

Strategy And Integration: Resilient Business Strategies: The Road to Recovery Based on Sustainability Principles

Resilient Business Strategies: The Road to Recovery Based on Sustainability Principles

In the wake of COVID-19, we are calling for business to “meet the moment and build the future.” In doing so, resilient business strategies will be fundamentally important to business success as well as economic and social recovery.

#Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Apr

6

April 6, 2020

Strategy And Integration: How Sustainability Teams Can Meet the Moment

How Sustainability Teams Can Meet the Moment

It’s still too early to know the full human and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. But eventually, we will need to begin to ponder the question: how will we rebuild once the crisis has passed? What can sustainability teams in companies expect?

#Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Mar

12

March 12, 2020

Strategy And Integration: Women’s Empowerment Principles: Turning a Decade of Lessons into Ambitious Business Action

Women’s Empowerment Principles: Turning a Decade of Lessons into Ambitious Business Action

A new report from BSR and the United Nations Global Compact presents aggregate findings of the WEPs Gender Gap Analysis Tool, an online platform that has been used by more than 2,000 companies around the world since its launch in 2017 to anonymously assess their gender equality performance.

#Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management #Womens Empowerment

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