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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

8

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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Feb

12

February 12, 2020

Strategy And Integration: The Decisive Decade

The Decisive Decade

The 2020s will be the decisive decade in terms of meeting the objectives of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), shifting the economy to achieve the aspirations of the Paris Agreement, and achieving a fair economy that works for everyone. For companies, this decade will be about creating resilient business strategies, moving beyond integration of sustainability to truly redefine business and the role of the company in society.

#Climate Change #Human Rights #Inclusive Economy #Strategy and Integration #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management #Womens Empowerment

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Jan

14

January 14, 2020

Strategy And Integration: Five Tips for Setting Bold Sustainability Goals for 2020 and Beyond

Five Tips for Setting Bold Sustainability Goals for 2020 and Beyond

We need business to be willing to boldly tackle the complex challenges that society faces by committing to progress, even without a concrete plan. Increased ambition is not just the way to achieve the SDGs—it’s also the best way to create truly resilient business strategies.

#Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Dec

11

December 11, 2019

Strategy And Integration: The New Climate for Ever-Evolving Technology: Q&A with Patrick Browne, Director, Sustainability, UPS

The New Climate for Ever-Evolving Technology: Q&A with Patrick Browne, Director, Sustainability, UPS

BSR interviews UPS Director of Sustainability Patrick Browne on the types of new technologies UPS has deployed, the impact they have had so far, and plans to further integrate tech into their sustainability strategy for 2020 and beyond.

#Climate Change #Information and Communications Technology #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Nov

12

November 12, 2019

Strategy And Integration: The State of Sustainable Business 2019: Toward a Critical Decade

The State of Sustainable Business 2019: Toward a Critical Decade

As CEOs call for a new capitalism that values purpose alongside profit, today BSR releases the findings of its 11th annual State of Sustainable Business survey, which includes responses from business leaders representing 125 global companies.

#BSR Conference #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Nov

6

November 6, 2019

Strategy And Integration: The Case for Prioritizing Net Zero Carbon Emissions, Especially in Value Chains

The Case for Prioritizing Net Zero Carbon Emissions, Especially in Value Chains

Kaiser Permanente and BSR recently partnered with Newsweek for a survey of 300-plus multinational companies on progress toward carbon neutrality and found that 70 percent of corporations are experiencing disruptions in operations due to climate change. Now, these businesses’ efforts to reduce their carbon footprint and integrate sustainable practices into their operations have created new challenges—and opportunities—for global supply chains.

#Climate Change #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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