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Jun

3

June 3, 2019

Strategy And Integration: Time’s Up: Women Should Be Front and Center of Corporate Human Rights Due Diligence

Time’s Up: Women Should Be Front and Center of Corporate Human Rights Due Diligence

The UNGP report "Gender Dimensions of the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights" has the primary objective of putting an end to gender-blind human rights due diligence and access to remedy. This report reinforces BSR’s position that places gender equality at the heart of its initiatives, programs, and tools.

#Human Rights #Strategy and Integration #Womens Empowerment

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May

27

May 27, 2019

Strategy And Integration: Exploring Employee Activism: Why This Stakeholder Group Can No Longer Be Ignored

Exploring Employee Activism: Why This Stakeholder Group Can No Longer Be Ignored

For companies used to thinking about stakeholder engagement as an external-facing exercise, the strength and speed of staff unrest has been a surprise. Companies in all sectors need to start regarding employees as their most significant interest group.

#Stakeholder Engagement #Strategy and Integration

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Apr

29

April 29, 2019

Strategy And Integration: Why 2019 Is the Year of Stakeholder Trust

Why 2019 Is the Year of Stakeholder Trust

In 2019, the question of how to build and retain stakeholder trust—among investors, regulators, customers, suppliers, civil society organizations, and the general public—is the most pressing challenge facing business.

#Stakeholder Engagement #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Apr

25

April 25, 2019

Strategy And Integration: Three Questions to Think About for Your 2030 Strategy

Three Questions to Think About for Your 2030 Strategy

With many sustainability strategies and goals expiring in 2020, it is now time for companies to think about their sustainability priorities for the next ten years.

#Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Aug

2

August 2, 2017

Strategy And Integration: How to Build Effective Sustainability Governance Structures

How to Build Effective Sustainability Governance Structures

Sustainability governance helps a company implement sustainability strategy across the business, manage goal-setting and reporting processes, strengthen relations with external stakeholders, and ensure overall accountability. It’s important to keep in mind that there is no cookie-cutter structure that can be applied; every company must tailor its approach for what makes most sense given its business model, structure, resources, and level of sustainability integration into the business.

#Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Mar

30

March 30, 2017

Strategy And Integration: A Guide to Stakeholder Engagement for Healthier Communities

A Guide to Stakeholder Engagement for Healthier Communities

The Healthy Business Coalition’s new Stakeholder Engagement Guide is designed to help companies engage key stakeholders on their healthy business goals, progress, and obstacles.

#Healthy Business Coalition #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Mar

17

March 17, 2017

Strategy And Integration: Evolution in Private Equity ESG: From Policies and Efficiency to Impact

Evolution in Private Equity ESG: From Policies and Efficiency to Impact

The private equity sector has a unique and powerful opportunity to evolve to an integrated, strategic approach to sustainability, which will enhance stakeholder relations and reputation; advance positive environmental, social, and governance impacts; and improve business outcomes.

#Financial Services #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Feb

7

February 7, 2017

Strategy And Integration: Redefining Business Leadership in a New Environment

Redefining Business Leadership in a New Environment

As we witness a systematic assault on the foundations for a just and sustainable world, a new question is arising: How do companies and CEOs respond when basic principles are under attack?

#Ethics and Governance #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Feb

7

February 7, 2017

Strategy And Integration: Corporate Transparency under a Trump Administration

Corporate Transparency under a Trump Administration

Three main implications for the future of corporate transparency point to the increasing importance of proactive and strategic approaches.

#Ethics and Governance #Reporting and Communications #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Feb

6

February 6, 2017

Strategy And Integration: When the Business Case and Shared Value Aren’t Enough

When the Business Case and Shared Value Aren’t Enough

Yes, businesses have to earn profits and provide a return to their investors, but has the focus on a business case for everything undermined what it means to be a good corporate citizen?

#Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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