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Sep

4

September 4, 2014

Strategy And Integration: A Q&A with Lin Wang, BSR’s Newest Advisory Services Director

A Q&A with Lin Wang, BSR’s Newest Advisory Services Director

BSR's newest Advisory Services Director, Lin Wang, shares her perspectives on sustainability in China, her experience at IKEA, and more.

#Strategy and Integration #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management #Womens Empowerment

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Aug

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August 12, 2014

Strategy And Integration: What’s the True Meaning of Sustainability Transformation?

What’s the True Meaning of Sustainability Transformation?

Sustainability transformation—one of the twin themes of the BSR Conference 2014—conjures up images of sweeping, dramatic change. In reality, it's the businesses that take long-term approaches to their ambitious projects that achieve the biggest changes.

#Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Jul

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July 21, 2014

Six Things I Have Learned about Collaboration for Sustainability

BSR's vice president and membership lead Laura Gitman shares what she has learned about collaboration for sustainability through her years working with global companies and leading collaborative initiatives.

#Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Jan

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January 24, 2014

Guest Perspective from Intel: Cross-Sector Collaboration on Supplier Sustainability

Jocelyn C. Cascio, Supply Chain ESG Manager, Global Sourcing and Procurement, Intel

In a new paper, Intel and BSR explore what cross-sector collaboration for sustainable supply chains should look like, and why. This collaboration should encompass two key attributes: systemic supply chain issues and finite resources.

#Strategy and Integration #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management

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Jan

17

January 17, 2014

Strategy And Integration: Materiality Assessments: What Would James Bond Do?

Materiality Assessments: What Would James Bond Do?

When it comes to materiality, do you want the Sean Connery, the George Lazenby, or the Daniel Craig?

#Materiality #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Jan

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January 14, 2014

Strategy And Integration: Hopes for the Business World in the New Year

Hopes for the Business World in the New Year

In 2014, business should commit to three goals that are essential to business, human, and environmental sustainability. By focusing on becoming biodiversity and ecosystem services neutral, companies can ensure that natural systems continue to function in the ways that we have come to expect.

#Ecosystem Services #Environment #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Jan

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January 13, 2014

Strategy And Integration: 2014, Act II: Three Telling Questions about Progress

2014, Act II: Three Telling Questions about Progress

In the second half of his series looking at 2014, BSR President and CEO Aron Cramer outlines three questions that will determine how much progress is made in the coming year.

#Climate Change #Consumer Products #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Jan

13

January 13, 2014

Strategy And Integration: 2014 in Two Acts: Part I, Paving the Way for International Agreements of 2015

2014 in Two Acts: Part I, Paving the Way for International Agreements of 2015

Here, BSR President and CEO Aron Cramer considers the most important stories of 2014 in two acts. In Act I, he explores how we can create the right conditions for international agreements in 2015 on climate change and sustainable development.

#Climate Change #Environment #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Dec

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December 5, 2013

Strategy And Integration: CSR’s Next Frontier: Health and Wellness

CSR’s Next Frontier: Health and Wellness

Sustainability professionals can help business promote health and wellness throughout the value chain—via employees, local communities, customers, business partners and suppliers, and the general public.

#Healthcare #Healthy Business Coalition #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Nov

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November 22, 2013

India Companies Act 2013: Five Key Points About India’s “CSR Mandate”

India’s first revision of its corporate law in more than 50 years includes a mandate for companies to spend at least 2 percent of profits on CSR. What will that mean, who does it apply to, and will it help or hurt CSR in India?

#Ethics and Governance #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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