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Oct

22

October 22, 2020

Sustainability Management: 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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Oct

20

October 20, 2020

Sustainability Management: BSR Conference 2020: Coming Together to Meet the Moment and Build the Future

BSR Conference 2020: Coming Together to Meet the Moment and Build the Future

As 2020 nears its end and we look to move beyond the current moment, we have the opportunity to build a more just, more resilient, and more sustainable future. Join us at BSR Conference 2020

#BSR Conference #Sustainability Management

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Oct

19

October 19, 2020

Sustainability Management: Meeting the Moment with a Sustainability Strategy Refresh

Meeting the Moment with a Sustainability Strategy Refresh

For nearly every company, existing business and sustainability strategies need to be refreshed for the new COVID-19-affected world. Here are five steps for accomplishing this change.

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Oct

12

October 12, 2020

Sustainability Management: Meeting the Moment for Climate Action: Q&A with Maria Mendiluce, CEO, We Mean Business Coalition

Meeting the Moment for Climate Action: Q&A with Maria Mendiluce, CEO, We Mean Business Coalition

BSR connects with Maria Mendiluce, CEO of the We Mean Business coalition, ahead of BSR Conference 2020 to learn more about what she thinks is needed from business to meet the current moment and build a more equitable and sustainable future.

#BSR Conference #Climate Change #Sustainability Management

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Sep

22

September 22, 2020

Sustainability Management: Meeting the Moment for a New Social Contract: Q&A with Sharan Burrow of the ITUC

Meeting the Moment for a New Social Contract: Q&A with Sharan Burrow of the ITUC

BSR is pleased to welcome Sharan Burrow, an outspoken champion for workers and climate, as a plenary speaker at our 2020 Conference. In this article, we discuss her point of view on what a 21st-century social contract should look like.

#Inclusive Economy #Sustainability Management

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Jul

23

July 23, 2020

Sustainability Management: Healthy Business Coalition’s Eight-Point Action Plan for Reopening

Healthy Business Coalition’s Eight-Point Action Plan for Reopening

In light of COVID-19 and racial injustice, the Healthy Business Coalition (HBC) believes that it is time for the business community to respond to the moment by radically restructuring its support for workers and communities and promoting an equitable future for all.

#Healthcare #Healthy Business Coalition #Sustainability Management

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Jun

24

June 24, 2020

Sustainability Management: The Business Role in Creating a 21st-Century Social Contract

The Business Role in Creating a 21st-Century Social Contract

2020 has demonstrated powerfully the importance of a fully functioning social safety net, public health systems, and global collaboration. Reforms to the social contract are clearly needed to protect public health, economic security, and the right of all people to participate fully in society.

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

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Jun

17

June 17, 2020

Sustainability Management: Blockchain through the Whole Supply Chain: Traceability Builds Business Resilience

Blockchain through the Whole Supply Chain: Traceability Builds Business Resilience

Over the past year, The Estée Lauder Companies and Aveda have been working with LMR Naturals by IFF, BSR, and Envisible to establish a blockchain-enabled traceable supply chain that identifies opportunities to deliver sustainability benefits to all the actors in the supply chain. This post is the third in a series documenting the journey of this innovative partnership.

#Consumer Products #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management

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Jun

10

June 10, 2020

Sustainability Management: Today and Tomorrow: COVID-19 and the Increased Relevance of Corporate Sustainability

Today and Tomorrow: COVID-19 and the Increased Relevance of Corporate Sustainability

At GlobeScan and BSR, we spend our time working with some of the largest businesses in the world. We wanted to understand both the immediate effect on the sustainability efforts of the companies we work with and also to begin to understand what long-term implications they are anticipating as a result of the pandemic.

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May

21

May 21, 2020

Sustainability Management: Rising to the Top: Six Big Sustainability Issues Companies Should Watch During COVID-19

Rising to the Top: Six Big Sustainability Issues Companies Should Watch During COVID-19

COVID-19 has changed our present, and very likely our future. The parts of the sustainability agenda that deliver top-line value, motivate coworkers, and demonstrate to customers that a company is looking after more than short-term financial gain are the things that matter right now.

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