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Oct

3

October 3, 2017

Sustainability Management: The Increasing Importance of Articulating Long-Term Value

The Increasing Importance of Articulating Long-Term Value

Institutional investors are increasingly vocal about long-term value; companies can proactively engage and attract these investors who value ESG commitments.

#Financial Services #Sustainability Management

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Sep

27

September 27, 2017

Sustainability Management: How We Can Use Big Data to Understand Sustainability Risks and Opportunities

How We Can Use Big Data to Understand Sustainability Risks and Opportunities

BSR has partnered with big data intelligence software firm Polecat to understand sustainability risks, opportunities, and stakeholder perceptions.

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Sep

26

September 26, 2017

Sustainability Management: Introducing the Sustainable Business Playbook

Introducing the Sustainable Business Playbook

We are pleased to release a Playbook for Sustainable Business in the United States as a contribution to shape and support the actions that will ensure that the vision of a just and sustainable world becomes a reality.

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Sep

22

September 22, 2017

Sustainability Management: Introducing the Sustainable Futures Lab

Introducing the Sustainable Futures Lab

BSR has launched a new Sustainable Futures Lab, which will enable foresight-driven engagement with a broad spectrum of changes across various domains that are reshaping the context for business and sustainability.

#Sustainability Management #Sustainable Futures Lab

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Sep

11

September 11, 2017

Sustainability Management: Q&A: The Future of Sustainability Management

Q&A: The Future of Sustainability Management

To kick off a Q&A series with our sustainability experts, we sat down with our Sustainability Management lead to discuss the past, present, and future of the field.

#BSR Conference #Sustainability Management

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Aug

10

August 10, 2017

Sustainability Management: Stakeholder Groups Extractives Companies Should Engage to Be Inclusive and Effective

Stakeholder Groups Extractives Companies Should Engage to Be Inclusive and Effective

In the mining sector, stakeholder engagement is particularly relevant given the close proximity to and impact on local communities through the use of resources such as water, energy, and land. While every company’s specific stakeholders depend on its operating circumstances, extractives companies should consider these stakeholder groups when developing an engagement strategy.

#Energy and Extractives #Stakeholder Engagement #Sustainability Management

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Aug

2

August 2, 2017

Sustainability Management: 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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Jul

12

July 12, 2017

Sustainability Management: Insights from Telia Company’s Human Rights Impact Assessments

Insights from Telia Company’s Human Rights Impact Assessments

Here are four insights into how to apply the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights that we gained while conducting recent human rights impact assessments for Telia Company.

#Ethics and Governance #Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology #Sustainability Management

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Mar

30

March 30, 2017

Sustainability Management: 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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