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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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May

15

May 15, 2020

Sustainability Management: Mitigation and Resilience Building: A Response to the COVID-19 Effects

Mitigation and Resilience Building: A Response to the COVID-19 Effects

More than any crisis in recent history, the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated the urgency of creating more resilient businesses and economies.

#Supply Chain #Sustainability Management

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May

4

May 4, 2020

Sustainability Management: 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

14

April 14, 2020

Sustainability Management: Wings of Change: A Scenario Realized

Wings of Change: A Scenario Realized

As we move through and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic, Merck's Cathryn Gunther offers her thoughts on consequential gifts that might materialize from the crisis, and the role companies can play in making them a reality.

#Healthcare #Sustainability Management

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Apr

10

April 10, 2020

Sustainability Management: 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

Sustainability Management: 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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