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Nov

12

November 12, 2019

Sustainability Management: The New Climate for Business

The New Climate for Business

BSR President and CEO Aron Cramer addresses the new climate for business and the urgency agenda for the upcoming decisive decade in his first Annual CEO Letter.

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Jan

14

January 14, 2020

Sustainability Management: Five Tips for Setting Bold Sustainability Goals for 2020 and Beyond

Five Tips for Setting Bold Sustainability Goals for 2020 and Beyond

We need business to be willing to boldly tackle the complex challenges that society faces by committing to progress, even without a concrete plan. Increased ambition is not just the way to achieve the SDGs—it’s also the best way to create truly resilient business strategies.

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Dec

18

December 18, 2019

Sustainability Management: COP25: National Governments Fail to Seize the Day, but Business Climate Action Continues

COP25: National Governments Fail to Seize the Day, but Business Climate Action Continues

As we enter the decisive decade of the 2020s—when significant steps towards decarbonization have to happen if we are to stave off the worst impacts of climate change—the 2019 UN climate conference in Madrid, COP25, was a poor jumping-off point.

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Dec

17

December 17, 2019

Sustainability Management: Our Top Sustainability Insights of 2019

Our Top Sustainability Insights of 2019

As 2019 comes to an end, we are taking a moment to look back at the news and initiatives that shaped the year. Our six most popular blog posts and reports exemplify the diversity of topics BSR works on, from gender equality to stakeholder engagement.

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

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Dec

11

December 11, 2019

Sustainability Management: The New Climate for Ever-Evolving Technology: Q&A with Patrick Browne, Director, Sustainability, UPS

The New Climate for Ever-Evolving Technology: Q&A with Patrick Browne, Director, Sustainability, UPS

BSR interviews UPS Director of Sustainability Patrick Browne on the types of new technologies UPS has deployed, the impact they have had so far, and plans to further integrate tech into their sustainability strategy for 2020 and beyond.

#Climate Change #Information and Communications Technology #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Dec

9

December 9, 2019

Sustainability Management: If Corruption Is a Cancer, How Do We Cure It? Lessons for International Anti-Corruption Day

If Corruption Is a Cancer, How Do We Cure It? Lessons for International Anti-Corruption Day

The link between the quality of government institutions that implement policies controlling corruption and economic development is clear. However, in many parts of the world, corruption is still one of the biggest obstacles to social and economic development. In the long-term perspective, being a clean company makes it easier to do business.

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Nov

12

November 12, 2019

Sustainability Management: The State of Sustainable Business 2019: Toward a Critical Decade

The State of Sustainable Business 2019: Toward a Critical Decade

As CEOs call for a new capitalism that values purpose alongside profit, today BSR releases the findings of its 11th annual State of Sustainable Business survey, which includes responses from business leaders representing 125 global companies.

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Nov

11

November 11, 2019

Sustainability Management: All the Ways to Follow Us at #BSR19

All the Ways to Follow Us at #BSR19

Tomorrow, the BSR Conference 2019 will kick off in San Jose, California. Whether you’re joining us in person or online, here are the best ways to follow along.

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Nov

7

November 7, 2019

Sustainability Management: Sustainability at AT&T: Q&A with John Schulz, Director, External Affairs, Sustainability

Sustainability at AT&T: Q&A with John Schulz, Director, External Affairs, Sustainability

In today’s new climate for business, stakeholders are looking to understand the sustainability impacts of the entire company—including the products and services that generate its revenue. BSR member AT&T is an example of a company driving greater impact by making sustainability part of its revenue model.

#Climate Change #Information and Communications Technology #Sustainability Management

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Nov

6

November 6, 2019

Sustainability Management: The Case for Prioritizing Net Zero Carbon Emissions, Especially in Value Chains

The Case for Prioritizing Net Zero Carbon Emissions, Especially in Value Chains

Kaiser Permanente and BSR recently partnered with Newsweek for a survey of 300-plus multinational companies on progress toward carbon neutrality and found that 70 percent of corporations are experiencing disruptions in operations due to climate change. Now, these businesses’ efforts to reduce their carbon footprint and integrate sustainable practices into their operations have created new challenges—and opportunities—for global supply chains.

#Climate Change #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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