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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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Apr

6

April 6, 2020

Sustainability Management: How Sustainability Teams Can Meet the Moment

How Sustainability Teams Can Meet the Moment

It’s still too early to know the full human and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. But eventually, we will need to begin to ponder the question: how will we rebuild once the crisis has passed? What can sustainability teams in companies expect?

#Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Apr

6

April 6, 2020

Sustainability Management: Meeting the Moment: Building Resilience through Collaboration

Meeting the Moment: Building Resilience through Collaboration

As the wave of the coronavirus crisis has landed on our communities, workplaces and economies, we are finding that our Collaborative Initiatives are becoming even more important—even critical—to our members as a way to maintain momentum on important sustainability issues.

#Collaboration #Sustainability Management

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Mar

24

March 24, 2020

Sustainability Management: So, Your Sourcing and Manufacturing Footprint Is Changing: Six Sustainability Considerations

So, Your Sourcing and Manufacturing Footprint Is Changing: Six Sustainability Considerations

As the exodus of manufacturing in China continued and accelerated, both manufacturing groups and global buyers sought opportunities to re-globalize their value chains. Here are six sustainability considerations to help your company create Globalization 2.0 plans which can help achieve long-term success.

#Supply Chain #Sustainability Management

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Mar

16

March 16, 2020

Sustainability Management: Business Lessons from Phase One of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Business Lessons from Phase One of the COVID-19 Pandemic

As we take time to think first of the health of our families, friends, and communities in the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, here are five lessons to guide us through these turbulent times and the uncertainties which lie ahead.

#Climate Change #Healthcare #Human Rights #Sustainability Management

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