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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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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.

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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.

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Oct

23

October 23, 2019

Sustainability Management: The Building Blocks of Integrating ESG into Private Infrastructure Investments

The Building Blocks of Integrating ESG into Private Infrastructure Investments

While private equity firms have made significant progress in integrating ESG considerations into their company-focused equities investing models, infrastructure funds have not been as proactive in integrating ESG considerations into business decisions—and we think this is a missed opportunity.

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Oct

7

October 7, 2019

Sustainability Management: Q&A with BSR Senior Advisor Susan Morgan

Q&A with BSR Senior Advisor Susan Morgan

Dunstan Allison-Hope interviews Susan Morgan, BSR's newest senior advisor, on technology, ethics, and human rights in sustainable business.

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Oct

2

October 2, 2019

Sustainability Management: Three Takeaways from UNGA Week 2019

Three Takeaways from UNGA Week 2019

World leaders, CEOs, and NGOs large and small descended on New York last week for the UN General Assembly, UN Climate Action Summit, and Climate Week NYC. Aron Cramer shares his three big takeaways from the week.

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Aug

22

August 22, 2019

Sustainability Management: Business Roundtable Aims High, But Misses

Business Roundtable Aims High, But Misses

In a very welcome—and long overdue—step, the Business Roundtable, America’s foremost CEO network, has recognized that a singular focus on shareholder value is the wrong “north star” for business leaders. However, its update falls short of what society and business truly need to thrive in the 21st century.

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Aug

19

August 19, 2019

Sustainability Management: How Aligning Sustainability and Risk Can Overcome Organizational Blind Spots

How Aligning Sustainability and Risk Can Overcome Organizational Blind Spots

A new collaborative approach between sustainability functions and enterprise risk management can help to drive stronger, more sustainable strategies to make business more resilient for the changes to come.

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