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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.

#Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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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.

#Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Jul

9

July 9, 2019

Sustainability Management: Mergers Are Coming: How to Manage ESG through the M&A Process

Mergers Are Coming: How to Manage ESG through the M&A Process

BSR has developed a primer, Managing ESG through a Merger, to help Chief Sustainability Officers (CSOs), their teams, and internal allies navigate the M&A process to leverage and enhance ESG-related programs and priorities.

#Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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May

20

May 20, 2019

Sustainability Management: A Five-Step Approach to Engaging Investors on Sustainability

A Five-Step Approach to Engaging Investors on Sustainability

Companies that are not engaging investors on sustainability are missing an opportunity to attract and retain investors focused on long-term value and ESG.

#Financial Services #Stakeholder Engagement #Sustainability Management

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May

14

May 14, 2019

Sustainability Management: The New Climate for Business

The New Climate for Business

Join us at the BSR Conference 2019 to gain a greater understanding of the new climate that every business is facing and to learn how to meet these challenges as we move into the decisive decade ahead.

#BSR Conference #Climate Change #Sustainability Management

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Apr

29

April 29, 2019

Sustainability Management: Why 2019 Is the Year of Stakeholder Trust

Why 2019 Is the Year of Stakeholder Trust

In 2019, the question of how to build and retain stakeholder trust—among investors, regulators, customers, suppliers, civil society organizations, and the general public—is the most pressing challenge facing business.

#Stakeholder Engagement #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Apr

25

April 25, 2019

Sustainability Management: Three Questions to Think About for Your 2030 Strategy

Three Questions to Think About for Your 2030 Strategy

With many sustainability strategies and goals expiring in 2020, it is now time for companies to think about their sustainability priorities for the next ten years.

#Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Feb

19

February 19, 2019

Sustainability Management: The Future of Sustainability Reporting

The Future of Sustainability Reporting

These are the five innovations that we would like to see improve sustainability reporting and disclosure in 2019.

#Collaboration #Future of Reporting #Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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Feb

7

February 7, 2019

Sustainability Management: Large Companies Have a Key Role in Strengthening Small Supplier Integrity

Large Companies Have a Key Role in Strengthening Small Supplier Integrity

Multinational companies need to take a more active role in influencing supplier integrity via procurement processes enforced across their value chains.

#Ethics and Governance #Sustainability Management

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Jan

24

January 24, 2019

Sustainability Management: What Larry Fink’s 2019 Letter Means for the Future of Business

What Larry Fink’s 2019 Letter Means for the Future of Business

Here are our four main takeaways from this year's letter from BlackRock's Larry Fink to CEOs.

#Financial Services #Sustainability Management

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