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Sep

22

September 22, 2017

Sustainability Management: Introducing the Sustainable Futures Lab

Introducing the Sustainable Futures Lab

BSR has launched a new Sustainable Futures Lab, which will enable foresight-driven engagement with a broad spectrum of changes across various domains that are reshaping the context for business and sustainability.

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Sep

11

September 11, 2017

Sustainability Management: Q&A: The Future of Sustainability Management

Q&A: The Future of Sustainability Management

To kick off a Q&A series with our sustainability experts, we sat down with our Sustainability Management lead to discuss the past, present, and future of the field.

#BSR Conference #Sustainability Management

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Aug

10

August 10, 2017

Sustainability Management: Stakeholder Groups Extractives Companies Should Engage to Be Inclusive and Effective

Stakeholder Groups Extractives Companies Should Engage to Be Inclusive and Effective

In the mining sector, stakeholder engagement is particularly relevant given the close proximity to and impact on local communities through the use of resources such as water, energy, and land. While every company’s specific stakeholders depend on its operating circumstances, extractives companies should consider these stakeholder groups when developing an engagement strategy.

#Energy and Extractives #Stakeholder Engagement #Sustainability Management

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Aug

2

August 2, 2017

Sustainability Management: How to Build Effective Sustainability Governance Structures

How to Build Effective Sustainability Governance Structures

Sustainability governance helps a company implement sustainability strategy across the business, manage goal-setting and reporting processes, strengthen relations with external stakeholders, and ensure overall accountability. It’s important to keep in mind that there is no cookie-cutter structure that can be applied; every company must tailor its approach for what makes most sense given its business model, structure, resources, and level of sustainability integration into the business.

#Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Jul

12

July 12, 2017

Sustainability Management: Insights from Telia Company’s Human Rights Impact Assessments

Insights from Telia Company’s Human Rights Impact Assessments

Here are four insights into how to apply the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights that we gained while conducting recent human rights impact assessments for Telia Company.

#Ethics and Governance #Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology #Sustainability Management

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Mar

30

March 30, 2017

Sustainability Management: A Guide to Stakeholder Engagement for Healthier Communities

A Guide to Stakeholder Engagement for Healthier Communities

The Healthy Business Coalition’s new Stakeholder Engagement Guide is designed to help companies engage key stakeholders on their healthy business goals, progress, and obstacles.

#Healthy Business Coalition #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Mar

27

March 27, 2017

Sustainability Management: The Five Levels of Building an Ethical Culture

The Five Levels of Building an Ethical Culture

Companies seeking to understand and build an ethical culture should consider systems thinking and group dynamics theory.

#Ethics and Governance #Sustainability Management

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Mar

23

March 23, 2017

Sustainability Management: Lessons in Technology and Convergence from SXSW 2017

Lessons in Technology and Convergence from SXSW 2017

Here are four trends that ran through this year's South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas.

#Information and Communications Technology #Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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Mar

17

March 17, 2017

Sustainability Management: Evolution in Private Equity ESG: From Policies and Efficiency to Impact

Evolution in Private Equity ESG: From Policies and Efficiency to Impact

The private equity sector has a unique and powerful opportunity to evolve to an integrated, strategic approach to sustainability, which will enhance stakeholder relations and reputation; advance positive environmental, social, and governance impacts; and improve business outcomes.

#Financial Services #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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