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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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Mar

12

March 12, 2020

Sustainability Management: Women’s Empowerment Principles: Turning a Decade of Lessons into Ambitious Business Action

Women’s Empowerment Principles: Turning a Decade of Lessons into Ambitious Business Action

A new report from BSR and the United Nations Global Compact presents aggregate findings of the WEPs Gender Gap Analysis Tool, an online platform that has been used by more than 2,000 companies around the world since its launch in 2017 to anonymously assess their gender equality performance.

#Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

2

March 2, 2020

Sustainability Management: Sustainable Business in Asia: Five Trends That Will Impact the Decisive Decade

Sustainable Business in Asia: Five Trends That Will Impact the Decisive Decade

Through BSR’s work across Asia, including significant stakeholder engagement across the region, we have identified the following five sustainability trends for business in Asia in the 2020s that will impact sourcing strategies and supply chains, access to finance, employee engagement, sustainability leadership, and increasingly market and consumer engagement.

#Supply Chain #Sustainability Management

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Feb

17

February 17, 2020

Sustainability Management: Sustainable Business in Asia: Three Environmental Drivers of the Decisive Decade

Sustainable Business in Asia: Three Environmental Drivers of the Decisive Decade

Companies with operations in Asia will face a unique set of challenges and opportunities as we enter the decisive decade of the 2020s. BSR has identified the following trends relating to climate and the environment that are likely to impact how companies do business in the region.

#Climate Change #Sustainability Management

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Feb

12

February 12, 2020

Sustainability Management: The Decisive Decade

The Decisive Decade

The 2020s will be the decisive decade in terms of meeting the objectives of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), shifting the economy to achieve the aspirations of the Paris Agreement, and achieving a fair economy that works for everyone. For companies, this decade will be about creating resilient business strategies, moving beyond integration of sustainability to truly redefine business and the role of the company in society.

#Climate Change #Human Rights #Inclusive Economy #Strategy and Integration #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management #Womens Empowerment

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Jan

30

January 30, 2020

Sustainability Management: Coming in from the Cold: ESG Has Its Davos Moment

Coming in from the Cold: ESG Has Its Davos Moment

It was heartening to see many new initiatives and announcements in the run up to and throughout the week at Davos 2020. One that deserves specific attention is the effort to create a single ESG reporting and disclosure framework.

#ESG #Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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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.

#Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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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.

#Climate Change #Sustainability Management

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