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Oct

9

October 9, 2015

Sustainability Management: Seven Ways Companies Can Build a Resilient Culture

Seven Ways Companies Can Build a Resilient Culture

Robust compliance teams and processes aren't enough to prevent ethical lapses—companies must build resilient cultures. To start, they should review the common pitfalls that can lead to corporate governance scandals.

#Resilience #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Sep

30

September 30, 2015

Sustainability Management: Results from the BSR/GlobeScan Survey 2015: Business Leaders’ Perspectives on Climate, Global Goals

Results from the BSR/GlobeScan Survey 2015: Business Leaders’ Perspectives on Climate, Global Goals

Our seventh annual State of Sustainable Business Survey, with GlobeScan, reveals compelling facts about how companies are approaching sustainability—and which issues matter the most to corporate leaders.

#BSR News #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Sep

25

September 25, 2015

Sustainability Management: Scaling Social Finance and Investment in the Global Goals through Collaboration

Scaling Social Finance and Investment in the Global Goals through Collaboration

Social finance, or investments that consider environmental and social impact, requires five conditions to achieve scale. Collaboration is the condition that ties them all together.

#Financial Services #Inclusive Economy #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Sep

22

September 22, 2015

Sustainability Management: Business and the Sustainable Development Goals: What to Expect and How to Lead

Business and the Sustainable Development Goals: What to Expect and How to Lead

The Sustainable Development Goals are about to come into effect—and companies that engage strategically will reap numerous benefits for their business interests and the wider world.

#Inclusive Economy #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Aug

7

August 7, 2015

Sustainability Management: Five Ways to Make Employee Engagement Programs Effective

Five Ways to Make Employee Engagement Programs Effective

Employee engagement can enhance sustainability goals, but companies often struggle to connect with their workforce. Five tactics can help establish the connections crucial to building robust employee engagement programs.

#Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Jul

24

July 24, 2015

Sustainability Management: How to Fix Reporting

How to Fix Reporting

In the second of a two-part series on the “broken” sustainability reporting model, Dunstan Allison-Hope offers his take on how to simplify the process and slim down reports.

#Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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Jul

17

July 17, 2015

Sustainability Management: Is Reporting Bloated, Burdensome, and Broken?

Is Reporting Bloated, Burdensome, and Broken?

Following a recent debate at Facebook’s “Sustainability@Scale” event, Dunstan Allison-Hope concludes that reporting isn’t broken, but it does need to get in shape.

#Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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Jul

8

July 8, 2015

Sustainability Management: Making Collective Governance Work: A Q&A with Eddie Rich on the EITI

Making Collective Governance Work: A Q&A with Eddie Rich on the EITI

A new book by Eddie Rich explores a new approach to collective governance based on his experience working in the extractives industries. Here, he discusses how this approach to collaboration can be applied to other global problems.

#Energy and Extractives #Ethics and Governance #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Jun

25

June 25, 2015

Sustainability Management: FIFA and Bribery in Qatar: It’s Time to Approach Corruption and Human Rights Together

FIFA and Bribery in Qatar: It’s Time to Approach Corruption and Human Rights Together

The FIFA bribery investigation has exposed issues in the 2022 World Cup development in Qatar beyond just corruption—and highlights the opportunity for companies to make more progress by addressing corruption and human rights challenges at the same time.

#Human Rights #Power and Utilities #Strategy and Integration #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management

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Jun

24

June 24, 2015

Sustainability Management: What Does It Take to Be a Resilient Business Leader?

What Does It Take to Be a Resilient Business Leader?

Our research shows that there are six main competencies of resilient leaders—and the companies that invest in these skills through their leadership-development programs have the most potential to become resilient companies.

#Resilience #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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