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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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Jun

8

June 8, 2015

Sustainability Management: The Middle Management Challenge in Sustainability Progress

The Middle Management Challenge in Sustainability Progress

A new Guardian Sustainable Business series explores what it really takes to drive sustainability within a company. Here, we look at the critical role of mid-level managers in this change.

#Materiality #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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May

11

May 11, 2015

Sustainability Management: Want to Sell Sustainability? Give Consumers What They Want

Want to Sell Sustainability? Give Consumers What They Want

Traditional sustainability marketing tactics have failed. To “sell” it, give consumers the value proposition of sustainability, highlight the benefits, and send the message to the right people at the right place at the right time.

#Consumer Products #Food Beverage and Agriculture #Media and Entertainment #Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management #Sustainable Lifestyles Frontier Group

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Apr

28

April 28, 2015

Sustainability Management: It’s Time for the Energy Industry to Overcome its Ambivalence Toward Transparency

It’s Time for the Energy Industry to Overcome its Ambivalence Toward Transparency

The energy industry has traditionally viewed transparency as a threat, but disclosure actually presents a bigger opportunity for companies to create positive momentum—and tackle their reputational challenges in the process.

#Energy and Extractives #Ethics and Governance #Sustainability Management

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Apr

24

April 24, 2015

Sustainability Management: Sustainability Reporting: A Love-Hate Story

Sustainability Reporting: A Love-Hate Story

By examining the paradoxes of what is needed for optimal sustainability reporting, we can learn how to write better reports.

#Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management #Sustainability Reporting Initiative

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Apr

6

April 6, 2015

Sustainability Management: Don’t Forget the Ethics

Don’t Forget the Ethics

There's not always one "right" answer when it comes to weighing decisions related to social and environmental issues.

#Information and Communications Technology #Media and Entertainment #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Apr

2

April 2, 2015

Sustainability Management: Breakthroughs in Stakeholder Engagement

Breakthroughs in Stakeholder Engagement

At an event in March, BSR and member companies explored the future of stakeholder engagement.

#Future of Stakeholder Engagement #Stakeholder Engagement #Sustainability Management

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Mar

8

March 8, 2015

Sustainability Management: The Role of Business in Advancing Women’s Empowerment

The Role of Business in Advancing Women’s Empowerment

By integrating women's empowerment into corporate strategy, business can accelerate the work done by governments, communities, and nonprofits to advance gender equality.

#Inclusive Economy #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management #Womens Empowerment

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