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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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Feb

18

February 18, 2015

Sustainability Management: From Materiality to Strategy: How SABIC Integrates Sustainability

From Materiality to Strategy: How SABIC Integrates Sustainability

BSR sat down with a corporate sustainability leader at SABIC to discuss the company's approach to materiality and lessons that other businesses can take away.

#Manufacturing #Materiality #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Feb

11

February 11, 2015

Category Managers: Do You Know What Your Business Really Needs?

As category managers begin their paths to more sustainable procurement, they should start by asking different questions.

#Procurement Leadership Group #Strategy and Integration #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management

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Dec

8

December 8, 2014

Sustainability Management: Three Tesla-Inspired Questions for the Pharmaceutical Industry

Three Tesla-Inspired Questions for the Pharmaceutical Industry

Tesla Motors' leadership on open-source patents can inform the pharmaceutical industry's approach to transparency, an issue of increasing concern to regulators and stakeholders.

#Healthcare #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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