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Oct

4

October 4, 2013

Transforming Fuel for Sustainability: Highlights from BSR’s Recent Forum

To transform the transportation fuel system, business can play a role in four levers of change: efficiency, technology, supply chain, and policy. Our recent Future of Fuels event examined these levers and identified new opportunities for companies to create more sustainable fuel and infrastructure.

#Climate Change #Energy and Extractives #Future of Fuels #Transport and Logistics

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Aug

9

August 9, 2013

Four Ways to Make Transportation Fuel Systems More Sustainable

High-level insights from the BSR Future of Fuels' four-part event series with 185 representatives from fleet operators, vehicle manufacturers, energy producers and providers, and civil society leaders.

#Climate Change #Future of Fuels #Transport and Logistics

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Jun

28

June 28, 2013

Delving into the Future of Fuels: Oil, Natural Gas, Biofuels, and Electric Vehicles

Midway through BSR's Future of Fuels stakeholder forum series, we share lessons from our first two sessions on oil and natural gas and implications for the next two discussions on biofuels and electric vehicles, taking place in July.

#Climate Change #Future of Fuels #Transport and Logistics

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May

23

May 23, 2013

Weigh In on the Future of Fuels: Oil, Gas, Biofuels, and Electric Vehicles

Climate change is looking increasingly menacing—and at the same time, demand for energy is increasing. How can companies be strategic about transportation fuel sustainability?

#Climate Change #Future of Fuels #Transport and Logistics

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May

15

May 15, 2013

How Can We Improve Fuel Sustainability?

On May 2, the BSR Future of Fuels team held its first stakeholder forum in San Francisco. We highlight what happened at the forum—and how companies, NGOs, academics, and other stakeholders can collaborate to improve the sustainability of our fuel system.

#Climate Change #Future of Fuels #Transport and Logistics

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Mar

20

March 20, 2013

Eco-Metrics Go Mainstream at TPM

Economic, regulatory, and customer pressure are growing on the ocean shipping industry to improve environmental performance—and the industry is responding, as demonstrated by the regular improvements in Clean Cargo Working Group data discussed at theTrans-Pacific Maritime Conference.

#Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management #Transport and Logistics

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Jan

31

January 31, 2013

Why Company Collaboration on Shipping Emissions is Increasingly Significant

Leading global companies are setting ambitious targets to reduce carbon emissions from their logistics networks. How can collaboration play a role in more sustainable ocean shipping and transport? And how can companies understand and manage their environmental impacts?

#Climate Change #Transport and Logistics

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Jan

11

January 11, 2013

Grounded? Sustainability and Business Travel

Business travel is one of the fastest-growing areas of carbon emissions and a major sustainability impact for companies, but there has been too little progress to address the issue. BSR is proposing a new collaboration among major travel buyers, airlines, and other partners to establish guidelines, metrics, and partnerships for more sustainable business travel strategies.

#Climate Change #Transport and Logistics

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Oct

9

October 9, 2012

The Future of Fuels Forecast

The sustainability impacts, the market outlook, and what can be done to increase the sustainability of commercial transportation fuels—a look at the first report in BSR's Future of Fuels initiative.

#Climate Change #Future of Fuels #Transport and Logistics

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Aug

8

August 8, 2012

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Reporting on Business Travel Emissions

The U.S. recently hosted representatives of 15 countries to discuss global solutions for reducing aviation emissions. The private sector should take note, as leading companies more rigorously evaluate their own business travel emissions.

#Transport and Logistics #Travel and Tourism

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