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January 31, 2013
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?
January 11, 2013
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.
October 9, 2012
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.
August 8, 2012
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.
July 17, 2012
BSR's Clean Cargo Working Group is making it easy for major brands and retailers to calculate their ocean transport environmental footprint. Read an excerpt from a Q&A webinar with Hapag-Lloyd's Erika Sagert and Nike's Dawn Vance held on on July 11.
February 28, 2012
The manufacturing sector is at an inflection point—growth potential is big, but achieving that requires anticipation of long-term trends. Here are three trends to watch and advice on how to listen for future signals.
November 29, 2011
A new BSR initiative aims to gather multiple groups with varying perspectives to answer one of today’s most complex questions: Given our growing appetite for transportation fuel—and the growing challenges (political, economic, and environmental) associated with satisfying that demand—how can we work together to develop better fuel choices?
June 14, 2011
Addressing supply chain sustainability is no small feat, and perhaps the most complicated aspect is transportation and logistics. After eight years, BSR’s Clean Cargo Working Group is poised to create a powerful ripple effect by improving the environmental performance of the shipping industry.
April 12, 2011
As the shipping industry focuses on ways to reduce the carbon emissions of large container ships, efforts are moving further along the supply chain to improve the environmental performance of ports and terminals. To make real progress, the industry needs a framework that provides a benchmark for performance, uses metrics that fit within existing supply chain efforts, and includes a holistic picture of ports’ diverse environmental impacts.
February 18, 2011
BSR Research & Innovation Manager Linda Hwang recently sat down with BSR Director Raj Sapru to discuss the transportation sector's unique position to help companies improve their overall sustainability performance.