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Aug

31

August 31, 2017

Climate Change: Clean Cargo Working Group Trade Lane Emissions Factors Report

Clean Cargo Working Group Trade Lane Emissions Factors Report

Our Clean Cargo Working Group has released its annual disclosure on trade lane carbon-dioxide-emissions factors for ocean container transport.

#Clean Cargo Working Group #Climate Change

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May

9

May 9, 2017

Climate Change: Scaling Finance for Clean Energy: Collaborative Solutions for a New Economy

Scaling Finance for Clean Energy: Collaborative Solutions for a New Economy

This report highlights how collaboration with the financial services industry can help address three specific market barriers to scaling action on clean energy.

#Climate Change #Financial Services

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Apr

26

April 26, 2017

Climate Change: Powering Industries of the Future

Powering Industries of the Future

This paper outlines the case for information and communications technology companies to advocate for U.S. policies that will facilitate the clean energy system needed to power the industries of the future and foster global economic growth.

#Climate Change #Information and Communications Technology

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Jan

23

January 23, 2017

Climate Change: Missing Link: Harnessing the Power of Purchasing for a Sustainable Future

Missing Link: Harnessing the Power of Purchasing for a Sustainable Future

A report by CDP, BSR, and Carbon Trust demonstrates that despite significant greenhouse gas reductions in 2016 across supply chains, companies are not engaging deeply enough with suppliers on climate action—and, therefore, are missing out on significant cost benefits and potential for climate leadership.

#Climate Change #Supply Chain

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Nov

3

November 3, 2016

Climate Change: Fast Action and Quick Results on Near-Term Climate Change

Fast Action and Quick Results on Near-Term Climate Change

Written by BSR on behalf of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition, this report outlines the risks and opportunities for companies that focus on short-term climate action by reducing short-lived climate pollutants.

#Climate Change

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Jun

28

June 28, 2016

Climate Change: The Paris Agreement: What It Means for Business

The Paris Agreement: What It Means for Business

This new report, written by BSR in partnership with We Mean Business, explains the mechanisms of the Paris Agreement on climate change, how they are already affecting businesses, and how companies can seize the immense opportunities that the agreement unlocks.

#Climate Change

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May

3

May 3, 2016

Climate Change: From National Climate Plans to Business Plans

From National Climate Plans to Business Plans

This working paper measures how strongly national governments’ climate plans signal a shift of finance flows toward low-emission and climate-resilient development to the private sector. Using the insights of companies from the investment, energy, and extractives sectors, as well companies with significant supply chains, we analyze how governments can strengthen this signal.

#Climate Change #Energy and Extractives #Financial Services #Supply Chain

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May

3

May 3, 2016

Climate Change: The Benefit Multiplier of Investing in Nature

The Benefit Multiplier of Investing in Nature

This business brief shows that leading companies—around the world and across sectors—are citing business reasons for investing in nature-based solutions and the restoration of natural systems.

#Climate Change #Ecosystem Services #Environment

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Feb

1

February 1, 2016

Climate Change: Best Practices for Colocation Data Centers: A Guide to Maximizing Renewable Energy Mix

Best Practices for Colocation Data Centers: A Guide to Maximizing Renewable Energy Mix

This report from BSR's Future of Internet Power identifies best practices for maximizing the use of renewable energy at colocation data centers (colos) in the United States.

#Climate Change #Future of Internet Power #Information and Communications Technology

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Jan

25

January 25, 2016

Climate Change: From Agreement to Action: Mobilizing Suppliers Toward a Climate-Resilient World

From Agreement to Action: Mobilizing Suppliers Toward a Climate-Resilient World

This new report produced by CDP and written by BSR outlines the current state of supplier performance on climate-change management.

#Climate Change #Grants #Resilience and Adaptation Initiative #Supply Chain

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