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May

3

May 3, 2016

Environment: 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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Jan

28

January 28, 2015

Environment: Update | Making the Invisible Visible: Analytical Tools for Ecosystem Services

Update | Making the Invisible Visible: Analytical Tools for Ecosystem Services

This report helps corporate employees understand the full range of analytical tools that have been (and are being) developed to identify, measure, assess, and value ecosystem services within decision-making processes.

#Ecosystem Services #Environment

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Feb

27

February 27, 2014

Global Public Sector Trends in Ecosystem Services 2009-2013

This report helps businesses track the public sector's uptake of ecosystem services approach around the world. The insights in this report are especially relevant to companies that have crafted, or are developing, internal policies on natural capital, biodiversity, and ecosystem services.

#Ecosystem Services #Environment

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Mar

14

March 14, 2013

Seeing the Future Business Context

How important could ecosystem services become to your company, in what ways, and on what time frame? Specifically, how could ecosystem services uptake play out in the coming years, with what implications for the private sector? In this report, BSR presents feasible scenarios for ecosystem services uptake by 2025.

#Ecosystem Services #Environment

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Mar

7

March 7, 2013

Between the Lines: Listening to Female Factory Workers in China

To achieve greater worker retention and workplace stability, manufacturers in China need to address the needs of women, which comprise 44 percent of the manufacturing workforce. Yet female workers have a diverse set of needs and goals depending on age, education, and industry experience.

#Environment #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

7

March 7, 2013

Private Sector Uptake of Ecosystem Services Concepts and Frameworks

Thirty-five companies now mention ecosystem services in publicly available materials: It is clear that corporate engagement with the issues is on the rise.

#Ecosystem Services #Environment

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Feb

6

February 6, 2013

Global Public Sector Trends in Ecosystem Services, 2009-2012

Ecosystem services are gaining the attention of government officials around the world. From 2009 through 2012, BSR has documented a wide and growing range of public-sector activities related to the issue.

#Ecosystem Services #Environment

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May

25

May 25, 2012

Assessing Terminal Operator Environmental Performance

Terminal operations are a key node in the logistics and transportation value chain—at the nexus where global supply chains meet communities—and the time has come for terminal operators to align with the environmental improvement approaches adopted by global shippers and carriers.

#Environment #Information and Communications Technology #Transport and Logistics

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Oct

11

October 11, 2011

Wireless and the Environment: A Review of Opportunities and Challenges

The world is witnessing tremendous innovation in wireless technologies, leading to significant changes in how humans and machines interact with one another. These new wireless technologies and the changes they support are generating exciting opportunities to address environmental impacts in a range of fields, from agriculture to utilities.

#Environment #Information and Communications Technology

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