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Sep

24

September 24, 2012

Engaging With Free, Prior, and Informed Consent

Based on a workshop BSR held in June, we developed a report that discusses how extractives companies can use free, prior, and informed consent (FPIC) to engage affected communities throughout project development.

#Human Rights #Stakeholder Engagement #Sustainability Management #Sustainable Communities

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Sep

6

September 6, 2012

Sustainability Management: Applying the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights to the ICT Industry: Version 2.0

Applying the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights to the ICT Industry: Version 2.0

BSR's Version 2.0 of how to apply the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights to the ICT industry offers ten lessons learned after a year of evaluation and on-the-ground experience.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology #Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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Aug

27

August 27, 2012

Sustainability Management: Reporting on Environmental, Social, and Governance Considerations in the Private Equity Sector

Reporting on Environmental, Social, and Governance Considerations in the Private Equity Sector

Private equity firms are facing increasing scrutiny and greater demand for transparency from investors and stakeholders at large. To secure long-term success, the private equity sector needs to adopt a more transparent and open approach to demonstrating how it contributes to social and economic welfare.

#Ethics and Governance #Financial Services #Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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Aug

20

August 20, 2012

Sustainability Management: Trends in ESG Integration in Investments

Trends in ESG Integration in Investments

As environmental, social, and governance (ESG) integration in mainstream investments continues to grow, listed companies have real opportunities to attract desired long-term investors by enhancing and communicating about their ESG performance.

#Financial Services #Stakeholder Engagement #Sustainability Management

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Aug

6

August 6, 2012

Clean Cargo Working Group Global Trade Lane Emissions Factors

This is the third year that Clean Cargo has released its average trade lane emissions data in an effort to improve transparency and understanding of environmental impacts from goods transport.

#Clean Cargo Working Group #Climate Change #Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management #Transport and Logistics

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Jul

10

July 10, 2012

Sustainability Management: The Five W’s of France’s CSR Reporting Law

The Five W’s of France’s CSR Reporting Law

A new French reporting law is making waves with global companies operating out of France and could provide them with a competitive advantage.

#Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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Jul

10

July 10, 2012

Value Chain Climate Resilience

As the climate changes, companies must adopt holistic and proactive climate-resilient strategies that take into account the needs of communities, upon which business depends for materials, labor, and more.

#Strategy and Integration #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management

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Jun

19

June 19, 2012

The New Geographies of Corporate Sustainability

Drawing on research and insights gathered from UN Global Compact workshops in Brazil, China, and India in March to May 2012, this discussion paper asks whether there are specific approaches to corporate sustainability in the three emerging economies and how these approaches may influence global discourse and action.

#Ethics and Governance #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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