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The Business Role in Creating a 21st-Century Social Contract

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By: Aron Cramer, President and CEO, BSR

Long before the urgent challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and the long overdue focus on racial justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion changed history, it was clear that our social contracts—the relationship between individuals and institutions—were no longer fit for purpose.  

A Human Rights-Based Approach to COVID-19 Decision-Making

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By: Ouida Chichester, Associate Director, BSR; Rosa Kusbiantoro, Associate Director, BSR; Salah Husseini, Associate Director, Human Rights, BSR; Jenny Vaughan, Human Rights Director, BSR; and

Today and Tomorrow: COVID-19 and the Increased Relevance of Corporate Sustainability

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By: David Stearns, Director, Communications and Marketing, BSR and James Morris, Director, GlobeScan

With the spread of COVID-19 creating a crisis that is unprecedented in living memory, there is not an element of our lives that has remained unaffected. And this is especially true for business. 

ESG Isn’t Going Anywhere: Investor Expectations in the Age of COVID-19

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By: John Hodges, Vice President, BSR and David Korngold, Director, BSR

One of the most important topics in corporate sustainability is the dramatic increase in attention by investors on the integration of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations.   

Resilient Business Strategies: The Road to Recovery Based on Sustainability Principles

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By: Aron Cramer, President and CEO, BSR

Resilience is having its moment, as the world reels from the massive health and economic impact of the coronavirus. The concept has suddenly gone from overlooked buzzword to urgent objective.

How Sustainability Teams Can Meet the Moment

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By: Laura Gitman, Chief Operating Officer, BSR

It’s still too early to know the full human and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and our attention today is rightfully on caring for the sick, protecting the vulnerable, and preventing the disease’s continued spread.

The Urgency of a New Social Contract

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By: Dunstan Allison-Hope, Vice President, BSR and Katie Abbott, Manager, Inclusive Economy, BSR

The COVID-19 crisis makes one thing abundantly clear: the social contract between government, business, employees, and people is not working as it should.   

Business Lessons From Phase One of the COVID-19 Pandemic

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By: Aron Cramer, President and CEO, BSR

How quickly life can change.

We are only in phase one of a pandemic that has changed the rhythm of daily life like no other recent event. As we take time to think first of the health of our families, friends, and communities, we are already learning lessons that will help us to navigate the urgent trials we face today as well as the fundamentally important challenges awaiting us once the worst of the pandemic passes.

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