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BSR’s Statement on the U.S. Administration Executive Order on Climate Change

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BSR regrets today’s executive order from U.S. President Donald Trump to dismantle the Clean Power Plan, a set of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) policies that are intended to reduce the United States’ greenhouse gas emissions by 32 percent from 2005 levels and cut carbon pollution from the power sector by 30 percent by 2030.

HERproject at 10: Celebrating HERsuccess, Inspiring HERfuture

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By: Christine Svarer, HERproject Director, BSR

 

Today, March 8, is International Women’s Day 2017—a good time to take stock of our collective progress toward gender equality. And such a moment of reflection is particularly relevant for HERproject this year, as we are hitting a big milestone: It’s our 10th birthday! On our anniversary, we’re taking a moment to think about what we have achieved and what we have left to do.

When the Business Case and Shared Value Aren’t Enough

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By Laura Gitman, Vice President, BSR

The concept of shared value came from a seminal 2011 article in Harvard Business Review, written by Michael Porter and Mark Kramer, which defined shared value as a management strategy “which involves creating economic value in a way that also creates value for society by addressing its needs and challenges.”

Redefining Business Leadership in a New Environment

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By Aron Cramer, President and CEO, BSR

 

Donald Trump ran for president of the United States as an unconventional candidate, and in the third week of his presidency, it is undeniable that change has arrived.

Forging the Missing Link: What the 2017 CDP Supply Chain Report Says About Supplier Engagement

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By: Marshall Chase, Associate Director, BSR

Supply chains may be the most under-recognized opportunity for companies to address climate change. While companies tend to focus, understandably, on energy efficiency and greenhouse gas reductions in business operations and products, supply chains often account for the majority of product greenhouse gas emissions.

Suppliers Report 434 Million Metric Tons of Emissions Reductions as Big Buyers Flex Purchasing Muscle

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PARIS, France, January 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ — As the global economy moves toward implementation of its new climate goals, the world’s largest purchasing organizations are using their buying clout to drive down emissions across their supply chains.

Giving Every American a Good Job

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By Susan Winterberg, Associate Director, Inclusive Economy, BSR

 

Following the U.S. election and other geopolitical upheavals this year, business is considering whether and how to adjust the sustainability agenda to address a new reality. To begin, many are asking: What is the single most urgent issue facing sustainable business today in the United States?

Election Weighs Heavily as Sustainable Business Execs Gather in DC

By Dave Armon, 3BL Media CMO
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Congress returned to work Monday for a lame duck session following last week’s election. Today, hundreds of corporate social responsibility (CSR) executives head to Washington hoping their sustainable business missions are not up-ended by a Donald Trump presidency.

The elephant in the room at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's 2016 Corporate Citizenship Conference is whether campaign rhetoric turns into policy, and whether business leaders will stay the course on ambitious social impact and environmental initiatives.

Sustainable Business After the 2016 U.S. Election

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By Aron Cramer, President and CEO, BSR

The U.S. presidential election has delivered a political earthquake that will change our political, economic, and cultural landscape, in Washington, D.C., and far beyond.

Thirst CEO Mina Guli Addresses the BSR Conference 2016

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In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2016, Mina Guli, CEO of Thirst and athlete who ran 40 marathons on seven continents to raise awareness of the global water crisis, highlighted what she has learned through her bold experiences in building a better world.

“Finding your passion is finding your power,” Guli said.

Watch the full video below:

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