Climate Resilience

Protecting Soil: The Lifeblood of Agriculture

Confronting the Hard Reality of a Changing Climate
Blog

It’s been a heck of a year for Midwestern farmers. The worst flooding since the 1993 “Great Flood” completely disrupted the growing season across the region.

Major Companies Join Forces to Drive Climate Resilience in Supply Chains

New corporate leadership platform will foster private sector support of climate action
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, September 13, 2018 /3BL Media -- BSR today launched a new corporate leadership platform that will aid companies in the fight against climate change. The Climate-Resilient Value Chains Leaders Platform is being launched as leaders of the Global Climate Action Summit call on corporations to step up their climate efforts.

Global Climate Action Summit Update—Will We See You There?

Blog

By Kelly Gallo, Manager, BSR

With the Global Climate Action Summit coming up this September 12-14 in San Francisco, California, businesses, cities, states, investors, and citizens all have the opportunity to showcase extraordinary climate action commitments that will give world leaders the confidence to continue their support of the Paris Agreement and prevent the worst effects of climate change.

World Business Council Releases Policy Recommendations for Climate Negotiators at the Start of COP23 in Bonn

Summary: 

Business recommends that COP23 climate negotiators consider:  

  • How to ensure a structured policy dialogue between governments and other stakeholders through the Marrakech Partnership
     
  • How to formally introduce and incorporate input from non-state actors in the Facilitative Dialogue
     
  • Building partnerships for resilience across global supply chains and in vulnerable communities experiencing climate impacts
     
  • Supporting carbon markets and enabling cross-border collaboration on mitigation efforts
Press Release

Business recommends that COP23 climate negotiators consider:  

  • How to ensure a structured policy dialogue between governments and other stakeholders through the Marrakech Partnership
     
  • How to formally introduce and incorporate input from non-state actors in the Facilitative Dialogue
     
  • Building partnerships for resilience across global supply chains and in vulnerable communities experiencing climate impacts
     
  • Supporting carbon markets and enabling cross-border collaboration on mitigation efforts

Kering and BSR Tackle Resilience to Climate Change for Luxury Fashion

Press Release

November 4, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Kering, the Luxury group, and BSR (Business for Social Responsibility), the global nonprofit business network and consultancy dedicated to sustainability, published a pivotal report on climate change for the fashion industry today.

Finding the Balance between ‘Green’ and ‘Gray’

Article

In October 2012, Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc across North America — and caused nearly 300 deaths and more than US$50 billion in damage. Thousands were left homeless and millions suffered without heat, electricity and water. Marking the storm’s one-year anniversary, AECOM’s Gary Lawrence, chief sustainability officer and vice president, recently recanted lessons learned from the destruction — providing additional insight needed to build urban resiliency in coastal cities everywhere.

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