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Aug

10

August 10, 2022

Sustainability Management: Business Leadership in the Great Fragmentation: Part 2

Business Leadership in the Great Fragmentation: Part 2

The divisions caused by “The Great Fragmentation” are a barrier to achieving an economy that drives equitable and sustainable progress. To meet the needs of our fragmented world, business can reorient their efforts around four main objectives.

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Jul

29

July 29, 2022

Sustainability Management: BSR Response: How the EU’s Sustainability Reporting Standards Will Be a Game Changer

BSR Response: How the EU’s Sustainability Reporting Standards Will Be a Game Changer

The European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) recently released a set of sector-agnostic exposure drafts that form the first set of European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS). We share our response to EFRAG's public consultation.

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Jul

28

July 28, 2022

Sustainability Management: How IFRS Sustainability Reporting Standards Can Contribute to Further Harmonization

How IFRS Sustainability Reporting Standards Can Contribute to Further Harmonization

BSR welcomes and has responded to the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB)’s two exposure drafts released in March 2022, grounding our comments in 30 years of experience working with member companies.

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Jul

27

July 27, 2022

Sustainability Management: Business Leadership in the Great Fragmentation: Part 1

Business Leadership in the Great Fragmentation: Part 1

The world is fragmenting politically, economically, environmentally, and culturally. BSR President and CEO Aron Cramer shares the six interlocking factors that are accelerating fragmentation and why they're significant for business.

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Jul

20

July 20, 2022

Sustainability Management: A Business Approach to Reinforcing Democracy

A Business Approach to Reinforcing Democracy

More than 80 percent of business leaders see threats to democracy as threats to business. What can business do?

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Jul

13

July 13, 2022

Sustainability Management: What the ESG Critics Are Right About—And Where They’re Misguided

What the ESG Critics Are Right About—And Where They’re Misguided

After considerable momentum, there is now a backlash against elements of the sustainable business agenda. BSR President and CEO Aron Cramer discusses some of the big questions raised.

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Jul

7

July 7, 2022

Sustainability Management: What Business Needs to Know about the EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive

What Business Needs to Know about the EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive

Under the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), all large, all listed, and some non-EU companies will be required to report sustainability information against mandatory European Sustainability Reporting Standards. Six things that business should know about the CSRD.

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Jul

6

July 6, 2022

Sustainability Management: Activating Directors on Sustainability: Six Questions for Your Board

Activating Directors on Sustainability: Six Questions for Your Board

Directors of EU companies will soon face a pivotal shift in their duties toward sustainability with the upcoming EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) and Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD). Here are six key questions for boards to determine their readiness to govern evolving expectations.

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Jun

30

June 30, 2022

Sustainability Management: The Norwegian Transparency Act: Key Insights for Business

The Norwegian Transparency Act: Key Insights for Business

As the Norwegian Transparency Act becomes the newest human rights due diligence law to enter into force, what does it mean for business with operations in Norway? We share key insights based on work we've done with our members.

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Jun

8

June 8, 2022

Sustainability Management: How the SEC Can Mandate Climate-Related Disclosures and Drive Corporate Action

How the SEC Can Mandate Climate-Related Disclosures and Drive Corporate Action

In support of the SEC’s current efforts to react to market demand for comprehensive climate-related financial disclosures, BSR responded to the latest public consultation on climate-related disclosure. We share our recommendations.

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