BSR is a global nonprofit organization that works with its network of more than 250 member companies and other partners to build a just and sustainable world. From our eight offices in Europe, North America and Asia, we develop sustainable business strategies and solutions through consulting, research, and cross-sector collaboration. We are present in the Nordics with our Copenhagen office.
With more than 100 employees, we drive social and environmental impact through:
» Membership: We work with our network of more than 250 of the world’s most influential companies to inform and strengthen their sustainability efforts.
» Advisory Services: We undertake one-on-one engagements with companies on a diverse range of sustainability issues to catalyze progress.
» Collaborative Initiatives: We lead business collaboration as well as multisector efforts to achieve systemic progress.
» Research: We undertake grant-supported research that spurs progress on global challenges in sustainable business.
Our Value Proposition
We are a global nonprofit business network dedicated to sustainability:
» We are global in mindset, staffing, and activities.
» We have deep expertise in social and environmental issues across industries and regions. We understand the connections between these issues as well as the diverse perspectives of business and stakeholders.
» We are practical. Working from farm to factory to boardroom, we translate ideas into real outcomes that deliver value for business and society.
» We build collaboration. We understand that systemic answers to interlocking challenges demand collaboration—and we know how to bring multiple stakeholders to the table to make it happen.
» We strive for positive social and environmental impact in all the work that we do.
Associate, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice
Associate Director, Nature
Bringing the Most Vulnerable to Climate Change to the Boardroom
Boards need representation from the climate frontline if they are to take meaningful action on ESG. Activism on climate action is increasingly reaching the boardroom, alongside calls for change from regulators, investors, and customers.
Scaling Anti-Trafficking Efforts Across Sectors Through Collaboration
Human trafficking is on the rise around the world. Every year, conflicts, humanitarian crises, climate change, and socioeconomic challenges leave millions of people vulnerable to exploitation by traffickers.
Implementing a Long-Term DEI Approach: Lessons from the Asia-Pacific Region
Since 2020, BSR has worked closely with our APAC member companies by tailoring existing approaches to identify goals, build strategies, and assess progress using metrics as part of a wide range of DEI consulting projects.
Partnering with Procurement to Deliver on Net Zero
BSR’s Supply Chain Sustainability team provides key actions business leaders can take to engage and integrate the Procurement team into their net zero strategy.
ESG Scenarios: Leading Sustainability in a New Context
A BSR-led series of scenario workshops about the future of ESG in the US highlighted that the role of the Chief Sustainability Officer is more fraught and fragile than ever.
How Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion is Gaining Momentum in Asia-Pacific
Since COVID-19, the discourse around DEI has gained more traction in Asia Pacific (APAC) and has moved the needle on business awareness, action, and approaches.
China’s New Drive for Sustainable Consumption
A comprehensive drive to foster sustainable lifestyles is underway in Chinese markets, propelled by a range of policy incentives, targets, and environmental protection measures.
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A 21st-Century Social Contract Must Include a Just Transition to a Net-Zero Economy
How Business Can Protect Workers and Communities while Addressing the Climate Crisis
Why Worker Data Protection Should Be Central to a 21st-Century Social Contract
Last month, we published a proposal to overhaul the relationship between government, business, employees, and people with a new social contract fit for the 21st century.
Modernizing the Social Contract in 2021: Five Developments for Business to Consider
In late 2019, BSR launched its call for business to help redefine the social contract. As we urged firms to take ambitious steps to build a modern and stable pact between individuals and institutions, we had no idea what the next 21 months would bring.
Meeting the Moment on ESG Investing: Q&A with Lauren Abbott, Global VP, Anheuser-Busch InBev
The year 2020 has been extremely challenging for business, from dealing with COVID-19 and its economic impacts to addressing the worsening climate crisis. Amid these challenges, investors have increased their focus on how companies are acting on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues. How can companies best prepare for investors’ current demands?
Companies are massively important for LGBT+ inclusion
As WorldPride in Copenhagen builds towards the grand finale, companies and NGOs discuss how collaboration can move the needle forward on a hot topic in corporate sustainability: diversity and inclusion.