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Symantec Joins IT Industry Leaders in BSR's Future of Internet Power Initiative

By Ryan Schuchard, Manager, Climate and Energy, Business for Social Responsibility (BSR)
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Internet data centers represent up to two percent of electricity in the U.S., and the internet is responsible for nearly ten percent of U.S. electricity use.

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Internet data centers represent up to two percent of electricity in the U.S., and the internet is responsible for nearly ten percent of U.S. electricity use.

BSR Report Highlights Business Opportunity in Boosting Health and Wellness

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BSR's new report "A New CSR Frontier: Business and Population Health" reveals opportunities for U.S. companies across all sectors to address systemic challenges related to health and wellness by engaging with employees, customers, local communities, suppliers, and the general public. This report highlights the role of CSR teams in leading this work by helping their companies examine the positive and negative health and wellness impacts of business across the value chain, and by helping them identify ways to deliver better business results and health outcomes.

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BSR's new report "A New CSR Frontier: Business and Population Health" reveals opportunities for U.S. companies across all sectors to address systemic challenges related to health and wellness by engaging with employees, customers, local communities, suppliers, and the general public. This report highlights the role of CSR teams in leading this work by helping their companies examine the positive and negative health and wellness impacts of business across the value chain, and by helping them identify ways to deliver better business results and health outcomes.

BSR’s Clean Cargo Report Highlights Continued Reductions in Ocean Emissions

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October 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ - BSR’s Clean Cargo Working Group’s 2013 “Collaborative Progress” report—which provides data from more than 2,300 ships, representing more than 60 percent of global ocean container capacity—indicates that average carbon-dioxide emissions for global ocean container transport have declined year on year, and by more than 7 p

BSR Receives US$625,000 Grant from Disney to Expand Financial Inclusion Initiative in Asia and Latin America

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San Francisco, October 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ —The Walt Disney Company has awarded a US$625,000 grant to expand BSR’s HERfinance initiative through new peer-to-peer education programs on financial literacy for factory workers in supply chains throughout Asia and Latin America.

BSR's Clean Cargo Progress Report Highlights Continued Reductions in Ocean Emissions

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Paris, October 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ — BSR’s Clean Cargo Working Group’s 2013 “Collaborative Progress” report—which provides data from more than 2,300 ships, representing more than 60 percent of global ocean container capacity—indicates that average carbon-dioxide emissions for global ocean container transport have declined year on year, and by more than 7 percent between 2011 and 2012.

Sustainable Lifestyles to Drive Sales, Market Share, and Innovation within Five Years

BSR and Futerra Survey of 50 Global Businesses Examines Consumer Behavior and Sustainability
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PARIS, September 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Increasing numbers of businesses are enabling sustainable consumer behaviors such as recycling, healthy living, the purchase of sustainable products, product take-back, and water conservation. According to new survey results released today by BSR and Futerra, business leaders expect exponential growth in consumer interest and business action on these sustainable lifestyles issues within five years.

Tech Companies Join BSR Renewable Energy Sourcing Initiative

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Some leading Internet companies have teamed up with Business for Social Responsibility to focus on low-carbon power sourcing for their data centers. Facebook, HP, Adobe, eBay, Symantec, and Salesforce.com, along with BSR, have created the Future of Internet Power, a leadership initiative that will address the sourcing of electric power.

New Center for Sustainable Procurement Research Outlines Key Insights for Purchasers at Global Companies

BSR and Hilton Worldwide Initiative Focuses on Tools and Insights to Inform Sustainable Purchasing
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San Francisco, June 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ - BSR and Hilton Worldwide released a new report today highlighting year-one findings from the Center for Sustainable Procurement (CSP), an initiative launched in May 2012 to help global business procurement managers integrate sustainability into the

New Center for Sustainable Procurement Research Outlines Key Insights for Purchasers at Global Companies

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BSR and Hilton Worldwide Initiative Focuses on Tools and Insights to Inform Sustainable Purchasing

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BSR and Hilton Worldwide Initiative Focuses on Tools and Insights to Inform Sustainable Purchasing

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