What is Business for Social Responsibility?

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Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) is a global organization that helps member companies achieve success in ways that respect ethical values, people, communities and the environment. BSR provides information, tools, training and advisory services to make corporate social responsibility an integral part of business operations and strategies.  A nonprofit organization, BSR promotes cross sector collaboration and contributes to global efforts to advance the field of corporate social responsibility.

Membership in BSR provides an extensive set of practical resources — including issue expertise, advisory services, training and timely insight on news, trends and innovations — accessible through consultation, custom reports, publications and the web at www.bsr.org. BSR connects members to a global network of business and industry peers, partners, stakeholder groups and thought leaders. On behalf of its members, BSR also convenes and facilitates cross-sector dialogue and collaboration.

BSR also acts as a trusted intermediary between business and civil society. While understanding business and serving its needs, BSR maintains strong relationships with other key stakeholders and opinion formers in the civic and public sectors. Through these relationships, BSR provides companies with alternative viewpoints and engagement opportunities that help them better formulate decisions, positions and actions.

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