Democracy That Delivers #156: Alison Taylor from BSR on Stakeholder Engagement

05.14.2019 | Frank Brown, Ken Jaques |
On the left: Alison Taylor of BSR. On the right: CIPE ACGC Director Frank Brown.

“Good sustainability performance means good financial performance,” says Alison Taylor.

Alison Taylor, Managing Director for Sustainability Management at BSR, joins us on Democracy That Delivers to discuss what business for social responsibility is, with CIPE’s Anti-Corruption Governance Center Director, Frank Brown. Taylor shares her insight on how businesses can be encouraged to foster organizational cultures that are ethical and sustainable, as well as what incentivizes SMEs to change their behavior.

They also discuss BSR’s most famous report: “Five-Step Approach to Stakeholder Engagement,” originally published in 2011 but substantially updated to match the changed 2019 landscape. It discusses the reasons digital communication, international agreements and investor expectations makes stakeholder engagement more important than ever before.

To read the report, please visit:

https://www.bsr.org/en/our-insights/report-view/stakeholder-engagement-five-step-approach-toolkit

 


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