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BSR Conference 2017 Highlights and HERproject 10th Anniversary Celebration

Shanghai

 

Date and Time

Thursday December 14, 2017
2:30 pm-4:30 pm CST (China Standard Time)


Location

Shanghai



BSR will host a casual gathering for China-based members and select partners in Shanghai.

BSR China Director Lin Wang will give an overview of the latest news from the BSR Conference 2017—specifically, how it applies to China and within the Asian context.

We will also celebrate the 10th anniversary of HERproject. BSR staff and company representatives will join an informal conversation and share their personal and professional experiences with HERproject as well as their hopes and aspirations for the program as we approach the new year.

Join us to network with your peers and bring in the holiday season.

Snacks and drinks will be served.

Speakers


In Egypt, Digital Payroll Helps Garment Workers Reap What They Sew

Blog

In Egypt, Digital Payroll Helps Garment Workers Reap What They Sew

Egypt's garment sector employs more than 1.5 million people, half of whom are women, offering an opportunity to promote women's economic empowerment. Here's how HERproject's Digital Wages partnership with Mastercard helped lead to increased financial inclusion and resilience for female garment workers.

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Bridging the Supply Chain Gender Gap through Digital Training

Blog

Bridging the Supply Chain Gender Gap through Digital Training

HERessentials, a tablet-based learning app for workers and managers, started as a response to the COVID-19 crisis, but it has the potential to build digital capabilities for all workers. We share three key recommendations for businesses considering how to set up digital training in supply chains.

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Empowering Women Fruit Farmers with Digital Training

Blog

Empowering Women Fruit Farmers with Digital Training

Responsible business is deepening its commitment to empowering women across the value chain. One such example is Fyffes and HERproject expanding the new digital program HERessentials across several Latin American countries.

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Inside BSR: Q&A with Smita Nimilita

Blog

Inside BSR: Q&A with Smita Nimilita

Inside BSR is our monthly series featuring BSR team members from around the world. This International Women’s Day, we connected with Smita Nimilita, a HERproject Country Representative based in Bangladesh.

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What If All Garment Workers in Bangladesh Were Financially Included?

Blog

What If All Garment Workers in Bangladesh Were Financially Included?

There are 4 million garment workers in Bangladesh, more than 58 percent of whom are women. This raises the question, “What if all garment workers became financially included?”

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Within Reach: How Digital Wages That Work for Women Can Support Bangladesh’s Economic Future

Reports

Within Reach: How Digital Wages That Work for Women Can Support Bangladesh’s Economic Future

This report details HERproject's progress towards wage digitization, three plausible alternative futures to what wage digitization may look like in 10 years, and recommendations for action to strengthening digital payment systems that empowers workers.

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The Urgency of Private-Sector Action on Gender-Based Violence

Blog

The Urgency of Private-Sector Action on Gender-Based Violence

In partnership with the Sexual Violence Research Institute (SRVI) and global mining company Anglo American, we're sharing insights on how the private sector can prevent and address gender-based violence.

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Women’s Digital Inclusion: The Risks of Going Too Fast and Not Fast Enough

Blog

Women’s Digital Inclusion: The Risks of Going Too Fast and Not Fast Enough

Sonia Jorge of Alliance for Affordable Internet and Mariana Lopez of the GSMA Connected Women Programme share insights for stakeholders working to bridge the digital gender divide.

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