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Supply Chain: Making Women Workers Count

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Supply Chain: Empowering Women in Toy Factories: Insights from Our Pilot in India

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Empowering Women in Toy Factories: Insights from Our Pilot in India

BSR and the Ethical Toy Program collaborated on a women’s empowerment program that was piloted in three toy factories in India with a total population of 824 workers—including 198 women. From the pilots, we gained several insights into what it takes to develop successful programs to advance women in the workplace.

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Supply Chain: Supply Chain Visibility: Traceability, Transparency, and Mapping Explained

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Supply Chain Visibility: Traceability, Transparency, and Mapping Explained

BSR experts explain three concepts for gaining and demonstrating visibility in multi-tier supply chains: Traceability, mapping, and transparency. What are these concepts, how do they differ, and what do they offer?

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Supply Chain: Three Ways Business Is Combating Modern Slavery

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Three Ways Business Is Combating Modern Slavery

The business community has a critical role to play in the fight against modern slavery, a practice that spans all business sectors and geographies. As we commemorate the World Day against Trafficking in Persons, GBCAT welcomes all companies to join us in our shared fight against modern slavery.

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Supply Chain: Blockchain through the Whole Supply Chain

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Blockchain through the Whole Supply Chain

The term “global supply chain” conjures up images of large ports filled with colorful arrays of ocean-bound shipping containers being systematically partitioned for each destination or commercial freight trucks arriving at highly-organized distribution centers. But global supply chains all start before that point—and our actions to make supply chains more visible, traceable, and sustainable need to start at the beginning.

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Supply Chain: Getting Circular Economy Right: Let’s Put People at the Center of Circular Fashion

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Getting Circular Economy Right: Let’s Put People at the Center of Circular Fashion

BSR is working with the C&A Foundation to explore the ways in which advancing circular fashion affects people and in particular, women. Our research reveals that very few companies adopting circular fashion models are considering the social aspects as they make this shift.

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Supply Chain: Eliminating Violence and Harassment Just Became an Obligation for Businesses Worldwide

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Eliminating Violence and Harassment Just Became an Obligation for Businesses Worldwide

The recent ILO Convention shows more is expected from businesses when it comes to tackling violence and harassment. Here’s how companies can take action using BSR’s “Act, Enable, Influence” framework.

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Supply Chain: How to Drive Value through Supply Chain Sustainability

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How to Drive Value through Supply Chain Sustainability

As supply chain sustainability—also known as responsible sourcing, sustainable sourcing, responsible supply, or sustainable procurement—continues to evolve, companies must also stay abreast of its trends if they hope to build or maintain a competitive edge.

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Supply Chain: The Supply Chain Leadership Ladder 2.0

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The Supply Chain Leadership Ladder 2.0

The Supply Chain Leadership Ladder 2.0 incorporates learnings from our work with companies where we use the framework to identify their level of maturity and ambition, benchmark their practices against their peers, and develop concrete action plans to improve.

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Supply Chain: Making Supply Chains Safe for Women Workers

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Making Supply Chains Safe for Women Workers

When it comes to tackling harassment and abuse, compliance programs alone are inadequate. They need to be rethought with the worker at the center, and they should measure and bolster the programs put in place to address root causes and build real change.

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Supply Chain: Five Trends Defining the Future of Retail

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Five Trends Defining the Future of Retail

Retail is changing in complex ways, and the future will look quite different from today. We need to prepare now for new challenges, but also for new opportunities to drive more sustainable consumption patterns, promote diversity and inclusion, and meet emerging consumer needs.

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Supply Chain: Supply Chain Sustainability in a Rapidly Changing World

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Supply Chain Sustainability in a Rapidly Changing World

We share our thoughts, based on our work with Telenor, on relevant global shifts transforming telecommunications supply chains and best practices for companies in the industry to improve supply chain sustainability in the future.

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Harnessing the Power of Data in Supply Chains: Making Women Workers Count and Be Counted


Harnessing the Power of Data in Supply Chains: Making Women Workers Count and Be Counted

Ahead of the opening of the 2019 BSR Conference, the BSR Women's Empowerment team is organizing an event on the importance of gender data with the focus on conducting gender-responsive due diligence in supply chains.

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