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Womens Empowerment: Leveraging Mobile for Workforce Engagement: Opportunities and Recommendations from HERhealth

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Leveraging Mobile for Workforce Engagement: Opportunities and Recommendations from HERhealth

Three years ago, BSR launched a partnership with Qualcomm Wireless Reach to amplify the outcomes of BSR’s HERproject program in China through mobile technology. Our work together focused on enhancing HERhealth, the pillar of HERproject that aims to empower low-income women working in global supply chains to take charge of their health.

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Womens Empowerment: How Business Can Support the Global Movement for Family Planning

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How Business Can Support the Global Movement for Family Planning

Accessing family planning services is essential for women and girls to be able to stay in school, join the workforce, and—crucially—remain active in the formal economy.

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Womens Empowerment: Women’s Safety in the Workplace Toolkit Guide

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Women’s Safety in the Workplace Toolkit Guide

This is an introduction to a new toolkit that provides guidance for companies seeking to strengthen their policies and activities that prevent and address sexual harassment.

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Womens Empowerment: BSR Collaborates with Indian Business Association to Address Sexual Harassment in Garment Industry

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BSR Collaborates with Indian Business Association to Address Sexual Harassment in Garment Industry

We are proud to announce a new collaboration with the Confederation of Indian Industry’s Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development.

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Womens Empowerment: BSR’s Women in Factories China Program: Moving from Risk to Value in the Supply Chain

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BSR’s Women in Factories China Program: Moving from Risk to Value in the Supply Chain

The Women in Factories program has given women workers in China the skills and knowledge they need to change their lives and how they work, creating value for factories and catalyzing change in manufacturing supply chains.

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Womens Empowerment: Three Actions to Promote Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Apparel Sector

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Three Actions to Promote Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Apparel Sector

Here's how apparel companies can take action to promote women workers' well-being and economic empowerment.

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Womens Empowerment: Empowering Female Workers in the Apparel Industry: Three Areas for Business Action

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Empowering Female Workers in the Apparel Industry: Three Areas for Business Action

This business brief proposes three areas where apparel companies can build from a strong foundation to better drive improvements in outcomes for women workers and promote women’s economic empowerment around the world.

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Womens Empowerment: How Ethiopia’s Nascent Apparel Industry Can Build a Strong, Empowered Workforce

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How Ethiopia’s Nascent Apparel Industry Can Build a Strong, Empowered Workforce

To achieve sustainability over the long term, Ethiopia’s emerging apparel industry must embed good business practice from the beginning.

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Womens Empowerment: Ethiopia’s Emerging Apparel Industry: Options for Better Business and Women’s Empowerment

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Ethiopia’s Emerging Apparel Industry: Options for Better Business and Women’s Empowerment

BSR’s HERproject conducted this scoping study to provide a snapshot of the buyers, factories, and other stakeholders active in the apparel industry and identify key trends and approaches for their operations in Ethiopia.

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Womens Empowerment: How Newmont Ghana Empowers Women in the Workforce, Workplace, and Community

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How Newmont Ghana Empowers Women in the Workforce, Workplace, and Community

We sat down with a team from Newmont Mining to understand what a successful approach to advancing women's economic empowerment looks like in practice.

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Womens Empowerment: New BSR Guidance Integrates Gender Equality into Supply Chain Codes of Conduct

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New BSR Guidance Integrates Gender Equality into Supply Chain Codes of Conduct

While codes of conduct are the most widespread tools companies use to drive sustainability throughout the supply chain, they don’t yet effectively frame and address the specific risks facing women.

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Womens Empowerment: Gender Equality in Codes of Conduct Guidance

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Gender Equality in Codes of Conduct Guidance

This Guidance—developed in collaboration with the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MINBUZA) and the Evidence Project/Meridian Group International, Inc.—offers a gender-sensitive analysis of codes of conduct principles and makes recommendations for companies to promote gender equality in the workplace.

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Upcoming Events on Women’s Empowerment

Accelerating Women’s Empowerment: The Role of Business


Accelerating Women’s Empowerment: The Role of Business

Join us in New York for a networking breakfast and discussion on the opportunities for companies to make strides on the advancement of women.

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