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Mar

8

March 8, 2017

Grants: HERproject at 10: Celebrating HERsuccess, Inspiring HERfuture

HERproject at 10: Celebrating HERsuccess, Inspiring HERfuture

As we celebrate the 10th anniversary of HERproject, we’re taking a moment to think about what we have achieved and what we have left to do.

#Grants #HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Dec

5

December 5, 2016

Grants: Say No to Corruption: Cleaning Up Value Chains through the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network

Say No to Corruption: Cleaning Up Value Chains through the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network

Since its establishment, the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network has quickly become a world-leading and award-winning example of the power of collective action. Here is a look at its impacts and its strategy looking ahead.

#Ethics and Governance #Grants #Maritime Anti-Corruption Network #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management #Transport and Logistics

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Nov

25

November 25, 2016

Grants: Addressing Social Norms to Stop Gender-Based Violence and Harassment in Factories and Farms

Addressing Social Norms to Stop Gender-Based Violence and Harassment in Factories and Farms

Like other women’s empowerment efforts, addressing gender-based violence and harassment in the workplace requires holistic and integrated approaches. The launch of HERrespect in Bangladesh and India is helping companies take on broader strategies to tackle this pervasive issue.

#Grants #HERproject #Human Rights #Womens Empowerment

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Nov

21

November 21, 2016

Grants: Advancing Women’s Economic Empowerment through the Financial Services Sector

Advancing Women’s Economic Empowerment through the Financial Services Sector

By focusing on their workforces, products and services, and the communities they touch, financial services companies can be crucial contributors to women's economic empowerment.

#Financial Services #Grants #Womens Empowerment

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Sep

22

September 22, 2016

Grants: UN High-Level Panel Report and HERproject: How Business Can Build Women’s Economic Empowerment

UN High-Level Panel Report and HERproject: How Business Can Build Women’s Economic Empowerment

Workplaces can uphold discrimination of female workers by keeping them in the lowest-paid jobs, on casual incomes, and enduring daily sexual harassment. Or they can be a space for change.

#Grants #HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Sep

13

September 13, 2016

Grants: Impact Sourcing: Ending Poverty Through Procurement

Impact Sourcing: Ending Poverty Through Procurement

The Global Impact Sourcing Coalition, a new group funded by the Rockefeller Foundation and supported by BSR, seeks to advance the practice of impact sourcing, or procuring from suppliers that recruit and employ workers from vulnerable groups of society.

#Grants #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain

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Sep

6

September 6, 2016

Grants: Can the Sharing Economy Work for Everyone?

Can the Sharing Economy Work for Everyone?

Many sharing economy models are designed with affluent, tech-savvy users in mind. However, the reality is that many people cannot take full advantage of the sharing economy's potential benefits and instead face a new set of risks.

#Grants #Inclusive Economy

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Aug

4

August 4, 2016

Grants: Empowering Women Workers through HERhealth: A Conversation with Takeda

Empowering Women Workers through HERhealth: A Conversation with Takeda

We sat down with Koichi Kaneda, CSR head, corporate communications, and public affairs at Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, to discuss how the company's engagement in HERproject helps it contribute to global development and gender equality goals.

#Grants #HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Jul

27

July 27, 2016

Grants: Why Ethics Are Like Safety: A Conversation with the Vice Chairman of MACN

Why Ethics Are Like Safety: A Conversation with the Vice Chairman of MACN

We sat down with the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network's vice chairman to discuss anticorruption trends, collective action, and next steps for the initiative.

#Ethics and Governance #Grants #Maritime Anti-Corruption Network #Sustainability Management #Transport and Logistics

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May

20

May 20, 2016

Grants: Addressing Child Labor in Myanmar’s Garment Sector: From Understanding to Action

Addressing Child Labor in Myanmar’s Garment Sector: From Understanding to Action

BSR's latest report, written with support from the International Development Research Centre, provides context into the issue and recommendations for tackling it.

#Consumer Products #Grants #Human Rights #Supply Chain

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