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May

19

May 19, 2016

Grants: Accelerating Private-Sector Action on Women’s Empowerment

Accelerating Private-Sector Action on Women’s Empowerment

This week, thousands of advocates, policymakers, and leaders from business and civil society are in Copenhagen for Women Deliver, the world’s largest global convening focused on the health, rights, and well-being of girls and women.

#Grants #Womens Empowerment

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May

9

May 9, 2016

Grants: The Women Behind the Clothes: Impact Stories from HERproject Indonesia

The Women Behind the Clothes: Impact Stories from HERproject Indonesia

A new video and photo essay share the stories of how the women and peer educators at one of ANN INC.'s suppliers have benefited from HERproject.

#Grants #HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Feb

26

February 26, 2016

Grants: A Scorecard to Improve Workers’ Health in Supply Chains

A Scorecard to Improve Workers’ Health in Supply Chains

Based on a new scorecard produced by Evidence Project and BSR's HERproject, here are five suggestions for companies to enhance workers' health in their supply chains.

#Grants #Healthcare #HERproject #Supply Chain

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Dec

2

December 2, 2015

Grants: Inclusive by Design: BSR’s Project on Technology and Access in China

Inclusive by Design: BSR’s Project on Technology and Access in China

BSR's recent project on developing a mobile application designed around the needs of blind and vision-impaired people in China aims to improve their access to products and services.

#Grants #Inclusive Economy #Information and Communications Technology

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Nov

15

November 15, 2015

Grants: A Conversation with Lynn Eisenhart of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

A Conversation with Lynn Eisenhart of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

BSR and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have announced a new strategic partnership to increase financial inclusion for low-income women and men working in the garment industry in Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan. We sat down with the Gates Foundation's Lynn Eisenhart to discuss the partnership with BSR's HERfinance and why mobile money is critical to financial inclusion.

#Financial Services #Grants #HERproject #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Oct

29

October 29, 2015

Grants: Worker Health as a Workplace Management Issue: New Guidelines for Companies

Worker Health as a Workplace Management Issue: New Guidelines for Companies

Worker health often falls under the purview of occupational health and safety, but companies have the opportunity to improve workers’ lives (and productivity) by shifting their approach to workplace healthcare. New guidelines from BSR’s HERproject and the Evidence Project/RAISE Health help companies achieve this.

#Grants #Healthcare #HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Oct

15

October 15, 2015

Grants: Improving Nutrition in Factories in Bangladesh: A Business and Sustainable Development Opportunity

Improving Nutrition in Factories in Bangladesh: A Business and Sustainable Development Opportunity

Our new report on ready-made garment factories in Bangladesh highlights the need for and benefits of providing education and nutritional foods to workers. BSR's HERproject and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition are partnering to do just that.

#Grants #HERproject #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Oct

8

October 8, 2015

Grants: Bringing Respect to the Factory Floor and Beyond: Launching HERrespect in Bangladesh

Bringing Respect to the Factory Floor and Beyond: Launching HERrespect in Bangladesh

As BSR works to create safe, empowering workplaces through HERproject, we are undertaking a new aspect of the initiative: HERrespect, which will seek to promote positive gender relations in factories to prevent and address violence against women.

#Grants #HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Sep

22

September 22, 2015

Grants: Stories from the Factory Floor: The Women in Factories China Program

Stories from the Factory Floor: The Women in Factories China Program

Over the past 18 months, BSR and the Walmart Foundation have partnered to deliver more than 330,500 hours of workplace training to more than 22,000 workers across 36 factories through the Women in Factories China program. But statistics only tell one side of the story.

#Grants #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain #Women in Factories China #Womens Empowerment

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Sep

16

September 16, 2015

Grants: Can Global Companies Increase Renewables Use in Chinese Supply Chains?

Can Global Companies Increase Renewables Use in Chinese Supply Chains?

Companies with a footprint in China have the opportunity to reduce supply chain greenhouse gas emissions and help China meet its ambitious climate goals by supporting the development of renewable-energy electricity markets.

#Circular Economy #Climate Change #Grants #Supply Chain

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