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May 19, 2016
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.
December 2, 2015
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.
November 15, 2015
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.
October 29, 2015
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.
October 15, 2015
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.
October 8, 2015
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.
September 22, 2015
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.
September 16, 2015
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.