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Aug

21

August 21, 2015

Grants: Lessons Learned from a Decade of Supporting Women’s Empowerment in China

Lessons Learned from a Decade of Supporting Women’s Empowerment in China

Over the last decade, BSR has worked with member companies and partners to support women's empowerment in the workplace in China through HERproject and related programs. From our experience, three approaches can help realize tangible, effective outcomes.

#Grants #Inclusive Economy #Womens Empowerment

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Jun

2

June 2, 2015

Grants: A New HERproject Frontier: Bringing Health Education to Tea Smallholders in Kenya

A New HERproject Frontier: Bringing Health Education to Tea Smallholders in Kenya

A new report details how to adapt the HERproject peer-education model for supply chain workers to smallholder farms.

#Food Beverage and Agriculture #Grants #HERproject #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Apr

7

April 7, 2015

Grants: Reflecting on Three Years of Green Farmer Training in China

Reflecting on Three Years of Green Farmer Training in China

BSR worked with Walmart to help train farmers on sustainable agriculture practices—a three-year program that resulted in better produce, lower environmental impacts, and increased revenues for farmers. Here, we reflect on program impacts and lessons learned about sustainability-focused training programs.

#Environment #Food Beverage and Agriculture #Grants #Supply Chain

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Apr

3

April 3, 2015

Grants: Four Ways to Design Financial Products for Low-Income Women

Four Ways to Design Financial Products for Low-Income Women

During the HERfinance Convening last month, participants highlighted how companies can put low-income women at the center when it comes to designing financial products that they will access and use.

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

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Mar

9

March 9, 2015

Grants: How HERfinance Is Empowering Workers: Results from Our Pilot Project

How HERfinance Is Empowering Workers: Results from Our Pilot Project

Findings from our HERfinance pilot in India demonstrate that the financial-literacy program is having a positive impact on workers' financial knowledge, behaviors, and confidence—and perceptions of their employers.

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

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Feb

6

February 6, 2015

Grants: Changing the Conversation on Financial Inclusion: The Global HERfinance Convening 2015

Changing the Conversation on Financial Inclusion: The Global HERfinance Convening 2015

The first-ever Global HERfinance Convening, taking place March 10-11 in Hong Kong, will highlight how financial education programs in factories and farms can build financial inclusion.

#Financial Services #Grants #HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Dec

10

December 10, 2014

Grants: The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network: Tackling Corruption through Collective Action

The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network: Tackling Corruption through Collective Action

A Q&A with Maersk Group's Legal Counsel for Anticorruption and Foreign Trade Controls and Maritime Anti-Corruption Network's Chair, Cecilia Müller Torbrand, explores the importance of cross-sector collaboration to effectively tackle corruption's deep roots.

#Grants #Maritime Anti-Corruption Network #Transport and Logistics

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Dec

5

December 5, 2014

Grants: Filling the Gaps in Healthcare Services at Bangladesh Factories

Filling the Gaps in Healthcare Services at Bangladesh Factories

A new report from BSR HERproject examined the gaps in healthcare provided at 10 ready-made garment factories in Bangladesh. Here's what we found.

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

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Oct

6

October 6, 2014

Grants: New BSR, Women’s World Banking Partnership to Improve Financial Access for Working Poor

New BSR, Women’s World Banking Partnership to Improve Financial Access for Working Poor

A partnership between BSR's HERfinance program and Women's World Banking will increase workers’ financial skills and awareness and create new financial products and services tailored to the working poor.

#Financial Services #Grants #Inclusive Economy #Womens Empowerment

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Jul

18

July 18, 2014

Grants: Translating Climate Science to Build a Resilient Agriculture Sector

Translating Climate Science to Build a Resilient Agriculture Sector

BSR's is working with Cambridge University and the European Climate Foundation to translate climate science for different industries, including agriculture, through summary reports. Through our climate projects in Asia, we're working to address several of the implications laid out in the agriculture report.

#Climate Change #Food Beverage and Agriculture #Grants

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