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Aug

8

August 8, 2017

HERproject: Leveraging Mobile for Workforce Engagement: Opportunities and Recommendations from HERhealth

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.

#Healthcare #HERproject #Information and Communications Technology #Womens Empowerment

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Jul

11

July 11, 2017

HERproject: How Business Can Support the Global Movement for Family Planning

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.

#HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Jun

28

June 28, 2017

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

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.

#HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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May

11

May 11, 2017

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

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.

#HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Apr

17

April 17, 2017

HERproject: How Men Can Help Empower Women through HERproject

How Men Can Help Empower Women through HERproject

It has become increasingly clear that for women to be able to make and act on choices they value, support from men—as coworkers, as managers, and as family members—is vital.

#HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

8

March 8, 2017

HERproject: 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

6

December 6, 2016

HERproject: Women and Climate Change: Disproportionately Affected but Powerful Agents of Change

Women and Climate Change: Disproportionately Affected but Powerful Agents of Change

This is how companies can have a role in building women’s resilience to climate change in their operations, supply chains, and the local communities in which they operate.

#Climate Change #HERproject #Human Rights #Resilience and Adaptation Initiative #Womens Empowerment

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Nov

25

November 25, 2016

HERproject: 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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Oct

19

October 19, 2016

HERproject: Banking on Women for Inclusive Economic Growth

Banking on Women for Inclusive Economic Growth

Financial inclusion is fundamental to women's empowerment and the Sustainable Development Goals. Here's why.

#HERproject #Inclusive Economy #Womens Empowerment

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Sep

22

September 22, 2016

HERproject: Addressing Women’s Empowerment Is Key to Sustainability: BSR’s Strategy for Business Action

Addressing Women’s Empowerment Is Key to Sustainability: BSR’s Strategy for Business Action

With the publication of the first UN High-Level Panel on Women's Economic Empowerment report, we are pleased to launch a new BSR practice to catalyze effective and ambitious business action on women's empowerment.

#HERproject #Women in Factories China #Womens Empowerment

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