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Sep

5

September 5, 2019

HERproject: Empowering Women in Toy Factories: Insights from Our Pilot in India

Empowering Women in Toy Factories: Insights from Our Pilot in India

BSR and the Ethical Toy Program collaborated on a women’s empowerment program that was piloted in three toy factories in India with a total population of 824 workers—including 198 women. From the pilots, we gained several insights into what it takes to develop successful programs to advance women in the workplace.

#HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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May

7

May 7, 2019

HERproject: Making Supply Chains Safe for Women Workers

Making Supply Chains Safe for Women Workers

When it comes to tackling harassment and abuse, compliance programs alone are inadequate. They need to be rethought with the worker at the center, and they should measure and bolster the programs put in place to address root causes and build real change.

#HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

15

March 15, 2019

HERproject: Three Ways for Companies to Promote Women’s Leadership across the Supply Chain

Three Ways for Companies to Promote Women’s Leadership across the Supply Chain

Through individual and collective action, companies have the chance not just to promote women as leaders but to become leaders on women’s empowerment—and there has never been a better time to do so.

#HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

14

March 14, 2019

HERproject: Access to Modern Family Planning Products: Time to Address Social Stigma

Access to Modern Family Planning Products: Time to Address Social Stigma

HERproject works to improve access and use of modern family planning by addressing stigmas that women and men hold about family planning products during workplace training in Kenya.

#Health #HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

7

March 7, 2019

HERproject: Three Changes for Women and Business Coming in 2019

Three Changes for Women and Business Coming in 2019

As we celebrate International Women's Day, we take a look at three events in 2019 that have the potential to alter how business influences women’s empowerment.

#HERproject #Human Rights #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

6

March 6, 2019

HERproject: #ThisIsALeader: Raising the Profile of Women Making a Difference

#ThisIsALeader: Raising the Profile of Women Making a Difference

Out of the spotlight and away from the media attention, women throughout global supply chains are quietly taking on leadership roles and driving change for their colleagues, families, and communities.

#HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Dec

5

December 5, 2018

HERproject: Supply Chains Give Us the Opportunity to Measure and Fight Violence against Women

Supply Chains Give Us the Opportunity to Measure and Fight Violence against Women

Leading global brands and their suppliers are putting their weight behind efforts to address violence against women through workplace-based interventions.

#HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Nov

19

November 19, 2018

HERproject: Making Supply Chains Work for Women

Making Supply Chains Work for Women

This is why and how companies should drive gender equality in global supply chains.

#Business Action for Women #HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Sep

20

September 20, 2018

HERproject: How Businesses Are Collaborating for the Sustainable Development Goals

How Businesses Are Collaborating for the Sustainable Development Goals

For meaningful progress toward the SDGs, we need actors across entire value chains to take collective action on the issues that threaten business growth and social development.

#Clean Cargo Working Group #Climate Change #Collaboration #Future of Internet Power #Global Impact Sourcing Coalition #HERproject #Maritime Anti-Corruption Network #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management #Womens Empowerment

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Sep

11

September 11, 2018

HERproject: Three Tips for Partnerships to Advance Workplace Health

Three Tips for Partnerships to Advance Workplace Health

BSR partnered through HERproject with Evidence Project, Meridian Group International, Inc., and Bayer Pharmaceuticals to create printable health education materials for the workplace covering issues like voluntary family planning and menstrual hygiene.

#Healthcare #HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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