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March 30, 2021
This month's Inside BSR features Sethypong Sok, HERproject's country representative in Cambodia, and discusses his life, his work on women's empowerment, and his drive to lift fellow Cambodians out of poverty.
February 10, 2021
A new digital tool from HERproject aims to reach women workers in global value chains and build resilience to COVID-19 impacts.
January 27, 2021
BSR examined the impacts of digital transformation on women garment workers in our new report, Digital Technology and Data in the Garment Supply Chain during COVID-19.
December 9, 2020
To understand the human cost of the COVID-19 pandemic in supply chains, HERproject interviewed over 1,000 workers and managers in Bangladesh, China, Egypt, India, Kenya, and Vietnam and released its findings and recommendations in a new report.
September 24, 2020
In a new report, HERproject and the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth share lessons and insights from Digital Wages programs that can help companies, governments, and financial service providers scale up digital payments for low-income workers after COVID-19.
April 20, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has quickly transformed from a global health crisis into a financial crisis, particularly for low-income female workers in global supply chains. However, companies can effectively deploy preventative measures to support workers and workplaces to protect their health and strengthen their financial resilience.
March 11, 2020
In the HERfinance Digital Wages program in Bangladesh, designed to support garment factories making the transition from cash to digital payrolls, we found a tangible connection between tailoring programs to women’s needs and an increase in women’s financial inclusion and empowerment.
September 5, 2019
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.
May 7, 2019
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.
March 15, 2019
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.