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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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Sep

22

September 22, 2016

HERproject: UN High-Level Panel Report and HERproject: How Business Can Build Women’s Economic Empowerment

UN High-Level Panel Report and HERproject: How Business Can Build Women’s Economic Empowerment

Workplaces can uphold discrimination of female workers by keeping them in the lowest-paid jobs, on casual incomes, and enduring daily sexual harassment. Or they can be a space for change.

#Grants #HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Aug

4

August 4, 2016

HERproject: Empowering Women Workers through HERhealth: A Conversation with Takeda

Empowering Women Workers through HERhealth: A Conversation with Takeda

We sat down with Koichi Kaneda, CSR head, corporate communications, and public affairs at Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, to discuss how the company's engagement in HERproject helps it contribute to global development and gender equality goals.

#Grants #HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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May

9

May 9, 2016

HERproject: The Women Behind the Clothes: Impact Stories from HERproject Indonesia

The Women Behind the Clothes: Impact Stories from HERproject Indonesia

A new video and photo essay share the stories of how the women and peer educators at one of ANN INC.'s suppliers have benefited from HERproject.

#Grants #HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

8

March 8, 2016

HERproject: How BSR Is Advancing Women’s Empowerment

How BSR Is Advancing Women’s Empowerment

We're excited to share our growing portfolio of work on women's empowerment in two areas: research and tools and collaboration.

#Business Action for Women #HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

7

March 7, 2016

HERproject: Business Must Close the Gender Gap

Business Must Close the Gender Gap

The theme of this year's International Women's Day is "Pledge for Parity." How can companies strive to reach gender equality?

#HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Feb

26

February 26, 2016

HERproject: A Scorecard to Improve Workers’ Health in Supply Chains

A Scorecard to Improve Workers’ Health in Supply Chains

Based on a new scorecard produced by Evidence Project and BSR's HERproject, here are five suggestions for companies to enhance workers' health in their supply chains.

#Grants #Healthcare #HERproject #Supply Chain

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Nov

15

November 15, 2015

HERproject: A Conversation with Lynn Eisenhart of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

A Conversation with Lynn Eisenhart of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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.

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

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Oct

29

October 29, 2015

HERproject: Worker Health as a Workplace Management Issue: New Guidelines for Companies

Worker Health as a Workplace Management Issue: New Guidelines for Companies

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.

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

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Oct

15

October 15, 2015

HERproject: Improving Nutrition in Factories in Bangladesh: A Business and Sustainable Development Opportunity

Improving Nutrition in Factories in Bangladesh: A Business and Sustainable Development Opportunity

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.

#Grants #HERproject #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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