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May

17

May 17, 2018

HERproject: How Business Can Help Close the Financial Inclusion Gender Gap: 2017 Global Findex Takeaways

How Business Can Help Close the Financial Inclusion Gender Gap: 2017 Global Findex Takeaways

To help close the financial inclusion gender gap, the private sector should support greater account ownership and usage among the women who make up the majority of workers in their supply chains.

#Financial Services #HERproject #Inclusive Economy #Womens Empowerment

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May

8

May 8, 2018

HERproject: The Future of Work for Women in China: Lessons from HERproject

The Future of Work for Women in China: Lessons from HERproject

Here are a few recommendations for companies looking to promote gender equality and sustainability in their operations and supply chains in China.

#HERproject #Inclusive Economy #Womens Empowerment

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Apr

23

April 23, 2018

HERproject: Five Years after Rana Plaza, We Still Must Do More to Empower Women Workers in Bangladesh

Five Years after Rana Plaza, We Still Must Do More to Empower Women Workers in Bangladesh

Brands, suppliers, and the development community can do these four things to further the empowerment of women workers in Bangladesh and elsewhere.

#Consumer Products #HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

9

March 9, 2018

HERproject: How Do You Empower 100,000 Women?

How Do You Empower 100,000 Women?

In 2014, ANN made its 100,000 Women Commitment to empower 100,000 women working in its global supply chain. Here's the story of how it achieved this milestone.

#HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

8

March 8, 2018

HERproject: On International Women’s Day, Let’s Press for Progress in Global Supply Chains

On International Women’s Day, Let’s Press for Progress in Global Supply Chains

If all players across global value chains press for progress, we can achieve a future where an empowered female workforce is widely recognized as a driver for business success.

#HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Nov

25

November 25, 2017

HERproject: Why Intimate Partner Violence Is Your Business

Why Intimate Partner Violence Is Your Business

Business has a key role to play in addressing the systemic issue of violence against women in and beyond the workplace. Here are some examples of how to lead.

#HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Oct

25

October 25, 2017

HERproject: How Business Can Act Now for Women’s Health and Empowerment: Q&A with Robyn Russell

How Business Can Act Now for Women’s Health and Empowerment: Q&A with Robyn Russell

The UN Foundation, the Evidence Project led by the Population Council, and BSR’s HERproject are pleased to release a new report on private sector action for women's health and empowerment.

#HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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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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