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September 22, 2016
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.
August 4, 2016
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.
November 15, 2015
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.
October 29, 2015
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.
October 15, 2015
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.
October 8, 2015
As BSR works to create safe, empowering workplaces through HERproject, we are undertaking a new aspect of the initiative: HERrespect, which will seek to promote positive gender relations in factories to prevent and address violence against women.