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Sep

7

September 7, 2017

Healthcare: Innovative Finance for Sustainability at Scale

Innovative Finance for Sustainability at Scale

Innovative finance represents a significant opportunity for increasing social impact and business value and closing the SDG financing gap. The healthcare sector presents some leading examples.

#Healthcare #Healthcare Working Group

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Aug

8

August 8, 2017

Healthcare: 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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May

27

May 27, 2016

Healthcare: Maximizing Impact through Better Metrics: Five Approaches from the Healthcare Sector

Maximizing Impact through Better Metrics: Five Approaches from the Healthcare Sector

A new report from BSR's Healthcare Working Group aims to provide an approach that contributes to expanded access to healthcare through a focus on metrics.

#Healthcare #Healthcare Working Group

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Apr

19

April 19, 2016

Healthcare: The Healthy Business Coalition: How BSR Is Helping the Private Sector Tackle Health

The Healthy Business Coalition: How BSR Is Helping the Private Sector Tackle Health

Our new strategy aims to help companies address conflicts that impact their competitiveness and long-term sustainability to improve health and drive business success.

#Healthcare #Healthy Business Coalition

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Feb

26

February 26, 2016

Healthcare: 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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Feb

4

February 4, 2016

Healthcare: 3 Ways to Make Employee and Community Health Programs Work Better

3 Ways to Make Employee and Community Health Programs Work Better

Rather than ask whether employee and community health programs work, companies should ask how to make such programs work better.

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Jan

27

January 27, 2016

Healthcare: Follow the Data: To Improve Health, Tackle Inequality

Follow the Data: To Improve Health, Tackle Inequality

We explore how inequality affects health through data visualizations of factors including income, education, race, and age.

#Healthcare #Healthy Business Coalition #Inclusive Economy

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Oct

29

October 29, 2015

Healthcare: 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

28

October 28, 2015

Healthcare: Gaining a Competitive Edge Through Investments in Population Health

Gaining a Competitive Edge Through Investments in Population Health

In the first of a webinar series organized by BSR's Business Coalition for Population Health, leading companies discussed the importance of investing in health as a business strategy to manage risks and improve health of stakeholders.

#Healthcare #Healthy Business Coalition #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Jul

15

July 15, 2015

Healthcare: Healthcare Can Act on Climate to Seize What the Lancet Calls the 21st Century’s Biggest Opportunity

Healthcare Can Act on Climate to Seize What the Lancet Calls the 21st Century’s Biggest Opportunity

The healthcare industry can take a leadership role in addressing climate change through its own actions, by helping ensure healthy and resilient workforces and communities, and by advocating for effective climate policy.

#Climate Change #Healthcare

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