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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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Jun

22

June 22, 2015

Healthcare: Building an Inclusive Economy: A Conversation with GlaxoSmithKline’s Clare Griffin

Building an Inclusive Economy: A Conversation with GlaxoSmithKline’s Clare Griffin

In the third installment of our interview series with inclusive economy thought leaders, we sat down with Clare Griffin of GlaxoSmithKline to hear her thoughts on access to medicine, creating good jobs, and building resilient health systems.

#Healthcare #Inclusive Economy

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Dec

12

December 12, 2014

Healthcare: Increasing Access to Healthcare: Highlights from the Access to Medicine Index 2014

Increasing Access to Healthcare: Highlights from the Access to Medicine Index 2014

The Access to Medicine Index 2014—which evaluates top healthcare companies on their approaches to access to medicine—echoes many of the findings from BSR's Guiding Principles on Access to Healthcare work. Here, we share three industry trends.

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Dec

8

December 8, 2014

Healthcare: Three Tesla-Inspired Questions for the Pharmaceutical Industry

Three Tesla-Inspired Questions for the Pharmaceutical Industry

Tesla Motors' leadership on open-source patents can inform the pharmaceutical industry's approach to transparency, an issue of increasing concern to regulators and stakeholders.

#Healthcare #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Dec

5

December 5, 2014

Healthcare: Filling the Gaps in Healthcare Services at Bangladesh Factories

Filling the Gaps in Healthcare Services at Bangladesh Factories

A new report from BSR HERproject examined the gaps in healthcare provided at 10 ready-made garment factories in Bangladesh. Here's what we found.

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

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Nov

4

November 4, 2014

Healthcare: Six Success Factors to Improve Access to Healthcare

Six Success Factors to Improve Access to Healthcare

One year after more than 13 healthcare company CEOS signed the Guiding Principles on Access to Healthcare, BSR’s new report identifies six lessons healthcare companies can apply to improve access.

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Jun

30

June 30, 2014

Healthcare: Five New Collaborative Initiatives for BSR Members

Five New Collaborative Initiatives for BSR Members

BSR is launching five new collaborative initiatives for members to work together on sustainable procurement and climate opportunities, as well as developments in stakeholder engagement, reporting, and health and wellness.

#Climate Change #Healthcare #Supply Chain

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May

14

May 14, 2014

Healthcare: Factory Nurses: A Force for Change in Bangladeshi Workers’ Health

Factory Nurses: A Force for Change in Bangladeshi Workers’ Health

The lack of adequately trained nurses is a significant challenge that business—especially the ready-made garment sector—can benefit from by investing more in factory nurses.

#Grants #Healthcare #Inclusive Economy #Womens Empowerment

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