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Apr

1

April 1, 2020

Inclusive Economy: The Urgency of a New Social Contract

The Urgency of a New Social Contract

Last year, BSR launched an effort calling for a modernized social contract for the 21st century. We’re now inviting all our member companies and partners interested in seizing this moment to modernize the social contract to get in touch and co-create a plan of action.

#Human Rights #Inclusive Economy

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Mar

11

March 11, 2020

Inclusive Economy: The Shift to Digital Wages: Making Sure It Works for Women and Business

The Shift to Digital Wages: Making Sure It Works for Women and Business

In the HERfinance Digital Wages program in Bangladesh, designed to support garment factories making the transition from cash to digital payrolls, we found a tangible connection between tailoring programs to women’s needs and an increase in women’s financial inclusion and empowerment.

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

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Feb

12

February 12, 2020

Inclusive Economy: The Decisive Decade

The Decisive Decade

The 2020s will be the decisive decade in terms of meeting the objectives of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), shifting the economy to achieve the aspirations of the Paris Agreement, and achieving a fair economy that works for everyone. For companies, this decade will be about creating resilient business strategies, moving beyond integration of sustainability to truly redefine business and the role of the company in society.

#Climate Change #Human Rights #Inclusive Economy #Strategy and Integration #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management #Womens Empowerment

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Jan

17

January 17, 2020

Inclusive Economy: Davos 2020: Progress in a Time of Turmoil?

Davos 2020: Progress in a Time of Turmoil?

Entering Davos Week 2020, there is clearly a new climate for business.

#Climate Change #Human Rights #Inclusive Economy #Womens Empowerment

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Dec

17

December 17, 2019

Inclusive Economy: Our Top Sustainability Insights of 2019

Our Top Sustainability Insights of 2019

As 2019 comes to an end, we are taking a moment to look back at the news and initiatives that shaped the year. Our six most popular blog posts and reports exemplify the diversity of topics BSR works on, from gender equality to stakeholder engagement.

#Climate Change #Human Rights #Inclusive Economy #Sustainability Management #Womens Empowerment

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Sep

26

September 26, 2019

Inclusive Economy: How Companies Can Tackle Poverty Through Inclusive Employment Strategies

How Companies Can Tackle Poverty Through Inclusive Employment Strategies

BSR and the Global Impact Sourcing Coalition (GISC) are pleased to launch the Reducing Poverty through Employment Toolkit, a guide for companies on how to get started or how to enhance existing efforts to employ, empower, and improve the advancement prospects of those living in poverty as a part of their direct and indirect workforces.

#Inclusive Economy

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Aug

7

August 7, 2019

Inclusive Economy: Can We Create a ‘Future of Work’ that Works for Women?

Can We Create a ‘Future of Work’ that Works for Women?

How can businesses navigate the broader changes taking place in the world of work in a way that accelerates women’s workplace participation? BSR sets out to answer this question in its latest report, How Business Can Build a ‘Future of Work’ that Works for Women, published today in partnership with Women Deliver.

#Inclusive Economy #Womens Empowerment

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Jul

1

July 1, 2019

Inclusive Economy: Eliminating Violence and Harassment Just Became an Obligation for Businesses Worldwide

Eliminating Violence and Harassment Just Became an Obligation for Businesses Worldwide

The recent ILO Convention shows more is expected from businesses when it comes to tackling violence and harassment. Here’s how companies can take action using BSR’s “Act, Enable, Influence” framework.

#Human Rights #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Apr

1

April 1, 2019

Inclusive Economy: Four Ways Companies Can Transform the Health of Communities

Four Ways Companies Can Transform the Health of Communities

Leading companies both invest in employee health and well-being and go beyond their four walls to make an impact in local communities. By doing so, they are creating business value and a competitive advantage.

#Collaboration #Consumer Products #Food Beverage and Agriculture #Inclusive Economy #Sustainable Communities

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Mar

25

March 25, 2019

Inclusive Economy: One Year In: Meeting the Global Impact Sourcing Challenge

One Year In: Meeting the Global Impact Sourcing Challenge

The Global Impact Sourcing Coalition and its membership are creating more job opportunities and providing a sustainable career path to people who otherwise have limited prospects for formal employment.

#Global Impact Sourcing Coalition #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain

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