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Jan

6

January 6, 2016

Inclusive Economy: Looking Ahead: Four Drivers for Progress in 2016

Looking Ahead: Four Drivers for Progress in 2016

CEO Aron Cramer outlines four drivers for continued sustainability progress in 2016 and beyond.

#Climate Change #Inclusive Economy

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Dec

18

December 18, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Sustainability and Corporate Philanthropy: Un-Blurring the Lines

Sustainability and Corporate Philanthropy: Un-Blurring the Lines

There are three ways companies can integrate their sustainability initiatives and corporate philanthropy programs to maximize their greatest strengths.

#Inclusive Economy #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Dec

2

December 2, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Inclusive by Design: BSR’s Project on Technology and Access in China

Inclusive by Design: BSR’s Project on Technology and Access in China

BSR's recent project on developing a mobile application designed around the needs of blind and vision-impaired people in China aims to improve their access to products and services.

#Grants #Inclusive Economy #Information and Communications Technology

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Nov

15

November 15, 2015

Inclusive Economy: A Conversation with Lynn Eisenhart of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

A Conversation with Lynn Eisenhart of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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.

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

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Nov

10

November 10, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin Discusses Resilience Dividend at BSR Conference 2015

Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin Discusses Resilience Dividend at BSR Conference 2015

In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2015, The Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin discussed resilience, risk, and leadership.

#BSR Conference #Inclusive Economy #Resilience

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Nov

9

November 9, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Robert Reich Explores Resilience, Inclusive Economy at the BSR Conference 2015

Robert Reich Explores Resilience, Inclusive Economy at the BSR Conference 2015

In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2015, Robert Reich, Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at University of California, Berkeley and Senior Fellow at Blum Center for Developing Economies, explored how resilience and the inclusive economy intersect.

#BSR Conference #Inclusive Economy #Resilience

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Oct

21

October 21, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Building an Inclusive Economy: A Conversation with The Hitachi Foundation’s Barbara Dyer

Building an Inclusive Economy: A Conversation with The Hitachi Foundation’s Barbara Dyer

In the eleventh in our series of conversations with inclusive economy thought leaders, we spoke with Barbara Dyer, president and CEO of The Hitachi Foundation about investing in the American workforce as a good business strategy.

#Inclusive Economy

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Oct

15

October 15, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Improving Nutrition in Factories in Bangladesh: A Business and Sustainable Development Opportunity

Improving Nutrition in Factories in Bangladesh: A Business and Sustainable Development Opportunity

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.

#Grants #HERproject #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Oct

12

October 12, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Can Sustainable Business Meet Its Moment?

Can Sustainable Business Meet Its Moment?

This year has been a watershed moment for tackling climate change and sustainable development, and businesses are increasingly demonstrating bold commitments to these issues. Can they keep it up?

#Climate Change #Inclusive Economy

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Sep

25

September 25, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Scaling Social Finance and Investment in the Global Goals through Collaboration

Scaling Social Finance and Investment in the Global Goals through Collaboration

Social finance, or investments that consider environmental and social impact, requires five conditions to achieve scale. Collaboration is the condition that ties them all together.

#Financial Services #Inclusive Economy #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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