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Sep

24

September 24, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Building an Inclusive Economy: A Conversation with Maersk’s Annette Stube

Building an Inclusive Economy: A Conversation with Maersk’s Annette Stube

In the tenth of our series of conversations with inclusive economy thought leaders, we spoke with Annette Stube, head of group sustainability at Maersk, about how the company is focused on enabling trade and creating jobs and why supporting healthy economies is a business imperative.

#Inclusive Economy #Transport and Logistics

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Sep

22

September 22, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Stories from the Factory Floor: The Women in Factories China Program

Stories from the Factory Floor: The Women in Factories China Program

Over the past 18 months, BSR and the Walmart Foundation have partnered to deliver more than 330,500 hours of workplace training to more than 22,000 workers across 36 factories through the Women in Factories China program. But statistics only tell one side of the story.

#Grants #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain #Women in Factories China #Womens Empowerment

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Sep

22

September 22, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Business and the Sustainable Development Goals: What to Expect and How to Lead

Business and the Sustainable Development Goals: What to Expect and How to Lead

The Sustainable Development Goals are about to come into effect—and companies that engage strategically will reap numerous benefits for their business interests and the wider world.

#Inclusive Economy #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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Sep

17

September 17, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Where BSR Will Be During Climate Week and the Adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals

Where BSR Will Be During Climate Week and the Adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals

BSR staff will participate in events around the UN General Assembly in New York, as we work with the private sector and other partners to build inclusive prosperity and climate resilience and leadership.

#BSR News #Climate Change #Inclusive Economy

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Sep

3

September 3, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Building an Inclusive Economy: A Conversation with Su-Mei Thompson of The Women’s Foundation

Building an Inclusive Economy: A Conversation with Su-Mei Thompson of The Women’s Foundation

In the ninth of our series of conversations with inclusive economy thought leaders, we spoke with Su-Mei Thompson, CEO of Hong Kong-based The Women's Foundation (TWF), about the challenges facing women in Hong Kong and how business can promote more inclusive workplaces.

#Inclusive Economy

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Aug

21

August 21, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Lessons Learned from a Decade of Supporting Women’s Empowerment in China

Lessons Learned from a Decade of Supporting Women’s Empowerment in China

Over the last decade, BSR has worked with member companies and partners to support women's empowerment in the workplace in China through HERproject and related programs. From our experience, three approaches can help realize tangible, effective outcomes.

#Grants #Inclusive Economy #Womens Empowerment

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Aug

19

August 19, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Building an Inclusive Economy: A Conversation with World Bank Group’s Nigel Twose

Building an Inclusive Economy: A Conversation with World Bank Group’s Nigel Twose

In the eighth of our series of conversations with inclusive economy thought leaders, we spoke with Nigel Twose, the senior director responsible for The World Bank Group's work to create more, better, and inclusive jobs in developing countries.

#Inclusive Economy

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Aug

17

August 17, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Three Ways to Meet Stakeholder Expectations for Local Content Development

Three Ways to Meet Stakeholder Expectations for Local Content Development

As they develop local content strategies, companies should start with these three steps to alleviate the risk of potential pitfalls.

#Inclusive Economy

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Aug

11

August 11, 2015

Inclusive Economy: What Are Resilient Communities?

What Are Resilient Communities?

Resilient communities value and use their assets; understand and address their challenges; and are able to adapt, recover, and rebuild. We’ll explore more about resilient communities during a special track at the BSR Conference 2015.

#Climate Change #Inclusive Economy #Resilience

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Aug

10

August 10, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Building an Inclusive Economy: A Conversation with Gap Inc.‘s Wilma Wallace and Kindley Walsh Lawlor

Building an Inclusive Economy: A Conversation with Gap Inc.‘s Wilma Wallace and Kindley Walsh Lawlor

In the seventh of our series of conversations with inclusive economy thought leaders, we spoke with Wilma Wallace and Kindley Walsh Lawlor, both vice presidents in the Global Sustainability Group at Gap Inc., on their aspirations for how the apparel industry can help build a more inclusive economy.

#Inclusive Economy

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