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November 15, 2015
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.
November 10, 2015
In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2015, The Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin discussed resilience, risk, and leadership.
November 9, 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.
October 21, 2015
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.
October 15, 2015
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.
September 25, 2015
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.
September 24, 2015
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.
September 22, 2015
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.
September 22, 2015
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.