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Jul

23

July 23, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Why We Signed the UN Women’s Empowerment Principles

Why We Signed the UN Women’s Empowerment Principles

BSR believes women’s empowerment is a critical pillar of global sustainability. This year, we signed the United Nations Women’s Empowerment Principles, which will help us support our own employees equally and promote the principles as an organizing force for private-sector engagement.

#Inclusive Economy #Womens Empowerment

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Jul

16

July 16, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Building an Inclusive Economy: A Conversation with Chris Jochnick

Building an Inclusive Economy: A Conversation with Chris Jochnick

In the sixth installment of our interview series with inclusive economy thought leaders, we sat down with Chris Jochnick, former director of the private sector department at Oxfam America, and incoming CEO of Landesa, to hear his thoughts on expectations for business and the role of civil society in building a more inclusive economy.

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Jul

10

July 10, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Driving Business and Social Benefits Through Inclusive Community Investment

Driving Business and Social Benefits Through Inclusive Community Investment

Community investment is a critical component of developing sustainable projects within areas facing tough economic conditions.

#Energy and Extractives #Inclusive Economy #Sustainable Communities

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Jul

7

July 7, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Building an Inclusive Economy: A Conversation with NYCEDC’s Kyle Kimball

Building an Inclusive Economy: A Conversation with NYCEDC’s Kyle Kimball

In the fifth installment of our interview series with inclusive economy thought leaders, we sat down with Kyle Kimball of NYCEDC to hear his thoughts on how business and government can collaborate to make the economics of our most vibrant cities more inclusive.

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Jun

30

June 30, 2015

Inclusive Economy: The Future Is Now: Making the Benefits of Automation Work for Everyone

The Future Is Now: Making the Benefits of Automation Work for Everyone

Automation is changing the face of work. How can companies ensure that our “second machine age” provides benefits for the triple-bottom-line?

#Inclusive Economy #Information and Communications Technology #Supply Chain

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Jun

29

June 29, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Building an Inclusive Economy: A Conversation with CNTAC’s Liang Xiaohui

Building an Inclusive Economy: A Conversation with CNTAC’s Liang Xiaohui

In the fourth interview of our conversation with inclusive economy thought leaders, we spoke with Liang Xiaohui, head of social responsibility for the China National Textile and Apparel Council, about an inclusive future for the textile industry in China.

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Jun

22

June 22, 2015

Inclusive Economy: 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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Jun

10

June 10, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Building an Inclusive Economy: A Conversation with Western Union’s Talya Bosch

Building an Inclusive Economy: A Conversation with Western Union’s Talya Bosch

In the second interview of our conversation with inclusive economy thought leaders, we sat down with Talya Bosch to hear her thoughts on how Western Union is driving inclusion.

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Jun

5

June 5, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Four Ways to Achieve Inclusive, Resilient, and Transparent Supply Chains

Four Ways to Achieve Inclusive, Resilient, and Transparent Supply Chains

To build inclusive, resilient, transparent supply chains, companies need to focus on key impacts, integrate supply chain sustainability throughout the company, take a creative approach to supply chain management, and promote traceability.

#Inclusive Economy #Resilience #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Jun

2

June 2, 2015

Inclusive Economy: A New HERproject Frontier: Bringing Health Education to Tea Smallholders in Kenya

A New HERproject Frontier: Bringing Health Education to Tea Smallholders in Kenya

A new report details how to adapt the HERproject peer-education model for supply chain workers to smallholder farms.

#Food Beverage and Agriculture #Grants #HERproject #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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