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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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