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Jan

24

January 24, 2017

Supply Chain: Forging the Missing Link: What the 2017 CDP Supply Chain Report Says About Supplier Engagement

Forging the Missing Link: What the 2017 CDP Supply Chain Report Says About Supplier Engagement

Although in many ways encouraging, our findings in this year's report highlighted the need for urgency.

#Climate Change #Supply Chain

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Jan

19

January 19, 2017

Supply Chain: How Good Is Your Sustainable Supply Chain Program?

How Good Is Your Sustainable Supply Chain Program?

Sustainable supply chain management means operating in uncertainty, without clear guidance on universal standards on what constitutes best practice. A BSR tool can help companies benchmark their responsible sourcing programs and assess how to improve.

#Procurement Leadership Group #Supply Chain

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Dec

5

December 5, 2016

Supply Chain: Say No to Corruption: Cleaning Up Value Chains through the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network

Say No to Corruption: Cleaning Up Value Chains through the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network

Since its establishment, the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network has quickly become a world-leading and award-winning example of the power of collective action. Here is a look at its impacts and its strategy looking ahead.

#Ethics and Governance #Grants #Maritime Anti-Corruption Network #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management #Transport and Logistics

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Sep

13

September 13, 2016

Supply Chain: Impact Sourcing: Ending Poverty Through Procurement

Impact Sourcing: Ending Poverty Through Procurement

The Global Impact Sourcing Coalition, a new group funded by the Rockefeller Foundation and supported by BSR, seeks to advance the practice of impact sourcing, or procuring from suppliers that recruit and employ workers from vulnerable groups of society.

#Grants #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain

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Aug

9

August 9, 2016

Supply Chain: Thinking Outside the ‘Western Box’ for Employee Engagement in Bangladesh Factories

Thinking Outside the ‘Western Box’ for Employee Engagement in Bangladesh Factories

For long-term impact and to avoid unintended negative consequences, companies must tap into local knowledge to create productive and appropriate employee engagement methods customized to the cultural and geographic context.

#Human Rights #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain

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Aug

4

August 4, 2016

Supply Chain: Empowering Women Workers through HERhealth: A Conversation with Takeda

Empowering Women Workers through HERhealth: A Conversation with Takeda

We sat down with Koichi Kaneda, CSR head, corporate communications, and public affairs at Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, to discuss how the company's engagement in HERproject helps it contribute to global development and gender equality goals.

#Grants #HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Jun

9

June 9, 2016

Supply Chain: Taking a Closer Look at Migrant Workers in Malaysia

Taking a Closer Look at Migrant Workers in Malaysia

Improving the management of migrant workers in supply chains creates a stable workforce and drives business value. Here's how BSR can help.

#Human Rights #Supply Chain

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May

26

May 26, 2016

Supply Chain: To Avoid Forced Labor in Supply Chains, Build a Functioning Labor-Migration Market

To Avoid Forced Labor in Supply Chains, Build a Functioning Labor-Migration Market

There are four key ways that businesses can start to build cross-industry approaches to responsible labor migration.

#Human Rights #Supply Chain

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May

20

May 20, 2016

Supply Chain: Addressing Child Labor in Myanmar’s Garment Sector: From Understanding to Action

Addressing Child Labor in Myanmar’s Garment Sector: From Understanding to Action

BSR's latest report, written with support from the International Development Research Centre, provides context into the issue and recommendations for tackling it.

#Consumer Products #Grants #Human Rights #Supply Chain

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May

9

May 9, 2016

Supply Chain: The Women Behind the Clothes: Impact Stories from HERproject Indonesia

The Women Behind the Clothes: Impact Stories from HERproject Indonesia

A new video and photo essay share the stories of how the women and peer educators at one of ANN INC.'s suppliers have benefited from HERproject.

#Grants #HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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