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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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May

2

May 2, 2016

Supply Chain: To Enhance Climate Resilience, Invest in Communities

To Enhance Climate Resilience, Invest in Communities

Bangladesh is ranked among the countries most vulnerable to climate change. By investing in communities, companies can build climate resilience and generate business benefits.

#Climate Change #Resilience and Adaptation Initiative #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Apr

26

April 26, 2016

Supply Chain: Three Ways to Scale Climate-Smart Agriculture in the United States

Three Ways to Scale Climate-Smart Agriculture in the United States

Large-scale climate action in U.S. agriculture will require a massive, coordinated approach of organizations able to address different regions, commodities, and layers of the value chain.

#Climate Change #Food Beverage and Agriculture #Supply Chain

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Mar

25

March 25, 2016

Supply Chain: Ending Child Labor in the Supply Chain: Lessons from Côte d’Ivoire

Ending Child Labor in the Supply Chain: Lessons from Côte d’Ivoire

Tackling child labor requires companies to implement human-rights-aware approaches that are both comprehensive and holistic.

#Human Rights #Supply Chain

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Mar

2

March 2, 2016

Supply Chain: Managing the Unmeasurable: An Apparel Industry Call to Action

Managing the Unmeasurable: An Apparel Industry Call to Action

We recently worked with C&A Foundation, in partnership with the UN Global Compact, to assess the prospect of creating truly traceable apparel supply chains. This is what we found.

#Supply Chain

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