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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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Feb

26

February 26, 2016

Supply Chain: A Scorecard to Improve Workers’ Health in Supply Chains

A Scorecard to Improve Workers’ Health in Supply Chains

Based on a new scorecard produced by Evidence Project and BSR's HERproject, here are five suggestions for companies to enhance workers' health in their supply chains.

#Grants #Healthcare #HERproject #Supply Chain

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Jan

25

January 25, 2016

Supply Chain: Mobilizing Suppliers for Climate Resilience: CDP 2015-2016 Supply Chain Report

Mobilizing Suppliers for Climate Resilience: CDP 2015-2016 Supply Chain Report

A report from CDP and BSR analyzes climate data from suppliers and their corporate customers, and offers a path toward better management and decreasing emissions.

#Climate Change #Supply Chain

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Nov

23

November 23, 2015

Supply Chain: The Circular Economy: Unlocking New Potential for Supply Chains

The Circular Economy: Unlocking New Potential for Supply Chains

Several fundamental changes over the next 25 years will likely remake every aspect of business, not least for supply chains. BSR CEO Aron Cramer outlined an approach for staying ahead of these changes with circular economy thinking.

#Circular Economy #Supply Chain

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Nov

15

November 15, 2015

Supply Chain: A Conversation with Lynn Eisenhart of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

A Conversation with Lynn Eisenhart of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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.

#Financial Services #Grants #HERproject #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Nov

4

November 4, 2015

Supply Chain: New BSR, Kering Report Examines How Climate Change Will Affect Luxury Fashion

New BSR, Kering Report Examines How Climate Change Will Affect Luxury Fashion

The luxury fashion industry has the opportunity to address climate risks such as raw materials sourcing and take a leading role to drive consumer action on climate change.

#Climate Change #Consumer Products #Resilience #Supply Chain

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Oct

29

October 29, 2015

Supply Chain: Worker Health as a Workplace Management Issue: New Guidelines for Companies

Worker Health as a Workplace Management Issue: New Guidelines for Companies

Worker health often falls under the purview of occupational health and safety, but companies have the opportunity to improve workers’ lives (and productivity) by shifting their approach to workplace healthcare. New guidelines from BSR’s HERproject and the Evidence Project/RAISE Health help companies achieve this.

#Grants #Healthcare #HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Oct

15

October 15, 2015

Supply Chain: Improving Nutrition in Factories in Bangladesh: A Business and Sustainable Development Opportunity

Improving Nutrition in Factories in Bangladesh: A Business and Sustainable Development Opportunity

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.

#Grants #HERproject #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Oct

8

October 8, 2015

Supply Chain: Bringing Respect to the Factory Floor and Beyond: Launching HERrespect in Bangladesh

Bringing Respect to the Factory Floor and Beyond: Launching HERrespect in Bangladesh

As BSR works to create safe, empowering workplaces through HERproject, we are undertaking a new aspect of the initiative: HERrespect, which will seek to promote positive gender relations in factories to prevent and address violence against women.

#Grants #HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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