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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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Oct

1

October 1, 2015

Supply Chain: The Urgent Need for Resilient Systems

The Urgent Need for Resilient Systems

The BSR Conference features a special track of sessions that will explore how we can reimagine systems—including supply chains, human systems, manufacturing, global investments, and more—to build resilience into the systems business depends on.

#BSR Conference #Circular Economy #Resilience #Supply Chain

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Sep

22

September 22, 2015

Supply Chain: Stories from the Factory Floor: The Women in Factories China Program

Stories from the Factory Floor: The Women in Factories China Program

Over the past 18 months, BSR and the Walmart Foundation have partnered to deliver more than 330,500 hours of workplace training to more than 22,000 workers across 36 factories through the Women in Factories China program. But statistics only tell one side of the story.

#Grants #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain #Women in Factories China #Womens Empowerment

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Sep

16

September 16, 2015

Supply Chain: Can Global Companies Increase Renewables Use in Chinese Supply Chains?

Can Global Companies Increase Renewables Use in Chinese Supply Chains?

Companies with a footprint in China have the opportunity to reduce supply chain greenhouse gas emissions and help China meet its ambitious climate goals by supporting the development of renewable-energy electricity markets.

#Circular Economy #Climate Change #Grants #Supply Chain

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Sep

8

September 8, 2015

Supply Chain: The Case for Sustainable Supply Chains in the Financial Sector

The Case for Sustainable Supply Chains in the Financial Sector

A new issue brief underlines the importance of responsible supply chain practices for the financial services sector.

#Financial Services #Supply Chain

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Jul

14

July 14, 2015

Supply Chain: Collaborations for Supply Chain Sustainability: What It Takes to Generate Real Impact

Collaborations for Supply Chain Sustainability: What It Takes to Generate Real Impact

In an effort to encourage truly sustainable supply chains, BSR has identified four characteristics that can drive impact in a collaborative initiative.

#Collaboration #Supply Chain

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Jun

30

June 30, 2015

Supply Chain: China’s Climate Announcement Signals Structural Shift to a Low-Carbon Global Economy

China’s Climate Announcement Signals Structural Shift to a Low-Carbon Global Economy

China’s landmark greenhouse gas commitment, announced today in advance of COP21, signals a shift to a low-carbon future, from the world’s second-largest economy. But what does this mean for business?

#Climate Change #Supply Chain

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Jun

30

June 30, 2015

Supply Chain: 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

25

June 25, 2015

Supply Chain: FIFA and Bribery in Qatar: It’s Time to Approach Corruption and Human Rights Together

FIFA and Bribery in Qatar: It’s Time to Approach Corruption and Human Rights Together

The FIFA bribery investigation has exposed issues in the 2022 World Cup development in Qatar beyond just corruption—and highlights the opportunity for companies to make more progress by addressing corruption and human rights challenges at the same time.

#Human Rights #Power and Utilities #Strategy and Integration #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management

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