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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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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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