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Dec

5

December 5, 2014

Supply Chain: Filling the Gaps in Healthcare Services at Bangladesh Factories

Filling the Gaps in Healthcare Services at Bangladesh Factories

A new report from BSR HERproject examined the gaps in healthcare provided at 10 ready-made garment factories in Bangladesh. Here's what we found.

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

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Oct

27

October 27, 2014

Supply Chain: The Opportunity to Empower Women through Investments in East Africa’s Agriculture Supply Chain

The Opportunity to Empower Women through Investments in East Africa’s Agriculture Supply Chain

A new BSR report study outlines the opportunity to boost women's empowerment in Ethiopia, Rwanda, and Uganda through workplace-based health programs in the agricultural sector.

#Food Beverage and Agriculture #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Oct

9

October 9, 2014

Supply Chain: With More Investment, the Developing World Can Lead the Way to a Low-Carbon Future

With More Investment, the Developing World Can Lead the Way to a Low-Carbon Future

Global business can find good investments that also address climate change by looking to the world's most vulnerable populations.

#Climate Change #Financial Services #Supply Chain

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Oct

3

October 3, 2014

Supply Chain: A Q&A with Maersk Line’s Mette Olsen

A Q&A with Maersk Line’s Mette Olsen

Maersk Line Sustainability's Mette Olsen discusses how suppliers and buyers can collaborate to advance sustainable procurement.

#Supply Chain #Transport and Logistics

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Sep

5

September 5, 2014

Supply Chain: The Key to Sustainable Sourcing and Procurement: Focus

The Key to Sustainable Sourcing and Procurement: Focus

To gain value for their business and provide value to consumers, companies should focus their sustainable sourcing efforts on achieving full sustainability in a few important categories.

#Consumer Products #Supply Chain

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Sep

4

September 4, 2014

Supply Chain: A Q&A with Lin Wang, BSR’s Newest Advisory Services Director

A Q&A with Lin Wang, BSR’s Newest Advisory Services Director

BSR's newest Advisory Services Director, Lin Wang, shares her perspectives on sustainability in China, her experience at IKEA, and more.

#Strategy and Integration #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management #Womens Empowerment

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Aug

8

August 8, 2014

Supply Chain: Talking Climate Change in Hong Kong

Talking Climate Change in Hong Kong

At a recent event in our Hong Kong office, leaders from AECOM, HP, and HSBC discussed how climate change will affect the more than 260 islands and 450 miles of coastline in Hong Kong, and what business should be doing to address these impacts.

#Climate Change #Financial Services #Supply Chain

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Jul

9

July 9, 2014

Supply Chain: Principles of Responsible Sourcing for Myanmar’s Garment Sector

Principles of Responsible Sourcing for Myanmar’s Garment Sector

BSR is launching new Principles of Responsible Sourcing for the garment sector in Myanmar to help drive both sustainable development and business benefits in the country.

#Consumer Products #Grants #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain

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Jun

30

June 30, 2014

Supply Chain: Five New Collaborative Initiatives for BSR Members

Five New Collaborative Initiatives for BSR Members

BSR is launching five new collaborative initiatives for members to work together on sustainable procurement and climate opportunities, as well as developments in stakeholder engagement, reporting, and health and wellness.

#Climate Change #Healthcare #Supply Chain

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Jun

19

June 19, 2014

Supply Chain: Identifying Climate Risks in the Supply Chain: New Insights, New BSR Initiative

Identifying Climate Risks in the Supply Chain: New Insights, New BSR Initiative

Though the issue of climate impacts on supply chains can be vast and intimating, companies can break it down by thinking in terms of existing stressors—such as procurement costs, on-time delivery, water availability, and secure energy and infrastructure.

#Climate Change #Supply Chain

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