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Oct

5

October 5, 2017

Womens Empowerment: Q&A: The Future of Women’s Empowerment

Q&A: The Future of Women’s Empowerment

As part of our Q&A series with our experts on the past, present, and future of sustainable business, we sat down with our Women’s Empowerment lead to discuss innovations, opportunities, and challenges in the field.

#BSR Conference #Womens Empowerment

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Sep

5

September 5, 2017

Womens Empowerment: Business Leadership: Continuing to Build the Momentum

Business Leadership: Continuing to Build the Momentum

As many of us prepare to gather in New York this month for Climate Week and the UN General Assembly, we are also focused on how to translate this important talk into action.

#BSR Conference #BSR News #Climate Change #Human Rights #Inclusive Economy #Womens Empowerment

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Aug

8

August 8, 2017

Womens Empowerment: Leveraging Mobile for Workforce Engagement: Opportunities and Recommendations from HERhealth

Leveraging Mobile for Workforce Engagement: Opportunities and Recommendations from HERhealth

Three years ago, BSR launched a partnership with Qualcomm Wireless Reach to amplify the outcomes of BSR’s HERproject program in China through mobile technology. Our work together focused on enhancing HERhealth, the pillar of HERproject that aims to empower low-income women working in global supply chains to take charge of their health.

#Healthcare #HERproject #Information and Communications Technology #Womens Empowerment

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Jul

11

July 11, 2017

Womens Empowerment: How Business Can Support the Global Movement for Family Planning

How Business Can Support the Global Movement for Family Planning

Accessing family planning services is essential for women and girls to be able to stay in school, join the workforce, and—crucially—remain active in the formal economy.

#HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Jun

28

June 28, 2017

Womens Empowerment: BSR Collaborates with Indian Business Association to Address Sexual Harassment in Garment Industry

BSR Collaborates with Indian Business Association to Address Sexual Harassment in Garment Industry

We are proud to announce a new collaboration with the Confederation of Indian Industry’s Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development.

#HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Jun

22

June 22, 2017

Womens Empowerment: BSR’s Women in Factories China Program: Moving from Risk to Value in the Supply Chain

BSR’s Women in Factories China Program: Moving from Risk to Value in the Supply Chain

The Women in Factories program has given women workers in China the skills and knowledge they need to change their lives and how they work, creating value for factories and catalyzing change in manufacturing supply chains.

#Supply Chain #Women in Factories China #Womens Empowerment

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Jun

6

June 6, 2017

Womens Empowerment: Three Actions to Promote Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Apparel Sector

Three Actions to Promote Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Apparel Sector

Here's how apparel companies can take action to promote women workers' well-being and economic empowerment.

#Consumer Products #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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May

11

May 11, 2017

Womens Empowerment: How Ethiopia’s Nascent Apparel Industry Can Build a Strong, Empowered Workforce

How Ethiopia’s Nascent Apparel Industry Can Build a Strong, Empowered Workforce

To achieve sustainability over the long term, Ethiopia’s emerging apparel industry must embed good business practice from the beginning.

#HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Apr

27

April 27, 2017

Womens Empowerment: How Newmont Ghana Empowers Women in the Workforce, Workplace, and Community

How Newmont Ghana Empowers Women in the Workforce, Workplace, and Community

We sat down with a team from Newmont Mining to understand what a successful approach to advancing women's economic empowerment looks like in practice.

#Energy and Extractives #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Apr

26

April 26, 2017

Womens Empowerment: New BSR Guidance Integrates Gender Equality into Supply Chain Codes of Conduct

New BSR Guidance Integrates Gender Equality into Supply Chain Codes of Conduct

While codes of conduct are the most widespread tools companies use to drive sustainability throughout the supply chain, they don’t yet effectively frame and address the specific risks facing women.

#Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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