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September 4, 2014
BSR's newest Advisory Services Director, Lin Wang, shares her perspectives on sustainability in China, her experience at IKEA, and more.
June 16, 2014
A new BSR initiative with Qualcomm and Thundersoft applies mobile technology to HERhealth, a peer-to-peer health training program for factory women.
May 14, 2014
The lack of adequately trained nurses is a significant challenge that business—especially the ready-made garment sector—can benefit from by investing more in factory nurses.
April 18, 2014
As part of our HERfinance initiative, we've developed a curriculum for workplace-based financial education programs. Here, we see how the training works firsthand.
April 10, 2014
We've made significant progress on empowering women and providing them with economic opportunities, but gender-based violence and discrimination are entrenched challenges that require new approaches.
March 24, 2014
Most companies use social audits to ensure compliance with labor, health and safety, management, and environmental codes and best practices. BSR and the UL's Responsible Sourcing group piloted an approach that includes questions about worker well-being and health to drive investments in factory empowerment programs.
March 14, 2014
BSR's financial inclusion initiative HERfinance helps low-income workers in global supply chains build their financial capability. Watch a testimonial from one of the program participants on how the program has affected her.
March 6, 2014
BSR's HERproject has grown dramatically—from a pilot project in China to a program that has reached more than 250,000 female workers in more than 200 factories and farms in 10 countries. We talk with HERproject Director Racheal Meiers about this progress, what's new for HERproject today, and her own lessons after working on the initiative for seven years.
March 5, 2014
"Gender mainstreaming"—creating a holistic, integrated program to gender equality—can help companies make more progress on gender issues by engaging with employees, consumers, and community members across the value chain.