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October 8, 2015
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.
September 22, 2015
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.
August 21, 2015
Over the last decade, BSR has worked with member companies and partners to support women's empowerment in the workplace in China through HERproject and related programs. From our experience, three approaches can help realize tangible, effective outcomes.
July 23, 2015
BSR believes women’s empowerment is a critical pillar of global sustainability. This year, we signed the United Nations Women’s Empowerment Principles, which will help us support our own employees equally and promote the principles as an organizing force for private-sector engagement.
June 5, 2015
To build inclusive, resilient, transparent supply chains, companies need to focus on key impacts, integrate supply chain sustainability throughout the company, take a creative approach to supply chain management, and promote traceability.
June 4, 2015
Companies that are succeeding at attracting and retaining female talent have three attributes: They provide equal opportunity, cultivate women leaders, and understand the drivers for female employee retention.
June 2, 2015
A new report details how to adapt the HERproject peer-education model for supply chain workers to smallholder farms.
April 3, 2015
During the HERfinance Convening last month, participants highlighted how companies can put low-income women at the center when it comes to designing financial products that they will access and use.
March 10, 2015
Although business has helped advance women's empowerment, true progress requires a focus on women's rights.
March 9, 2015
Findings from our HERfinance pilot in India demonstrate that the financial-literacy program is having a positive impact on workers' financial knowledge, behaviors, and confidence—and perceptions of their employers.