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Jun

6

June 6, 2017

Consumer Products: Empowering Female Workers in the Apparel Industry: Three Areas for Business Action

Empowering Female Workers in the Apparel Industry: Three Areas for Business Action

This business brief proposes three areas where apparel companies can build from a strong foundation to better drive improvements in outcomes for women workers and promote women’s economic empowerment around the world.

#Consumer Products #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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May

31

May 31, 2017

Consumer Products: Big Brands, Big Impact: A Marketer’s Guide to Behavior Change

Big Brands, Big Impact: A Marketer’s Guide to Behavior Change

This report highlights findings from a recent study that explored how companies can trigger behavioral shifts that enable more sustainable lifestyles, grow demand for more sustainable products, and create business value.

#Consumer Products #Reporting and Communications #Sustainability Management

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May

11

May 11, 2017

Consumer Products: Ethiopia’s Emerging Apparel Industry: Options for Better Business and Women’s Empowerment

Ethiopia’s Emerging Apparel Industry: Options for Better Business and Women’s Empowerment

BSR’s HERproject conducted this scoping study to provide a snapshot of the buyers, factories, and other stakeholders active in the apparel industry and identify key trends and approaches for their operations in Ethiopia.

#Consumer Products #HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

7

March 7, 2017

Consumer Products: Apparel Industry Brief: Women’s Economic Empowerment in Sub-Saharan Africa

Apparel Industry Brief: Women’s Economic Empowerment in Sub-Saharan Africa

This brief highlights how companies in the apparel industry can approach women's economic empowerment in sub-Saharan Africa and shares impacts of the industry on women in the region.

#Consumer Products #Womens Empowerment

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May

19

May 19, 2016

Consumer Products: Child Labor in Myanmar’s Garment Sector

Child Labor in Myanmar’s Garment Sector

This report presents a child-rights-based approach and recommendations to prevent and remediate child labor in Myanmar's garment manufacturing sector.

#Consumer Products #Grants #Human Rights #Myanmar Responsible Sourcing

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Feb

9

February 9, 2016

Consumer Products: Building Effective Women’s Economic Empowerment Strategies

Building Effective Women’s Economic Empowerment Strategies

This report, written in partnership with the International Center for Research on Women and sponsored by the Oak Foundation, identifies how companies can develop holistic and integrated approaches to women's economic empowerment.

#Business Action for Women #Consumer Products #Financial Services #Grants #Healthcare #Inclusive Economy #Information and Communications Technology #Womens Empowerment

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Nov

4

November 4, 2015

Consumer Products: Climate Change: Implications and Strategies for the Luxury Fashion Sector

Climate Change: Implications and Strategies for the Luxury Fashion Sector

A report from BSR and Kering examines how climate change will affect luxury fashion, with a focus on raw materials and value chains, and proposes a resilience agenda for the sector.

#Climate Change #Consumer Products

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Oct

15

October 15, 2015

Consumer Products: Current Practices in Food and Childcare-Service Provision in Bangladesh’s RMG Factories

Current Practices in Food and Childcare-Service Provision in Bangladesh’s RMG Factories

This situational analysis report presents an overview of the current practices in food and childcare-service provision in 15 RMG factories in Bangladesh.

#Consumer Products #Grants #HERproject #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Dec

5

December 5, 2014

Consumer Products: Healthcare Delivery in RMG Factories in Bangladesh: What Are the Missed Opportunities?

Healthcare Delivery in RMG Factories in Bangladesh: What Are the Missed Opportunities?

A gap assessment study conducted between June and July 2014 identified five main gaps in healthcare systems available at 10 ready-made garment factories in Bangladesh, and approaches to tackle this challenge.

#Consumer Products #Grants #Healthcare #Womens Empowerment

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Oct

10

October 10, 2012

Sustainable Fashion Design: Oxymoron No More?

Design choices are some of the most important levers in creating more sustainable products. From inventing new concepts, selecting materials and construction methods to influencing broader choices about manufacturing and disposal, designers play a key role in achieving sustainability.

#Consumer Products

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