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Jul

25

July 25, 2018

Consumer Products: What Can Business Do to Prevent Plastic from Becoming Waste in Asia Pacific?

What Can Business Do to Prevent Plastic from Becoming Waste in Asia Pacific?

This report provides a primer on plastic waste and recycling in Asia Pacific and offers recommendations for business action on plastic waste.

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Jul

19

July 19, 2018

Consumer Products: Disrupting Luxury: Creating Resilient Businesses in Times of Rapid Change

Disrupting Luxury: Creating Resilient Businesses in Times of Rapid Change

This report offers a roadmap toward a resilient luxury sector and highlights three opportunities for luxury companies to invest in future success.

#Consumer Products #Sustainability Management

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Apr

9

April 9, 2018

Consumer Products: Women in the Jewelry Supply Chain: Landscape Review of Barriers to Women’s Economic Empowerment

Women in the Jewelry Supply Chain: Landscape Review of Barriers to Women’s Economic Empowerment

This white paper explores the role of women in the jewelry supply chain and the challenges they face to their well-being and advancement.

#Consumer Products #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

13

March 13, 2018

Consumer Products: Financial Needs of Garment Workers in India

Financial Needs of Garment Workers in India

This report examines the opportunity to expand financial inclusion for women in India’s garment sector by increasing women’s access to and use of mobile financial products and services.

#Consumer Products #Financial Services #HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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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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