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Dec

7

December 7, 2016

Grants: Good Jobs and the Changing Nature of Work

Good Jobs and the Changing Nature of Work

This brief explores the core issues around good jobs in the United States—and the emerging areas that require action by U.S. business leaders—including automation, income inequality, part-time and contract work in the digital age, living wage, and diversity and inclusion.

#Grants #Inclusive Economy

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Sep

6

September 6, 2016

Grants: An Inclusive Sharing Economy

An Inclusive Sharing Economy

This report, funded by The Rockefeller Foundation, seeks to catalyze collaboration and promote an inclusive sharing economy, which will unleash new business opportunities that expand access to goods and services for low-income and underserved communities.

#Grants #Inclusive Economy

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Jul

6

July 6, 2016

Grants: Addressing Workers’ Rights in Engineering and Construction: Opportunities for Collaboration

Addressing Workers’ Rights in Engineering and Construction: Opportunities for Collaboration

In this report, we explore the challenges that construction and engineering companies share when it comes to workers' rights, provide recommendations for ways forward, and assess the feasibility of a collaborative group to address the issues. The working paper was conducted with funding from Humanity United.

#Building Responsibly #Grants #Human Rights

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May

19

May 19, 2016

Grants: 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

Grants: 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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Jan

25

January 25, 2016

Grants: From Agreement to Action: Mobilizing Suppliers Toward a Climate-Resilient World

From Agreement to Action: Mobilizing Suppliers Toward a Climate-Resilient World

This new report produced by CDP and written by BSR outlines the current state of supplier performance on climate-change management.

#Climate Change #Grants #Resilience and Adaptation Initiative #Supply Chain

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Nov

23

November 23, 2015

Grants: 全球商业气候联盟在中国 (We Mean Business Coalition in China)

全球商业气候联盟在中国 (We Mean Business Coalition in China)

China plays a vital role for the success of the climate talks in Paris in December 2015 and beyond. BSR is working with We Mean Business coalition partners to drive bold climate action and foster low-carbon transformation in China.

#Climate Change #Grants

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Oct

15

October 15, 2015

Grants: 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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Oct

7

October 7, 2015

Grants: Climate Resilience and the Role of the Private Sector in Thailand

Climate Resilience and the Role of the Private Sector in Thailand

This report uses Thailand as a lens to inform businesses on how to build climate resilience in their operations and supply chains.

#Climate Change #Grants #Resilience #Resilience and Adaptation Initiative

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Sep

25

September 25, 2015

Grants: Conditions for Scaling Investment in Social Finance

Conditions for Scaling Investment in Social Finance

This report presents BSR’s holistic framing of “social finance,” or any investment activity that generates financial returns and considers social and environmental impact and introduces five conditions to galvanize private capital toward advancing social and environmental goals.

#Financial Services #Grants #Inclusive Economy #Strategy and Integration #Sustainability Management

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