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Dec

7

December 7, 2016

Inclusive Economy: 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.

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Sep

19

September 19, 2016

Inclusive Economy: Women’s Empowerment in Global Value Chains: A Framework for Business Action

Women’s Empowerment in Global Value Chains: A Framework for Business Action

This report, written by BSR with support from Women Deliver and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, examines how to create business opportunities that accelerate women's health, rights, and well-being in global value chains.

#Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Sep

6

September 6, 2016

Inclusive Economy: 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.

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May

27

May 27, 2016

Inclusive Economy: Advancing Access-to-Healthcare Metrics

Advancing Access-to-Healthcare Metrics

This working paper helps healthcare companies improve measurement and reporting on access-to-healthcare programs, a framework that other sectors can replicate to focus more strategically on impact metrics.

#Healthcare #Healthcare Working Group #Inclusive Economy

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Feb

9

February 9, 2016

Inclusive Economy: 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 #Healthcare #Inclusive Economy #Information and Communications Technology #Womens Empowerment

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Oct

15

October 15, 2015

Inclusive Economy: 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 #HERproject #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Sep

25

September 25, 2015

Inclusive Economy: 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 #Inclusive Economy #Strategy and Integration

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Sep

22

September 22, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Women in Factories China: Creating Good Jobs and Building an Inclusive Economy

Women in Factories China: Creating Good Jobs and Building an Inclusive Economy

The Women in Factories China program has trained more than 22,000 workers on work and and life skills. Testimonials from participants highlight how the program has affected their lives.

#Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain #Women in Factories China #Womens Empowerment

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Jun

30

June 30, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Good Jobs in the Age of Automation: Challenges and Opportunities for the Private Sector

Good Jobs in the Age of Automation: Challenges and Opportunities for the Private Sector

This issue brief provides emerging analysis on the challenges and opportunities for business to create and preserve good jobs during an era of rapid technological change.

#Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain

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Jun

2

June 2, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Empowering Women in Kenya’s Tea Sector: Adapting HERproject to the Smallholder Farm Context

Empowering Women in Kenya’s Tea Sector: Adapting HERproject to the Smallholder Farm Context

This working paper presents BSR’s proposed approach for expanding and adapting HERproject, our workplace-based women's empowerment program, to meet the unique needs of smallholder farmers.

#Food Beverage and Agriculture #HERproject #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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