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

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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.

#Grants #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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May

5

May 5, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Business Leadership for an Inclusive Economy: A Framework for Collaboration and Impact

Business Leadership for an Inclusive Economy: A Framework for Collaboration and Impact

This paper introduces BSR’s perspective on the business role in creating an inclusive economy.

#Collaboration #Inclusive Economy

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Mar

9

March 9, 2015

Inclusive Economy: Financial Inclusion in the Supply Chain: An Evaluation of the HERfinance Pilot in India

Financial Inclusion in the Supply Chain: An Evaluation of the HERfinance Pilot in India

Over a two-year period, BSR piloted HERfinance at 11 garment factories in India to test the hypothesis that the HERproject model would translate well to critical topics beyond health.

#Financial Services #Grants #HERproject #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Oct

27

October 27, 2014

Working Women and Health in East Africa’s Agricultural Sector

This report outlines BSR's scoping study to evaluate the need for and relevance of workplace-based empowerment programs targeting women in the workforce in export sectors in East Africa.

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

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