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Jun

28

June 28, 2017

Supply Chain: Women’s Safety in the Workplace Toolkit Guide

Women’s Safety in the Workplace Toolkit Guide

This is an introduction to a new toolkit that provides guidance for companies seeking to strengthen their policies and activities that prevent and address sexual harassment.

#HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Jun

6

June 6, 2017

Supply Chain: 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

11

May 11, 2017

Supply Chain: 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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May

7

May 7, 2017

Supply Chain: Labor Disputes in Myanmar: From the Workplace to the Arbitration Council

Labor Disputes in Myanmar: From the Workplace to the Arbitration Council

This report—funded by the C&A Foundation—looks at how Myanmar’s dispute resolution process is working five years after its adoption and presents different perspectives on how it can be strengthened.

#Human Rights #Supply Chain

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Feb

21

February 21, 2017

Supply Chain: A New Era: Optimizing Chinese Industry in the Age of Automation

A New Era: Optimizing Chinese Industry in the Age of Automation

This report details automation and other shifts in Chinese industry and the global supply chains operating in the country, as well as recommendations to prepare workforces in China for the workplaces of tomorrow.

#Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain

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Jan

23

January 23, 2017

Supply Chain: Missing Link: Harnessing the Power of Purchasing for a Sustainable Future

Missing Link: Harnessing the Power of Purchasing for a Sustainable Future

A report by CDP, BSR, and Carbon Trust demonstrates that despite significant greenhouse gas reductions in 2016 across supply chains, companies are not engaging deeply enough with suppliers on climate action—and, therefore, are missing out on significant cost benefits and potential for climate leadership.

#Climate Change #Supply Chain

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Jan

18

January 18, 2017

Supply Chain: The Supply Chain Leadership Ladder

The Supply Chain Leadership Ladder

This working paper introduces the Supply Chain Leadership Ladder, a maturity model for supply chain sustainability programs, which companies can use to develop their program toward deeper impact.

#Supply Chain

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Sep

19

September 19, 2016

Supply Chain: 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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May

3

May 3, 2016

Supply Chain: From National Climate Plans to Business Plans

From National Climate Plans to Business Plans

This working paper measures how strongly national governments’ climate plans signal a shift of finance flows toward low-emission and climate-resilient development to the private sector. Using the insights of companies from the investment, energy, and extractives sectors, as well companies with significant supply chains, we analyze how governments can strengthen this signal.

#Climate Change #Energy and Extractives #Financial Services #Supply Chain

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Jan

25

January 25, 2016

Supply Chain: 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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