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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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Oct

15

October 15, 2015

Supply Chain: 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

22

September 22, 2015

Supply Chain: 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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Sep

8

September 8, 2015

Supply Chain: Issue Brief: Sustainable Supply Chains in the Financial Sector

Issue Brief: Sustainable Supply Chains in the Financial Sector

This brief highlights the importance of supply chain sustainability in the financial sector, which faces unique risks in its supply chains.

#Financial Services #Supply Chain

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Jun

30

June 30, 2015

Supply Chain: 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

Supply Chain: 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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