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March 7, 2017
This brief highlights how companies in the mobile telecommunications industry can approach women's economic empowerment in sub-Saharan Africa and shares impacts of the industry on women in the region.
March 7, 2017
This brief highlights how companies in the apparel industry can approach women's economic empowerment in sub-Saharan Africa and shares impacts of the industry on women in the region.
September 19, 2016
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.
February 9, 2016
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.
October 15, 2015
This situational analysis report presents an overview of the current practices in food and childcare-service provision in 15 RMG factories in Bangladesh.
September 22, 2015
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.
June 2, 2015
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.
March 9, 2015
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.
December 5, 2014
A gap assessment study conducted between June and July 2014 identified five main gaps in healthcare systems available at 10 ready-made garment factories in Bangladesh, and approaches to tackle this challenge.
March 24, 2014
This working paper presents the findings of a research collaboration between UL's Responsible Sourcing group and BSR, which explored women's health in global garment and light manufacturing supply chains.