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Report | 2021 October 26

Gender-Responsive Wage Digitization in the Garment Sector a Practical Guide

Gender-Responsive Wage Digitization in the Garment Sector a Practical Guide

Smita Nimilita, HERproject Country Representative | Bangladesh; Isadora Loreto, Manager, HERproject | France; Ella Moffat, Manager | France

This guide offers practical advice on developing and delivering wage digitization programs that can lead to women's economic empowerment.

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Report | 2021 October 26

Garment Sector Wage Digitization—A Practical Guide for Global Brands and Buyers

Garment Sector Wage Digitization—A Practical Guide for Global Brands and Buyers

Ella Moffat, Manager | France

This guide offers global brands and buyers practical advice and covers four stages for ensuring sustainable wage digitization, that benefits both business and workers.

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Report | 2021 October 26

Garment Sector Wage Digitization, A Practical Guide for Financial Service Providers

Garment Sector Wage Digitization, A Practical Guide for Financial Service Providers

This guide offers financial service providers practical advice to develop the digital wage segment, including acquisition, driving usage of financial services, and retention of new customers.

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Blog | 2021 January 11

Garment Workers’ Financial Behaviors during the COVID-19 Crisis: Lessons Learned from Factories in Bangladesh, Egypt, and India

Garment Workers’ Financial Behaviors during the COVID-19 Crisis: Lessons Learned from Factories in Bangladesh, Egypt, and India

Justin Hui, Associate | Hong Kong; Laura Macias, Manager | France; Isadora Loreto, Manager, HERproject | France

Interviews led by HERproject suggest that female and male garment workers were more financially resilient following wage digitization and financial capability training. However, the systemic gender inequalities that have long affected women and girls were exacerbated during the COVID-19 pandemic.   

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Report | 2020 December 9

“I Can Hardly Sustain My Family”

“I Can Hardly Sustain My Family”

HERproject's new report presents findings on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on workers in global supply chains and recommendations for companies and other stakeholders for an inclusive recovery that benefits workers and supply chains.

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Blog | 2020 November 26

Utilizing Technology to Increase Women’s Financial Capability and Ensure Gender-Inclusive Digital Finance in the Global Supply Chain

Utilizing Technology to Increase Women’s Financial Capability and Ensure Gender-Inclusive Digital Finance in the Global Supply Chain

Justin Hui, Associate | Hong Kong

Training and support are vital to help workers, especially women, transition to digital wages and help them to access, use, and ultimately benefit from their new payroll accounts.

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Blog | 2020 November 5

A Phone Can Only Do So Much: Why Mobile Access Isn’t Leading To Digital Financial Service Usage Among Women in India

A Phone Can Only Do So Much: Why Mobile Access Isn’t Leading To Digital Financial Service Usage Among Women in India

James Steady, Associate, HERproject; Akhand Tiwari, Associate Partner, MSC 

New research from HERproject and MSC confirms that greater efforts are needed to build Indian female workers' knowledge, confidence, and agency regarding digital financial services.

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Blog | 2020 September 24

Scaling the Impact of Digital Financial Services: The Opportunity and Imperative during COVID-19

Scaling the Impact of Digital Financial Services: The Opportunity and Imperative during COVID-19

Payal Dalal, Senior Vice President, Social Impact, International Markets, Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth; Christine Svarer, Director, HERproject

In a new report, HERproject and the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth share lessons and insights from Digital Wages programs that can help companies, governments, and financial service providers scale up digital payments for low-income workers after COVID-19.

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Report | 2020 September 17

Digitizing for Inclusion: Insights from Wage Digitization in the Garment Sector

Digitizing for Inclusion: Insights from Wage Digitization in the Garment Sector

Ella Moffat, Manager | France; Christine Svarer, Director, HERproject | France

BSR's HERproject and the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth share five insights on inclusive wage digitization in the garment sector.

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Report | 2020 September 16

Engaging the Private Sector to Prevent and Address Violence Against Women

Engaging the Private Sector to Prevent and Address Violence Against Women

Lucia Flores, Former Manager | France; Lauren Shields, Director | France

This Knowledge Exchange is based on a joint webinar by BSR HERproject and SVRI, which discussed the role of private sector in VAW prevention and response. 

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