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Report | 2017 May 11

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

Leveraging 10 years of experience of helping empower women in global supply chains, BSR’s HERproject conducted this scoping study to provide a snapshot of the buyers, factories, and other stakeholders active in the industry and key trends that influence their operations in Ethiopia.

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Blog | 2017 May 11

How Ethiopia’s Nascent Apparel Industry Can Build a Strong, Empowered Workforce

How Ethiopia’s Nascent Apparel Industry Can Build a Strong, Empowered Workforce

Lauren Shields, Director | France; Margaux Yost, Former Manager | France

To achieve sustainability over the long term, Ethiopia’s emerging apparel industry must embed good business practice from the beginning.

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Report | 2017 May 1

Digitizing Worker Salary Payments: A Manual for Ready-made Garment Factories

Digitizing Worker Salary Payments: A Manual for Ready-made Garment Factories

Md. Majidul Haque, Bangladesh Technical Lead, Digital Financial Services, FHI360

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Blog | 2017 April 26

New BSR Guidance Integrates Gender Equality into Supply Chain Codes of Conduct

New BSR Guidance Integrates Gender Equality into Supply Chain Codes of Conduct

Magali Barraja, Former Manager | Paris; Maria Pontes, Former Manager

While codes of conduct are the most widespread tools companies use to drive sustainability and human rights expectations throughout the supply chain, they don’t yet effectively frame and address the specific risks facing women.

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Blog | 2017 April 18

How Men Can Help Empower Women through HERproject

How Men Can Help Empower Women through HERproject

Elissa Goldenberg, Former Manager, BSR

It has become increasingly clear that for women to be able to make and act on choices they value, support from men—as coworkers, as managers, and as family members—is vital.

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Blog | 2017 April 5

Companies Serious about Empowering Women Must Accelerate the Transition to Digital Wages

Companies Serious about Empowering Women Must Accelerate the Transition to Digital Wages

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Blog | 2017 March 30

Partner Profile: Nazneen Huq, Change Associates

Partner Profile: Nazneen Huq, Change Associates

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Blog | 2017 March 8

HERproject at 10: Celebrating HERsuccess, Inspiring HERfuture

HERproject at 10: Celebrating HERsuccess, Inspiring HERfuture

Christine Svarer, Director, HERproject | France

As we celebrate the 10th anniversary of HERproject, we’re taking a moment to think about what we have achieved and what we have left to do.

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Blog | 2017 January 17

Driving Collective Action on Women’s Empowerment

Driving Collective Action on Women’s Empowerment

Elissa Goldenberg, Former Manager, BSR

In partnership with Win-Win Strategies and supported by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, BSR invites companies to join Business Action for Women, a collaborative initiative for companies aimed at driving collective action on progress for women.

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Blog | 2016 December 6

Women and Climate Change: Disproportionately Affected but Powerful Agents of Change

Women and Climate Change: Disproportionately Affected but Powerful Agents of Change

Samantha Harris, Manager, BSR

This is how companies can have a role in building women’s resilience to climate change in their operations, supply chains, and the local communities in which they operate.

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