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Blog | 2017 November 8

Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards Urges Business to Support Women’s Healthcare at BSR17

Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards Urges Business to Support Women’s Healthcare at BSR17

Dominic Kotas, Communications Associate, Collaborative Initiatives | Paris

In a keynote address at the BSR Conference 2017, Planned Parenthood's Cecile Richards highlighted the role of business in advancing women's empowerment and access to women's healthcare.

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Blog | 2017 October 12

Q&A: The Future of Women’s Empowerment

Q&A: The Future of Women’s Empowerment

Aditi Mohapatra, Director, Women’s Empowerment, BSR; Elisabeth Best, Manager, Communications and Marketing, BSR

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Blog | 2017 August 9

Leveraging Mobile for Workforce Engagement: Opportunities and Recommendations from HERhealth

Leveraging Mobile for Workforce Engagement: Opportunities and Recommendations from HERhealth

Elissa Goldenberg, Manager, BSR; Brooke Avory, Former Manager, BSR

Three years ago, BSR launched a partnership with Qualcomm Wireless Reach to amplify the outcomes of BSR’s HERproject program in China through mobile technology. Our work together focused on enhancing HERhealth, the pillar of HERproject that aims to empower low-income women working in global supply chains to take charge of their health.

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Blog | 2017 July 18

Partner Profile: Butet Nur Akmalia, YBS

Partner Profile: Butet Nur Akmalia, YBS

Dominic Kotas, Communications Associate, Collaborative Initiatives | Paris

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Blog | 2017 July 11

How Business Can Support the Global Movement for Family Planning

How Business Can Support the Global Movement for Family Planning

Andrea Lilja, Former Manager | Paris; Christine Svarer, Director, HERproject | Paris

Accessing family planning services is essential for women and girls to be able to stay in school, join the workforce, and—crucially—remain active in the formal economy.

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Blog | 2017 June 28

BSR Collaborates with Indian Business Association to Address Sexual Harassment in Garment Industry

BSR Collaborates with Indian Business Association to Address Sexual Harassment in Garment Industry

Andrea Lilja, Former Manager | Paris

We are proud to announce a new collaboration with the Confederation of Indian Industry’s Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development.

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Blog | 2017 June 7

Three Actions to Promote Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Apparel Sector

Three Actions to Promote Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Apparel Sector

Chritine Svarer, Director, HERproject, BSR; Berkley Rothmeier, Manager, BSR

Here's how apparel companies can take action to promote women workers' well-being and economic empowerment.

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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, Associate Director | Paris; Margaux Yost, Manager | Paris

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

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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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