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Blog | 2016 February 26

A Scorecard to Improve Workers’ Health in Supply Chains

A Scorecard to Improve Workers’ Health in Supply Chains

Marat Yu, Former Manager | Hong Kong

Based on a new scorecard produced by Evidence Project and BSR's HERproject, here are five suggestions for companies to enhance workers' health in their supply chains.

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Blog | 2015 October 29

Worker Health as a Workplace Management Issue: New Guidelines for Companies

Worker Health as a Workplace Management Issue: New Guidelines for Companies

Maria Pontes, Former Manager, BSR; David Wofford, Senior Advisor Workplace Policies, The Evidence Project/RAISE Health

Worker health often falls under the purview of occupational health and safety, but companies have the opportunity to improve workers’ lives (and productivity) by shifting their approach to workplace healthcare. New guidelines from BSR’s HERproject and the Evidence Project/RAISE Health help companies achieve this.

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Report | 2015 October 28

Workplace Health Facility Guidelines and Management Benchmarks

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Blog | 2015 October 15

Improving Nutrition in Factories in Bangladesh: A Business and Sustainable Development Opportunity

Improving Nutrition in Factories in Bangladesh: A Business and Sustainable Development Opportunity

Marat Yu, Former Manager | Hong Kong

Our new report on ready-made garment factories in Bangladesh highlights the need for and benefits of providing education and nutritional foods to workers. BSR's HERproject and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition are partnering to do just that.

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Blog | 2015 June 2

A New HERproject Frontier: Bringing Health Education to Tea Smallholders in Kenya

A New HERproject Frontier: Bringing Health Education to Tea Smallholders in Kenya

Jean-Baptiste Andrieu, Associate Director, BSR; Lauren Shieds, Manager, BSR

A new report details how to adapt the HERproject peer-education model for supply chain workers to smallholder farms.

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Blog | 2014 December 5

Filling the Gaps in Healthcare Services at Bangladesh Factories

Filling the Gaps in Healthcare Services at Bangladesh Factories

Marat Yu, Former Manager | Hong Kong; Maria Pontes, Former Manager

A new report from BSR HERproject examined the gaps in healthcare provided at 10 ready-made garment factories in Bangladesh. Here's what we found.

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News | 2014 March 16

Jezebel: What Life Is Like When Getting Your Period Means You Are Shunned

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Blog | 2013 March 8

Empowering Women Through Health Education and Financial Literacy

Joyce Sood, Former Digital Communications Manager, BSR

On International Women's Day, we reflect on our work in women's empowerment, including HERproject and HERfinance.

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Blog | 2012 December 1

To Make HIV/AIDS Education More Effective, Start with Empowerment

Racheal Meiers, Former Director, HERproject

While in Kenya this month, I sat in on a HERproject training on sexually transmitted infections (STIs) for future peer health educators. BSR’s HERproject uses a peer-to-peer training methodology to reach women working in factories and farms in Asia and Africa—to date, we’ve reached more than 200,000 women across eight countries.

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News | 2011 August 17

Health Enables Returns: Workplace Program for Women Delivers Business Benefits

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