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Filippo Sebastio

Filippo Sebastio


Filippo contributes to BSR’s HERfinance Wage Digitization Program in Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, and Indonesia. He works with companies, factories, and local community organizations to improve workers’ knowledge of and access to financial tools.

Prior to BSR, Filippo worked as country economist at the International Growth Centre (IGC), managing the Bangladesh research program and providing the local government with evidence-based economic advisory services. Before IGC, Filippo was a research associate at Innovations for Poverty Action, where he evaluated the impact of vocational training on female line operators’ career performances in the ready made garment sector in Dhaka.

Filippo holds a M.Sc. in International Trade, Finance, and Development from the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, as well as an M.Sc. and B.A. in Development Studies from the Universita’ degli Studi di Bologna (University of Bologna).

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation C&A Foundation GAIN Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands Takeda The Walt Disney Company UK Government What Works

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HERproject Mission

To unlock the full potential of women working in global supply chains through workplace programs promoting health, financial inclusion, and gender equality. Download an overview of HERproject. Download an overview of HERproject.

About BSR

BSR is a global nonprofit organization that works with its network of more than 250 member companies and other partners to build a just and sustainable world. From its offices in Asia, Europe, and North America, BSR develops sustainable business strategies and solutions through consulting, research, and cross-sector collaboration. Visit for more information about BSR’s 25 years of leadership in sustainability.