BSR and International Women's Day

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BSR and International Women's Day

BSR's content--including blogs, long articles, podcasts, case studies, and more--on our work to promote women's empowerment and sustainability around the world through our work with companies, governments, foundations, nonprofit partners, and on-the-ground organizations. Our initiatives include HERproject, an initiative that links multinational companies and their factories to local NGOs to create sustainable workplace programs that increase women's health awareness, HERfinance, an offshoot of HERproject that provides financial literacy education and access for workers in the developing world, and more.

Content from this campaign

Video: A Look at BSR's HERfinance
Hear from HERfinance participants in India about the impacts of the program on their lives (video is also available here...
Mar 12, 2015 9:00 AM ET
Financial Inclusion in the Supply Chain: An Evaluation of the HERfinance Pilot in India
Over a two-year period, BSR piloted HERfinance at 11 garment factories in India to test the hypothesis that the HERproject model would translate well to critical topics beyond health. A new report examines whether the ...
Mar 11, 2015 9:00 AM ET
Deepening Business' Engagement on Women's Empowerment
While we have made incredible strides on advancing women globally, much work remains to ensure that women have equal pay and representation, equal protection under the law, and equal treatment within their families and communities. To mark International Women's Day, BSR is featuring a series of articles on how business can go further to advance women by:...
Mar 10, 2015 8:00 AM ET
Three Ways to Improve Corporate Diversity Through Reporting
Jesse Nishinaga, Manager, Advisory Services and Aditi Mohapatra, Associate Director, Advisory Services, BSR  There is...
Mar 11, 2013 12:30 PM ET
What Happens in Vegas…Corporate ‘Sexual’ Responsibility?
Some would argue that companies have no claim on what their employees do on their own time. But is there really such a thing as “after hours” anymore? How people spend their personal time is clearly fair game for employment decisions: Most CEOs in the New York Times’ weekly “...
Mar 11, 2013 8:00 AM ET