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Blog Post

The Digital Payments Opportunity: A Conversation

By Marjolaine Chaintreau, June 15, 2018

This blog was originally published on BSR.org

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Blog Post

Why having less cash can mean a better life

By Ruth Goodwin-Groen, June 11, 2018

A third of adults struggle to get by without basic financial services to protect against hardship and save for the future. Ruth Goodwin-Groen, of the UN-based Better Than Cash Alliance, explains why moving from cash to digital payments can help reduce poverty and drive inclusive growth.

Report

The Future of Supply Chains: Why Companies are Digitizing Payments

June 11, 2018

New report underscores benefits of shifting from cash to digital payments in corporate supply chains

Case Study

Increasing factory worker well-being through digital payroll

June 11, 2018

Leading apparel companies have collaborated with each other on the BSR Herfinance program to improve worker well-being through payroll digitization.

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Resource

The March Towards Digital Money: Bringing The Underbanked In From The Cold

April 7, 2017

The March Towards Digital Money: Bringing The Underbanked In From The Cold

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Media Release

To improve the lives of nearly 2 million workers, H&M group will encourage suppliers to pay workers digitally

March 8, 2017

H&M group becomes the first global fashion brand to join the United Nations’ Better Than Cash Alliance

Case Study

Digitizing Wage Payments in Bangladesh’s Garment Production Sector

March 8, 2017

Digitizing Wage Payments in Bangladesh’s Garment Production Sector

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Blog Post

Why Women Workers and Managers Prefer Electronic Wage Payments in Bangladesh

By Leora Klapper, March 8, 2017

Payday can be an ordeal for women garment workers in Bangladesh. Often, they must wait in long lines, carry wads of cash through crowded streets, or encounter a mother-in-law demanding money.

Case Study

Country Diagnostic: Bangladesh

November 26, 2016

The Way Forward for Digitizing Payments

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Media Release

New United Nations Report Reveals Bangladesh’s Progress on Digital Finance As Key Leaders Meet to Discuss Future Steps

November 26, 2016

In-depth analysis shows Bangladesh making impressive strides towards a digital economy, identifies solutions for further progress

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Blog Post

Five Ways Digital Payments Are Coming to the Rescue in Emergencies

By Ruth Goodwin-Groen, May 24, 2016

The ability to make and receive payments electronically has emerged, in recent years, as a technology hero during natural disasters and health pandemics. At a time when more people than ever are affected by conflict and crisis, there is good news.

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Digital Bangladesh: Service at Doorsteps

September 26, 2015

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Media Release

Making Digital Bangladesh Vision 2021 a reality, Government joins the Better Than Cash Alliance

June 2, 2015

Bangladesh commits to further national financial inclusion by accelerating the transition to digital payments