HP to help female workers in the supply chain
Published: Apr 10, 2008
Hewlett-Packard (HP) has launched a worldwide campaign to address health issues of women working in the supply chain.
HP developed Health Enables Returns (HERproject), a partnership between HP and manufacturing companies Pegatron Technology and FoxConn aimed at improving women workers' general and reproductive health,
"Pegatron's management is committed to providing health and wellness programs that empower our workers," said Gavin Chen, general manager, Pegatron Technology. "By leading companies to augment worker health awareness, HP is giving companies and workers the tools to improve and increase workplace standards and workers' lives."
A research made by the Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) revealed that women between the ages of 18 to 25 saw a lack of awareness over their general and reproductive health and hygiene.
HERproject has mapped out several activities over a period of 12 months. It will start with China and roll out the project in other regions once a full impact assessment is complete.
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