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Womens Empowerment Event Archive

May ’17

23

May 23, 2017

Shenzhen, China | BSR Connect

Women in Factories: Celebrating and Embracing Made in China 2025

At the completion of our Women in Factories program, BSR and Walmart will host a half-day event to celebrate program outcomes, recognize the efforts of participating factories, and discuss how to embrace the challenges and opportunities related to “Made in China 2025,” a Chinese government initiative to transform China into a leading manufacturing power by investing in workers. Request registration here.

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May

23-25

May 23, 2017

Bangkok, Thailand | Partner Event

Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Learning Forum

This international convening on women’s economic empowerment, hosted by the SEEP network in collaboration with Forum partners, will focus on bringing down the systemic barriers standing in the way of scalable and sustainable change.

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May ’17

18

May 18, 2017

San Francisco | BSR Connect

Accelerating Women’s Empowerment: The Role of Business

Join us in San Francisco for a networking breakfast and discussion on the opportunities for companies to make strides on the advancement of women.

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May ’17

17

May 17, 2017

London | Partner Event

Introducing the WEPs Gender Gap Analysis Tool

Join BSR and the UN Global Compact Network UK for a session exploring the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals and a new tool to help companies close the gender gap.

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Apr ’17

21

April 21, 2017

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | BSR Event

Creating an Enabling and High-Performing Work Environment through Gender Equality

Join BSR’s HERproject team and The Children’s Place for a roundtable dialogue that will explore how to create an enabling and high-performing work environment through gender equality.

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Mar ’17

22

March 22, 2017

Webinar | Sustainability Matters Webinar

Women’s Economic Empowerment in Sub-Saharan Africa

Join us for a webinar covering BSR’s research on what companies can do to economically empower women across their value chains in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Jan ’17

25

January 25, 2017

Webinar | BSR Event

Business Action for Women: A Global Business Coalition Driving Progress for Women

BSR will host a webinar to introduce companies to Business Action for Women, our new collaborative initiative aimed at driving collective action on women’s empowerment, including three focus areas for action: advancing women in supply chains, building resilience on raw materials, and eliminating gender-based violence.

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Nov ’16

21

November 21, 2016

San Francisco | BSR Connect

Post-Election Discussion and Drinks in San Francisco

This event will be an informal opportunity for the BSR member community in the San Francisco area to get together, support one another, see what we can learn from the factors that decided the U.S. presidential election, and begin to discuss the implications for our collective efforts.

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Nov ’16

17

November 17, 2016

New York | BSR Connect

Post-Election Discussion and Drinks in New York

This event will be an informal opportunity for the BSR member community in the New York area to get together, support one another, see what we can learn from the factors that decided the U.S. presidential election, and begin to discuss the implications for our collective efforts.

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Oct ’16

13

October 13, 2016

Paris | BSR Connect

Women’s Corporate Empowerment: Opportunities and Strategy Implementation

This event, held in French, will explore the multiple opportunities of women's empowerment strategies in the corporate space and how to integrate and implement these strategies.

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