BSR logo

BSR Connect icon

BSR Connect

Upcoming Events

Accelerating Women’s Empowerment: The Role of Business

San Francisco

 

Date and Time

Thursday May 18, 2017
8:30 am-10:30 am PDT


Location

San Francisco


Topics

#Womens Empowerment


At the current rate of change, it will take more than 100 years to achieve gender equality in executive ranks. With clear evidence pointing to the social, moral, and business case for promoting gender equality, what is needed to accelerate the pace of change and for companies to take intentional, ambitious action?

Join us for a networking breakfast and discussion on the opportunities for companies to make strides on the advancement of women. Learn about BSR’s latest efforts to support gender equality throughout a company’s operations, from workplace matters to factory-level efforts. We will highlight the newly released Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) Gender Gap Analysis Tool, which helps the global business community identify gaps in its performance on gender equality and enables companies to make informed decisions on setting goals and strategies.

Speakers

  • Speakers to be announced

Climate Solutions Need Women at the Center

Blog

Climate Solutions Need Women at the Center

Companies can address climate risk more effectively and efficiently if they put women at the heart of their climate resilience strategies.

Read More 


Climate and Women

Reports

Climate and Women

This paper explores the connection between women’s empowerment and resilience to climate change and aims to drive corporate action to put women at the center of climate solutions.

Read More 


Are You Ready to Incorporate Gender into Your Supply Chain Due Diligence?

Blog

Are You Ready to Incorporate Gender into Your Supply Chain Due Diligence?

New gender-sensitive auditing guidance provides recommendations, practical advice, and relevant examples on how to effectively integrate gender considerations into audits.

Read More 


Back to Events List