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Women’s Empowerment in Garment Supply Chains: How to Achieve Impact at Scale

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Webinar Recording 

Date and Time

Monday February 21, 2022
3:00 pm-4:00 pm CET


Location

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Topics

#Consumer Products, #Supply Chain


The webinar recording password is: ++Pi00#e

Collective action by business, civil society, governments, workers, and worker representatives is essential to ensure that employment is a true catalyst for the empowerment of women who make up the majority of workers in the garment industry. Leveraging decades of experience, this webinar will discuss how learnings from the last 10+ years of programmatic interventions are applied to the development of current collaborative solutions to reach impact at scale.

Hosted by Empower@Work, which brings together the world’s four largest women’s empowerment programs in the global supply chains—BSR’s HERproject, CARE International, Gap Inc.’s P.A.C.E. Program and ILO-IFC Better Work, this side event will be held at the OECD Forum: Due Diligence in the Garment and Footwear Sector.

This session is open to all garment stakeholders, including brands, suppliers, employer organizations, trade unions, and anyone interested in learning more about women’s empowerment in garment supply chains.

Speakers

  • Kalpona Akter, Executive Director at BCWS and President at Bangladesh Garment & Industrial Workers Federation (BGIWF)
  • Smruti Govan, Director Corporate Responsibility, PVH
  • Chithra Prasad, General Manager Organizational Development, Shahi
  • Lona Stoll, Vice President of Impact and Innovation, Chief Innovation Officer, CARE International
  • Christine Svarer, Interim Executive Director, Empower@Work

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