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Womens Empowerment: How Ethiopia’s Nascent Apparel Industry Can Build a Strong, Empowered Workforce

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How Ethiopia’s Nascent Apparel Industry Can Build a Strong, Empowered Workforce

To achieve sustainability over the long term, Ethiopia’s emerging apparel industry must embed good business practice from the beginning.

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Womens Empowerment: Ethiopia’s Emerging Apparel Industry: Options for Better Business and Women’s Empowerment

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Ethiopia’s Emerging Apparel Industry: Options for Better Business and Women’s Empowerment

BSR’s HERproject conducted this scoping study to provide a snapshot of the buyers, factories, and other stakeholders active in the apparel industry and identify key trends and approaches for their operations in Ethiopia.

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Womens Empowerment: How Newmont Ghana Empowers Women in the Workforce, Workplace, and Community

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How Newmont Ghana Empowers Women in the Workforce, Workplace, and Community

We sat down with a team from Newmont Mining to understand what a successful approach to advancing women's economic empowerment looks like in practice.

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Womens Empowerment: New BSR Guidance Integrates Gender Equality into Supply Chain Codes of Conduct

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New BSR Guidance Integrates Gender Equality into Supply Chain Codes of Conduct

While codes of conduct are the most widespread tools companies use to drive sustainability throughout the supply chain, they don’t yet effectively frame and address the specific risks facing women.

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Upcoming Events

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Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Learning Forum


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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Women in Factories: Celebrating and Embracing Made in China 2025


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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Our Work

on Women’s Empowerment

Business Action for Women

Collaborative Initiatives

Business Action for Women

A coalition of business leaders driving progress for women

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HERproject

Collaborative Initiatives

HERproject

Unlocking the full potential of women working in global supply chains through workplace programs promoting health, financial inclusion, and gender equality

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Women in Factories China Program

Collaborative Initiatives

Women in Factories China Program

Women make up a majority of China’s manufacturing sector, and businesses that invest in women’s skills, capacity, and empowerment will be better equipped to succeed

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Women’s Empowerment

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Women’s Empowerment

We catalyze private-sector action for women’s empowerment and deliver value for business through research and knowledge-building, the design and implementation of gender-sensitive strategies and concrete solutions, and collaboration.

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