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Womens Empowerment: 2017: The Year the C-Suite Got Woke?

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2017: The Year the C-Suite Got Woke?

2017 overall is a year that will be remembered for two things: political turmoil and a new voice from business. Let us celebrate the leadership business exerted this year and use it as a springboard for positive change in 2018.

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Womens Empowerment: Why Intimate Partner Violence Is Your Business

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Why Intimate Partner Violence Is Your Business

Business has a key role to play in addressing the systemic issue of violence against women in and beyond the workplace. Here are some examples of how to lead.

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Womens Empowerment: National Geographic Photographer Annie Griffiths Addresses the BSR Conference 2017

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National Geographic Photographer Annie Griffiths Addresses the BSR Conference 2017

At the BSR Conference 2017, National Geographic Photographer Annie Griffiths shared her experience using photography as a tool for telling stories, creating empathy, and empowering women.

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Womens Empowerment: Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards Urges Business to Support Women’s Healthcare at BSR17

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Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards Urges Business to Support Women’s Healthcare at BSR17

In a keynote address at the BSR Conference 2017, Planned Parenthood's Cecile Richards highlighted the role of business in advancing women's empowerment and access to women's healthcare.

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Womens Empowerment: Private-Sector Action for Women’s Health and Empowerment

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Private-Sector Action for Women’s Health and Empowerment

This brief expands the business case for private-sector investment in women’s health and empowerment and sets out concrete actions to generate improved health outcomes for women.

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Womens Empowerment: How Business Can Act Now for Women’s Health and Empowerment: Q&A with Robyn Russell

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How Business Can Act Now for Women’s Health and Empowerment: Q&A with Robyn Russell

The UN Foundation, the Evidence Project led by the Population Council, and BSR’s HERproject are pleased to release a new report on private sector action for women's health and empowerment.

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Womens Empowerment: Q&A: The Future of Women’s Empowerment

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Q&A: The Future of Women’s Empowerment

As part of our Q&A series with our experts on the past, present, and future of sustainable business, we sat down with our Women’s Empowerment lead to discuss innovations, opportunities, and challenges in the field.

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Womens Empowerment: Business Leadership: Continuing to Build the Momentum

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Business Leadership: Continuing to Build the Momentum

As many of us prepare to gather in New York this month for Climate Week and the UN General Assembly, we are also focused on how to translate this important talk into action.

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Womens Empowerment: Leveraging Mobile for Workforce Engagement: Opportunities and Recommendations from HERhealth

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Leveraging Mobile for Workforce Engagement: Opportunities and Recommendations from HERhealth

Three years ago, BSR launched a partnership with Qualcomm Wireless Reach to amplify the outcomes of BSR’s HERproject program in China through mobile technology. Our work together focused on enhancing HERhealth, the pillar of HERproject that aims to empower low-income women working in global supply chains to take charge of their health.

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Womens Empowerment: How Business Can Support the Global Movement for Family Planning

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How Business Can Support the Global Movement for Family Planning

Accessing family planning services is essential for women and girls to be able to stay in school, join the workforce, and—crucially—remain active in the formal economy.

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Womens Empowerment: Women’s Safety in the Workplace Toolkit Guide

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Women’s Safety in the Workplace Toolkit Guide

This is an introduction to a new toolkit that provides guidance for companies seeking to strengthen their policies and activities that prevent and address sexual harassment.

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Womens Empowerment: BSR Collaborates with Indian Business Association to Address Sexual Harassment in Garment Industry

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BSR Collaborates with Indian Business Association to Address Sexual Harassment in Garment Industry

We are proud to announce a new collaboration with the Confederation of Indian Industry’s Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development.

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Upcoming Events on Women’s Empowerment

Industry Convening on Women’s Empowerment in the Jewelry Supply Chain


Industry Convening on Women’s Empowerment in the Jewelry Supply Chain

Join BSR, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Swarovski for a half-day jewelry supply chain convening to explore where combined efforts on women’s empowerment are needed and will have the most impact on eliminating gender gaps and advancing women in the industry.

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