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Womens Empowerment: The Business Role in Creating a 21st-Century Social Contract

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The Business Role in Creating a 21st-Century Social Contract

The time is now for an overhaul of the social contract to address 21st-century realities and needs. A new social contract can deliver long-term value creation that enables economic security and mobility, is genuinely inclusive, and addresses challenges such as the transition to clean energy and the emergence of a digital world.

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Womens Empowerment: Within Reach: How Digital Wages That Work for Women Can Support Bangladesh’s Economic Future

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Within Reach: How Digital Wages That Work for Women Can Support Bangladesh’s Economic Future

This report details HERproject's progress towards wage digitization, three plausible alternative futures to what wage digitization may look like in 10 years, and recommendations for action to strengthening digital payment systems that empowers workers.

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Womens Empowerment: Accelerating Action on SDG 5 across the Jewelry Industry

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Accelerating Action on SDG 5 across the Jewelry Industry

As part of Generation Equality, BSR, in partnership with the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC), have launched a report that sheds light on the current state of corporate efforts to advance gender equality in the jewelry industry. We share four insights from the report.

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Womens Empowerment: The Urgency of Private-Sector Action on Gender-Based Violence

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The Urgency of Private-Sector Action on Gender-Based Violence

In partnership with the Sexual Violence Research Institute (SRVI) and global mining company Anglo American, we're sharing insights on how the private sector can prevent and address gender-based violence.

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Womens Empowerment: Gender Equity in the Just Transition and the Shift to Green Jobs

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Gender Equity in the Just Transition and the Shift to Green Jobs

As the energy transition becomes a reality, it is essential to build a shared understanding of what a sustainable, green workforce looks like and how women and men can benefit equally from this transition.

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Womens Empowerment: Women’s Digital Inclusion: The Risks of Going Too Fast and Not Fast Enough

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Women’s Digital Inclusion: The Risks of Going Too Fast and Not Fast Enough

Sonia Jorge of Alliance for Affordable Internet and Mariana Lopez of the GSMA Connected Women Programme share insights for stakeholders working to bridge the digital gender divide.

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Womens Empowerment: Joining the UN Generation Equality Forum is Smart Business

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Joining the UN Generation Equality Forum is Smart Business

The Generation Equality Forum (GEF) offers a once-in-a-generation opportunity to come together to build an ambitious agenda to empower women and girls. BSR member PayPal discusses its role as a Generation Equality Forum Action Coalition Lead and what motivated it to take part in the Forum.

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Womens Empowerment: Inside BSR: Q&A with Sethypong Sok

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Inside BSR: Q&A with Sethypong Sok

This month's Inside BSR features Sethypong Sok, HERproject's country representative in Cambodia, and discusses his life, his work on women's empowerment, and his drive to lift fellow Cambodians out of poverty.

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Womens Empowerment: Working Together to End Gender-Based Violence at the Generation Equality Forum

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Working Together to End Gender-Based Violence at the Generation Equality Forum

BSR, the B Team, and Women Win/Win-Win Strategies are working together to engage the private sector towards making meaningful commitments to promote gender equality at the Generation Equality Forum. We connected with the Kering Foundation to hear more about its role as a GEF Action Coalition Lead and what motivated it to take part in the Forum.

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Womens Empowerment: Accelerating Progress for Gender Equality through the Generation Equality Forum

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Accelerating Progress for Gender Equality through the Generation Equality Forum

BSR is partnering with the B Team and Women Win/Win-Win Strategies to engage the private sector—mobilizing both companies with established women’s empowerment programs and those looking to get involved in the movement—toward making meaningful commitments to promote gender equality through the Generation Equality Forum.

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Womens Empowerment: Women’s Empowerment in the Era of Social Distancing

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Women’s Empowerment in the Era of Social Distancing

A new digital tool from HERproject aims to reach women workers in global value chains and build resilience to COVID-19 impacts.

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Womens Empowerment: Companies Can’t Ignore the ‘She-cession’ Created by the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Companies Can’t Ignore the ‘She-cession’ Created by the COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 has fueled a recession for women. BSR recommends six actions for companies to incorporate a gender lens on recovery efforts.

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