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Womens Empowerment: #DontBanEquality: CEOs Step Up to Say Abortion Bans are Bad for Business

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#DontBanEquality: CEOs Step Up to Say Abortion Bans are Bad for Business

While it may seem safer for companies to stay silent on abortion legislation, many companies have concluded that they need to speak out to stay consistent on their commitments to gender equality and support for women’s health.

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Womens Empowerment: Time’s Up: Women Should Be Front and Center of Corporate Human Rights Due Diligence

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Time’s Up: Women Should Be Front and Center of Corporate Human Rights Due Diligence

The UNGP report "Gender Dimensions of the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights" has the primary objective of putting an end to gender-blind human rights due diligence and access to remedy. This report reinforces BSR’s position that places gender equality at the heart of its initiatives, programs, and tools.

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Womens Empowerment: Making Supply Chains Safe for Women Workers

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Making Supply Chains Safe for Women Workers

When it comes to tackling harassment and abuse, compliance programs alone are inadequate. They need to be rethought with the worker at the center, and they should measure and bolster the programs put in place to address root causes and build real change.

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Womens Empowerment: To Advance Gender Equality, We Need to Tackle Climate Change

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To Advance Gender Equality, We Need to Tackle Climate Change

As the effects of climate change continue to exacerbate poverty, inequality and other social issues, the solutions we put forth must include social focus. This includes empowering women to be leaders.

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Womens Empowerment: Three Ways for Companies to Promote Women’s Leadership across the Supply Chain

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Three Ways for Companies to Promote Women’s Leadership across the Supply Chain

Through individual and collective action, companies have the chance not just to promote women as leaders but to become leaders on women’s empowerment—and there has never been a better time to do so.

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Womens Empowerment: Access to Modern Family Planning Products: Time to Address Social Stigma

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Access to Modern Family Planning Products: Time to Address Social Stigma

HERproject works to improve access and use of modern family planning by addressing stigmas that women and men hold about family planning products during workplace training in Kenya.

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Womens Empowerment: Three Changes for Women and Business Coming in 2019

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Three Changes for Women and Business Coming in 2019

As we celebrate International Women's Day, we take a look at three events in 2019 that have the potential to alter how business influences women’s empowerment.

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Womens Empowerment: #ThisIsALeader: Raising the Profile of Women Making a Difference

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#ThisIsALeader: Raising the Profile of Women Making a Difference

Out of the spotlight and away from the media attention, women throughout global supply chains are quietly taking on leadership roles and driving change for their colleagues, families, and communities.

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Womens Empowerment: Supply Chains Give Us the Opportunity to Measure and Fight Violence against Women

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Supply Chains Give Us the Opportunity to Measure and Fight Violence against Women

Leading global brands and their suppliers are putting their weight behind efforts to address violence against women through workplace-based interventions.

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Womens Empowerment: Making Supply Chains Work for Women

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Making Supply Chains Work for Women

This is why and how companies should drive gender equality in global supply chains.

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Womens Empowerment: Climate Solutions Need Women at the Center

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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.

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Womens Empowerment: Climate and Women

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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.

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