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Womens Empowerment: Bridging the Supply Chain Gender Gap through Digital Training

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Bridging the Supply Chain Gender Gap through Digital Training

HERessentials, a tablet-based learning app for workers and managers, started as a response to the COVID-19 crisis, but it has the potential to build digital capabilities for all workers. We share three key recommendations for businesses considering how to set up digital training in supply chains.

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Womens Empowerment: Key Ways for Business to Prepare for the Fall of Roe v. Wade

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Key Ways for Business to Prepare for the Fall of Roe v. Wade

The sweep of the draft ruling on abortion leaked Monday night is staggering and destabilizing for business in America. Here are seven key points for business to consider.

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Womens Empowerment: Empowering Women Fruit Farmers with Digital Training

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Empowering Women Fruit Farmers with Digital Training

Responsible business is deepening its commitment to empowering women across the value chain. One such example is Fyffes and HERproject expanding the new digital program HERessentials across several Latin American countries.

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Womens Empowerment: International Women’s Day: Business Trends and Opportunities

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International Women’s Day: Business Trends and Opportunities

At the current pace, it will take another generation to achieve gender parity. As we mark International Women's Day 2022, we share three key areas that require urgent action from companies: addressing unpaid work and care, combating gender-based violence, and preparing for future jobs.

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Womens Empowerment: Generation Equality Forum: Stepping Up for Women and Girls

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Generation Equality Forum: Stepping Up for Women and Girls

The private sector has the responsibility to drive transformative progress for women and girls around the world, and through the Generation Equality Forum in 2021, companies stepped up to take concrete action. This report provides an overview of private-sector commitments, highlighting exciting new investments and remaining gaps in efforts needed to achieve gender equality. A total of 48 private sector actors made commitments and pledged US$17.5 billion.

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Womens Empowerment: What If All Garment Workers in Bangladesh Were Financially Included?

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What If All Garment Workers in Bangladesh Were Financially Included?

There are 4 million garment workers in Bangladesh, more than 58 percent of whom are women. This raises the question, “What if all garment workers became financially included?”

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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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