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May

11

May 11, 2017

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

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.

#HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Apr

17

April 17, 2017

HERproject: How Men Can Help Empower Women through HERproject

How Men Can Help Empower Women through HERproject

It has become increasingly clear that for women to be able to make and act on choices they value, support from men—as coworkers, as managers, and as family members—is vital.

#HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

8

March 8, 2017

HERproject: HERproject at 10: Celebrating HERsuccess, Inspiring HERfuture

HERproject at 10: Celebrating HERsuccess, Inspiring HERfuture

As we celebrate the 10th anniversary of HERproject, we’re taking a moment to think about what we have achieved and what we have left to do.

#Grants #HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Dec

6

December 6, 2016

HERproject: Women and Climate Change: Disproportionately Affected but Powerful Agents of Change

Women and Climate Change: Disproportionately Affected but Powerful Agents of Change

This is how companies can have a role in building women’s resilience to climate change in their operations, supply chains, and the local communities in which they operate.

#Climate Change #HERproject #Human Rights #Resilience and Adaptation Initiative #Womens Empowerment

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Nov

25

November 25, 2016

HERproject: Addressing Social Norms to Stop Gender-Based Violence and Harassment in Factories and Farms

Addressing Social Norms to Stop Gender-Based Violence and Harassment in Factories and Farms

Like other women’s empowerment efforts, addressing gender-based violence and harassment in the workplace requires holistic and integrated approaches. The launch of HERrespect in Bangladesh and India is helping companies take on broader strategies to tackle this pervasive issue.

#Grants #HERproject #Human Rights #Womens Empowerment

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Oct

19

October 19, 2016

HERproject: Banking on Women for Inclusive Economic Growth

Banking on Women for Inclusive Economic Growth

Financial inclusion is fundamental to women's empowerment and the Sustainable Development Goals. Here's why.

#HERproject #Inclusive Economy #Womens Empowerment

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Sep

22

September 22, 2016

HERproject: Addressing Women’s Empowerment Is Key to Sustainability: BSR’s Strategy for Business Action

Addressing Women’s Empowerment Is Key to Sustainability: BSR’s Strategy for Business Action

With the publication of the first UN High-Level Panel on Women's Economic Empowerment report, we are pleased to launch a new BSR practice to catalyze effective and ambitious business action on women's empowerment.

#HERproject #Women in Factories China #Womens Empowerment

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Sep

22

September 22, 2016

HERproject: UN High-Level Panel Report and HERproject: How Business Can Build Women’s Economic Empowerment

UN High-Level Panel Report and HERproject: How Business Can Build Women’s Economic Empowerment

Workplaces can uphold discrimination of female workers by keeping them in the lowest-paid jobs, on casual incomes, and enduring daily sexual harassment. Or they can be a space for change.

#Grants #HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Aug

4

August 4, 2016

HERproject: Empowering Women Workers through HERhealth: A Conversation with Takeda

Empowering Women Workers through HERhealth: A Conversation with Takeda

We sat down with Koichi Kaneda, CSR head, corporate communications, and public affairs at Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, to discuss how the company's engagement in HERproject helps it contribute to global development and gender equality goals.

#Grants #HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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May

9

May 9, 2016

HERproject: The Women Behind the Clothes: Impact Stories from HERproject Indonesia

The Women Behind the Clothes: Impact Stories from HERproject Indonesia

A new video and photo essay share the stories of how the women and peer educators at one of ANN INC.'s suppliers have benefited from HERproject.

#Grants #HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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