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Sep

21

September 21, 2022

Womens Empowerment: Beyond the Generation Equality Forum: One Year of Driving Action for Gender Equality

Beyond the Generation Equality Forum: One Year of Driving Action for Gender Equality

In June 2021, the private sector stepped up to set a new agenda on gender equality through the Generation Equality Forum. One year on from the publication of the Generation Equality report, we spoke to two commitment-makers on how key commitments made at the forum have seen growing progress toward gender equality across their organizations.

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Jul

26

July 26, 2022

Womens Empowerment: In Egypt, Digital Payroll Helps Garment Workers Reap What They Sew

In Egypt, Digital Payroll Helps Garment Workers Reap What They Sew

Egypt's garment sector employs more than 1.5 million people, half of whom are women, offering an opportunity to promote women's economic empowerment. Here's how HERproject's Digital Wages partnership with Mastercard helped lead to increased financial inclusion and resilience for female garment workers.

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Jun

24

June 24, 2022

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

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

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

#DEI #Womens Empowerment

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May

5

May 5, 2022

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

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.

#DEI #HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

10

March 10, 2022

Womens Empowerment: Empowering Women Fruit Farmers with Digital Training

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.

#Food Beverage and Agriculture #HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

8

March 8, 2022

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

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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Jan

19

January 19, 2022

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

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?”

#Financial Services #HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Sep

30

September 30, 2021

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

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.

#Consumer Products #Womens Empowerment

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Aug

10

August 10, 2021

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

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.

#HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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May

20

May 20, 2021

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

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.

#Climate Change #Just Transition Collaboration #Womens Empowerment

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