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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 #Womens Empowerment

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Apr

21

April 21, 2021

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

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.

#Human Rights #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

30

March 30, 2021

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

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.

#HERproject #Inside BSR #Womens Empowerment

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Feb

25

February 25, 2021

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

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.

#Womens Empowerment

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Feb

23

February 23, 2021

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

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.

#Human Rights #Womens Empowerment

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Feb

10

February 10, 2021

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

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.

#HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Feb

4

February 4, 2021

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

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.

#Womens Empowerment

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Jan

27

January 27, 2021

Womens Empowerment: Data and Tech Acceleration in COVID-19: The Human Rights Impact on Vulnerable Garment Workers

Data and Tech Acceleration in COVID-19: The Human Rights Impact on Vulnerable Garment Workers

BSR examined the impacts of digital transformation on women garment workers in our new report, Digital Technology and Data in the Garment Supply Chain during COVID-19.

#HERproject #Human Rights #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Dec

9

December 9, 2020

Womens Empowerment: The Human Cost of the COVID-19 Pandemic for Workers in the Supply Chain

The Human Cost of the COVID-19 Pandemic for Workers in the Supply Chain

To understand the human cost of the COVID-19 pandemic in supply chains, HERproject interviewed over 1,000 workers and managers in Bangladesh, China, Egypt, India, Kenya, and Vietnam and released its findings and recommendations in a new report.

#HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Nov

23

November 23, 2020

Womens Empowerment: Why Company Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Programs Need Intersectional Approaches

Why Company Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Programs Need Intersectional Approaches

As more and more companies develop, enact, and expand women’s empowerment and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives, business needs to understand women’s diverse and distinct experiences and undertake an intersectional approach.

#DEI #Human Rights #Womens Empowerment

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