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Nov

25

November 25, 2017

Womens Empowerment: Why Intimate Partner Violence Is Your Business

Why Intimate Partner Violence Is Your Business

Business has a key role to play in addressing the systemic issue of violence against women in and beyond the workplace. Here are some examples of how to lead.

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Nov

17

November 17, 2017

Womens Empowerment: National Geographic Photographer Annie Griffiths Addresses the BSR Conference 2017

National Geographic Photographer Annie Griffiths Addresses the BSR Conference 2017

At the BSR Conference 2017, National Geographic Photographer Annie Griffiths shared her experience using photography as a tool for telling stories, creating empathy, and empowering women.

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Oct

31

October 31, 2017

Womens Empowerment: Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards Urges Business to Support Women’s Healthcare at BSR17

Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards Urges Business to Support Women’s Healthcare at BSR17

In a keynote address at the BSR Conference 2017, Planned Parenthood's Cecile Richards highlighted the role of business in advancing women's empowerment and access to women's healthcare.

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Oct

25

October 25, 2017

Womens Empowerment: How Business Can Act Now for Women’s Health and Empowerment: Q&A with Robyn Russell

How Business Can Act Now for Women’s Health and Empowerment: Q&A with Robyn Russell

The UN Foundation, the Evidence Project led by the Population Council, and BSR’s HERproject are pleased to release a new report on private sector action for women's health and empowerment.

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Oct

5

October 5, 2017

Womens Empowerment: Q&A: The Future of Women’s Empowerment

Q&A: The Future of Women’s Empowerment

As part of our Q&A series with our experts on the past, present, and future of sustainable business, we sat down with our Women’s Empowerment lead to discuss innovations, opportunities, and challenges in the field.

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Sep

5

September 5, 2017

Womens Empowerment: Business Leadership: Continuing to Build the Momentum

Business Leadership: Continuing to Build the Momentum

As many of us prepare to gather in New York this month for Climate Week and the UN General Assembly, we are also focused on how to translate this important talk into action.

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Aug

8

August 8, 2017

Womens Empowerment: Leveraging Mobile for Workforce Engagement: Opportunities and Recommendations from HERhealth

Leveraging Mobile for Workforce Engagement: Opportunities and Recommendations from HERhealth

Three years ago, BSR launched a partnership with Qualcomm Wireless Reach to amplify the outcomes of BSR’s HERproject program in China through mobile technology. Our work together focused on enhancing HERhealth, the pillar of HERproject that aims to empower low-income women working in global supply chains to take charge of their health.

#Healthcare #HERproject #Information and Communications Technology #Womens Empowerment

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Jul

11

July 11, 2017

Womens Empowerment: How Business Can Support the Global Movement for Family Planning

How Business Can Support the Global Movement for Family Planning

Accessing family planning services is essential for women and girls to be able to stay in school, join the workforce, and—crucially—remain active in the formal economy.

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Jun

28

June 28, 2017

Womens Empowerment: BSR Collaborates with Indian Business Association to Address Sexual Harassment in Garment Industry

BSR Collaborates with Indian Business Association to Address Sexual Harassment in Garment Industry

We are proud to announce a new collaboration with the Confederation of Indian Industry’s Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development.

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Jun

22

June 22, 2017

Womens Empowerment: BSR’s Women in Factories China Program: Moving from Risk to Value in the Supply Chain

BSR’s Women in Factories China Program: Moving from Risk to Value in the Supply Chain

The Women in Factories program has given women workers in China the skills and knowledge they need to change their lives and how they work, creating value for factories and catalyzing change in manufacturing supply chains.

#Supply Chain #Women in Factories China #Womens Empowerment

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