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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Jul

21

July 21, 2020

Womens Empowerment: Key Ways Business Can Still Support Women’s Reproductive Rights Following SCOTUS Decisions

Key Ways Business Can Still Support Women’s Reproductive Rights Following SCOTUS Decisions

Corporate policies can provide a bulwark against the erosion of access to reproductive healthcare, helping to protect and strengthen the new social contract between business and society that the 21st century demands.

#Healthcare #Human Rights #Womens Empowerment

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Jun

24

June 24, 2020

Womens Empowerment: The Business Role in Creating a 21st-Century Social Contract

The Business Role in Creating a 21st-Century Social Contract

2020 has demonstrated powerfully the importance of a fully functioning social safety net, public health systems, and global collaboration. Reforms to the social contract are clearly needed to protect public health, economic security, and the right of all people to participate fully in society.

#Climate Change #Human Rights #Inclusive Economy #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management #Womens Empowerment

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Apr

20

April 20, 2020

Womens Empowerment: Women in Supply Chains: On the Frontlines of COVID-19’s Impact

Women in Supply Chains: On the Frontlines of COVID-19’s Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic has quickly transformed from a global health crisis into a financial crisis, particularly for low-income female workers in global supply chains. However, companies can effectively deploy preventative measures to support workers and workplaces to protect their health and strengthen their financial resilience.

#HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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