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May

17

May 17, 2018

Womens Empowerment: How Business Can Help Close the Financial Inclusion Gender Gap: 2017 Global Findex Takeaways

How Business Can Help Close the Financial Inclusion Gender Gap: 2017 Global Findex Takeaways

To help close the financial inclusion gender gap, the private sector should support greater account ownership and usage among the women who make up the majority of workers in their supply chains.

#Financial Services #HERproject #Inclusive Economy #Womens Empowerment

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May

8

May 8, 2018

Womens Empowerment: The Future of Work for Women in China: Lessons from HERproject

The Future of Work for Women in China: Lessons from HERproject

Here are a few recommendations for companies looking to promote gender equality and sustainability in their operations and supply chains in China.

#HERproject #Inclusive Economy #Womens Empowerment

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Apr

23

April 23, 2018

Womens Empowerment: Five Years after Rana Plaza, We Still Must Do More to Empower Women Workers in Bangladesh

Five Years after Rana Plaza, We Still Must Do More to Empower Women Workers in Bangladesh

Brands, suppliers, and the development community can do these four things to further the empowerment of women workers in Bangladesh and elsewhere.

#Consumer Products #HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Apr

20

April 20, 2018

Womens Empowerment: The Business Case for Empowering Women through Climate-Resilient Supply Chains

The Business Case for Empowering Women through Climate-Resilient Supply Chains

Applying a gender lens to resilience activities will help companies anticipate and recover from climate events and foster innovation.

#Climate Change #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

15

March 15, 2018

Womens Empowerment: The Women’s Empowerment Principles in Practice: Analyzing One Year of Data

The Women’s Empowerment Principles in Practice: Analyzing One Year of Data

The Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs) Gap Analysis Tool was developed to give companies guidance on how to implement the WEPs. Here's how companies are using it one year after its launch.

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Mar

12

March 12, 2018

Womens Empowerment: Climate Change, Public Health, Women’s Empowerment, and Supplier Performance in Bangladesh

Climate Change, Public Health, Women’s Empowerment, and Supplier Performance in Bangladesh

Rising temperatures and more frequent flooding events are likely to increase with climate change, and in Bangladesh, this will affect the lives of the 4 million people working in the garment industry, who are disproportionately women.

#Climate Change #Healthcare #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

9

March 9, 2018

Womens Empowerment: How Do You Empower 100,000 Women?

How Do You Empower 100,000 Women?

In 2014, ANN made its 100,000 Women Commitment to empower 100,000 women working in its global supply chain. Here's the story of how it achieved this milestone.

#HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Mar

8

March 8, 2018

Womens Empowerment: On International Women’s Day, Let’s Press for Progress in Global Supply Chains

On International Women’s Day, Let’s Press for Progress in Global Supply Chains

If all players across global value chains press for progress, we can achieve a future where an empowered female workforce is widely recognized as a driver for business success.

#HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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Jan

22

January 22, 2018

Womens Empowerment: Davos 2018: Advancing the SDGs in a Fractured World

Davos 2018: Advancing the SDGs in a Fractured World

The theme for this year's World Economic Forum Annual Meeting is "Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World." Here's what business leaders gathering in Davos this week can do to advance the Sustainable Development Goals and our shared future.

#Climate Change #Inclusive Economy #Sustainability Management #Womens Empowerment

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Dec

19

December 19, 2017

Womens Empowerment: 2017: The Year the C-Suite Got Woke?

2017: The Year the C-Suite Got Woke?

2017 overall is a year that will be remembered for two things: political turmoil and a new voice from business. Let us celebrate the leadership business exerted this year and use it as a springboard for positive change in 2018.

#Climate Change #Human Rights #Sustainability Management #Womens Empowerment

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