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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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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.

#HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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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.

#BSR Conference #Womens Empowerment

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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.

#BSR Conference #Womens Empowerment

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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.

#HERproject #Womens 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.

#BSR Conference #Womens Empowerment

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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.

#BSR Conference #BSR News #Climate Change #Human Rights #Inclusive Economy #Womens Empowerment

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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.

#HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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