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Jan

17

January 17, 2017

Womens Empowerment: Driving Collective Action on Women’s Empowerment

Driving Collective Action on Women’s Empowerment

In partnership with Win-Win Strategies and supported by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, we ask you to join us as we launch Business Action for Women, a collaborative initiative for companies aimed at driving collective action on progress for women.

#Business Action for Women #Womens Empowerment

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Jan

12

January 12, 2017

Womens Empowerment: Responsive and Responsible Leadership: A Look Ahead at Davos

Responsive and Responsible Leadership: A Look Ahead at Davos

Responsible leadership, now more than ever, demands that all of us—as citizens, workers, politicians, and business executives—defend essential values and principles.

#Climate Change #Human Rights #Inclusive Economy #Womens Empowerment

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Dec

6

December 6, 2016

Womens Empowerment: Women and Climate Change: Disproportionately Affected but Powerful Agents of Change

Women and Climate Change: Disproportionately Affected but Powerful Agents of Change

This is how companies can have a role in building women’s resilience to climate change in their operations, supply chains, and the local communities in which they operate.

#Climate Change #HERproject #Human Rights #Resilience and Adaptation Initiative #Womens Empowerment

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Nov

25

November 25, 2016

Womens Empowerment: Addressing Social Norms to Stop Gender-Based Violence and Harassment in Factories and Farms

Addressing Social Norms to Stop Gender-Based Violence and Harassment in Factories and Farms

Like other women’s empowerment efforts, addressing gender-based violence and harassment in the workplace requires holistic and integrated approaches. The launch of HERrespect in Bangladesh and India is helping companies take on broader strategies to tackle this pervasive issue.

#Grants #HERproject #Human Rights #Womens Empowerment

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Nov

21

November 21, 2016

Womens Empowerment: Advancing Women’s Economic Empowerment through the Financial Services Sector

Advancing Women’s Economic Empowerment through the Financial Services Sector

By focusing on their workforces, products and services, and the communities they touch, financial services companies can be crucial contributors to women's economic empowerment.

#Financial Services #Grants #Womens Empowerment

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Nov

15

November 15, 2016

Womens Empowerment: Women Deliver President and CEO Highlights Women’s Empowerment at the BSR Conference 2016

Women Deliver President and CEO Highlights Women’s Empowerment at the BSR Conference 2016

In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2016, Women Deliver President and CEO Katja Iversen explored the importance of empowering women.

#BSR Conference #Womens Empowerment

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Nov

11

November 11, 2016

Womens Empowerment: Sustainable Business After the 2016 U.S. Election

Sustainable Business After the 2016 U.S. Election

Our agenda is too important to drop. As this new world emerges, these four actions should shape our strategy.

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

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Oct

19

October 19, 2016

Womens Empowerment: Banking on Women for Inclusive Economic Growth

Banking on Women for Inclusive Economic Growth

Financial inclusion is fundamental to women's empowerment and the Sustainable Development Goals. Here's why.

#HERproject #Inclusive Economy #Womens Empowerment

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Sep

22

September 22, 2016

Womens Empowerment: Addressing Women’s Empowerment Is Key to Sustainability: BSR’s Strategy for Business Action

Addressing Women’s Empowerment Is Key to Sustainability: BSR’s Strategy for Business Action

With the publication of the first UN High-Level Panel on Women's Economic Empowerment report, we are pleased to launch a new BSR practice to catalyze effective and ambitious business action on women's empowerment.

#HERproject #Women in Factories China #Womens Empowerment

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Sep

22

September 22, 2016

Womens Empowerment: UN High-Level Panel Report and HERproject: How Business Can Build Women’s Economic Empowerment

UN High-Level Panel Report and HERproject: How Business Can Build Women’s Economic Empowerment

Workplaces can uphold discrimination of female workers by keeping them in the lowest-paid jobs, on casual incomes, and enduring daily sexual harassment. Or they can be a space for change.

#Grants #HERproject #Womens Empowerment

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