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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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Aug

4

August 4, 2016

Womens Empowerment: Empowering Women Workers through HERhealth: A Conversation with Takeda

Empowering Women Workers through HERhealth: A Conversation with Takeda

We sat down with Koichi Kaneda, CSR head, corporate communications, and public affairs at Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, to discuss how the company's engagement in HERproject helps it contribute to global development and gender equality goals.

#Grants #HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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Jun

20

June 20, 2016

Womens Empowerment: From Women’s Economic Participation to Empowerment: Insights from Ghana

From Women’s Economic Participation to Empowerment: Insights from Ghana

We recently traveled to Ghana to explore the role the private sector can play in advancing women's economic empowerment in the country. Here are the five key findings of our research.

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May

19

May 19, 2016

Womens Empowerment: Accelerating Private-Sector Action on Women’s Empowerment

Accelerating Private-Sector Action on Women’s Empowerment

This week, thousands of advocates, policymakers, and leaders from business and civil society are in Copenhagen for Women Deliver, the world’s largest global convening focused on the health, rights, and well-being of girls and women.

#Grants #Womens Empowerment

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May

9

May 9, 2016

Womens Empowerment: The Women Behind the Clothes: Impact Stories from HERproject Indonesia

The Women Behind the Clothes: Impact Stories from HERproject Indonesia

A new video and photo essay share the stories of how the women and peer educators at one of ANN INC.'s suppliers have benefited from HERproject.

#Grants #HERproject #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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May

2

May 2, 2016

Womens Empowerment: To Enhance Climate Resilience, Invest in Communities

To Enhance Climate Resilience, Invest in Communities

Bangladesh is ranked among the countries most vulnerable to climate change. By investing in communities, companies can build climate resilience and generate business benefits.

#Climate Change #Resilience and Adaptation Initiative #Supply Chain #Womens Empowerment

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