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Driving Collective Action on Women’s 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, BSR invites companies to join Business Action for Women, a collaborative initiative for companies aimed at driving collective action on progress for women.

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Posted Jan 17, 2017


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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.

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Posted Dec 6, 2016


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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, ;

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

Violence against women is one of the world’s greatest social, economic, and public health problems, pervading the home, workplace, and community. The newly-launched HERrespect will help business to tackle violence against women by positively changing the social norms that underpin gendered violence.

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Posted Nov 21, 2016


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Banking on Women for Inclusive Economic Growth

Banking on Women for Inclusive Economic Growth, ;

Banking on Women for Inclusive Economic Growth

At BSR, we believe financial inclusion is an enabler of women’s empowerment, and that’s why it is an important part of the HERproject alongside our efforts on improving women’s health (HERhealth) and gender relations (HERrespect).

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Posted Oct 19, 2016


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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,

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.

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Posted Sep 22, 2016 in herproject


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HERproject Mission

To unlock the full potential of women working in global supply chains through workplace programs promoting health, financial inclusion, and gender equality. Download an overview of HERproject. Download an overview of HERproject.

About BSR

BSR is a global nonprofit organization that works with its network of more than 250 member companies and other partners to build a just and sustainable world. From its offices in Asia, Europe, and North America, BSR develops sustainable business strategies and solutions through consulting, research, and cross-sector collaboration. Visit www.bsr.org for more information about BSR’s 25 years of leadership in sustainability.