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Blog | 2017 April 18

How Men Can Help Empower Women through HERproject

How Men Can Help Empower Women through HERproject

Elissa Goldenberg, Former Manager, BSR

It has become increasingly clear that for women to be able to make and act on choices they value, support from men—as coworkers, as managers, and as family members—is vital.

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Blog | 2017 April 5

Companies Serious about Empowering Women Must Accelerate the Transition to Digital Wages

Companies Serious about Empowering Women Must Accelerate the Transition to Digital Wages

Chhavi Ghuliani, Director, Partnership Development | New York

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Blog | 2017 March 30

Partner Profile: Nazneen Huq, Change Associates

Partner Profile: Nazneen Huq, Change Associates

Dominic Kotas, Communications Associate, Collaborative Initiatives | Paris

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Blog | 2017 March 8

HERproject at 10: Celebrating HERsuccess, Inspiring HERfuture

HERproject at 10: Celebrating HERsuccess, Inspiring HERfuture

Christine Svarer, Director, HERproject | Paris

As we celebrate the 10th anniversary of HERproject, we’re taking a moment to think about what we have achieved and what we have left to do.

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Blog | 2017 January 17

Driving Collective Action on Women’s Empowerment

Driving Collective Action on Women’s Empowerment

Elissa Goldenberg, Former Manager, BSR

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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Blog | 2016 December 6

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

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

Samantha Harris, Manager, BSR

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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Blog | 2016 November 21

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

Marat Yu, Former Manager | Hong Kong

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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Blog | 2016 October 19

Banking on Women for Inclusive Economic Growth

Banking on Women for Inclusive Economic Growth

Chhavi Ghuliani, Director, Partnership Development | New York

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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Blog | 2016 September 22

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

Christine Svarer, Director, HERproject | Paris

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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Blog | 2016 August 4

Empowering Women Workers through HERhealth: A Conversation with Takeda

Empowering Women Workers through HERhealth: A Conversation with Takeda

Dominic Kotas, Communications Associate, Collaborative Initiatives | Paris

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.

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