BSR and Women's Empowerment

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BSR and Women's Empowerment

Women’s empowerment is a major opportunity for business growth, a critical pillar of global sustainability, and an imperative to building an inclusive economy. BSR focuses on women’s empowerment issues by working with companies to develop strategies, engage stakeholders, identify gaps, and recommend actions to help them reach more female customers, recruit and retain women employees, integrate women-owned businesses into supply chains, and realize business benefits. You can learn more about our work at

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Three Changes for Women and Business Coming in 2019
By: Aditi Mohapatra, Director, Women's Empowerment, BSR We celebrate International Women’s Day this year, as ever, with the launch of a wealth of new initiatives and commitments from companies, governments, and civil society organizations. And yet, the pace of change is still too slow: The most...
Mar 8, 2019 9:00 AM ET
Join Us to Empower 1.6 Million Women Workers through HERproject by 2022
By Christine Svarer, Director, HERproject, BSR The products and services that keep our societies advancing depend on interconnected economies and global supply chains. Often, if you follow these chains to their very end, you will find women in factories or on farms: Approximately 200 million...
Jul 17, 2018 9:00 AM ET
On International Women’s Day, Let’s Press for Progress in Global Supply Chains
By Aron Cramer, President and CEO, BSR; Christine Svarer, Director, HERproject, BSR Over the past several months, we have seen unmistakable evidence that women around the world continue to face mistreatment. On this...
Mar 8, 2018 9:00 AM ET
How Ethiopia’s Nascent Apparel Industry Can Build a Strong, Empowered Workforce
By Lauren Shields, Manager, BSR and Margaux Yost, Associate, BSR “In today’s global economy, brands must understand the industry needs in the new countries they source from. At The Children’s Place, our aim is to...
May 12, 2017 9:00 AM ET
BSR to Host Event in China Celebrating Completion of Women in Factories Program
Over the past three years, BSR's Women in Factories program has reached more than 90,000 workers in manufacturing supply chains in China. At the end of each of the past two years, we convened program partners and stakeholders to share best practices and solutions in worker training...
May 2, 2017 9:00 AM ET