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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HERproject at 10: Celebrating HERsuccess, Inspiring HERfuture
By: Christine Svarer, HERproject Director, BSR   Today, March 8, is International Women’s Day 2017—a good time to take stock of our collective progress toward gender equality. And such a moment of reflection is particularly relevant for ...
Mar 8, 2017 9:00 AM ET
What Can Companies Do to Empower Women in Sub-Saharan Africa?
By Ouida Chichester, Manager, BSR According to the United Nations, gender inequality costs the region of sub-Saharan Africa an average of US$95 billion a year. By eliminating...
Mar 7, 2017 9:00 AM ET
BSR Partners with Leading Supply Chain Initiatives on Ambitious Three-Year Project to Advance Women’s Empowerment
PARIS, October 3 2016 /3BL Media/ —Today, BSR announced a new collaboration with leaders in supply chain networks to advance women’s empowerment in global supply chains. In partnership with six of the most influential supply chain networks around the world, Business Social Compliance...
Oct 3, 2016 3:00 AM ET
Addressing Women’s Empowerment Is Key to Sustainability: BSR’s Strategy for Business Action
By Aditi Mohapatra, Director, BSR; Peder Michael Pruzan-Jorgensen, Senior Vice President, BSR The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which celebrate their first birthday this week, identify women’s...
Sep 22, 2016 9:30 AM ET
New BSR, Women Deliver, Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs Report: How Business Can Advance Women’s Health, Rights, and Wellbeing in Global Value Chains
San Francisco, September 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ — In the past several years, there has been a growing business movement to empower women, with individual companies setting internal targets and with commitments enshrined at the global level in the Sustainable Development Goals, the Women’s Empowerment Principles, and the UN HeForShe campaign. The new report “...
Sep 19, 2016 7:00 AM ET