International Women's Day

Players Trust Strives to Keep Women "Above the Line"


Women comprise about half the world’s population yet about 75 percent of the people living in poverty. The Players Trust wants to do something about that.

Through its new partnership with Global Citizen’s “Live Below the Line” campaign, Major Leaguers are joining an effort to focus more awareness on the issue and help eradicate extreme poverty by 2030 but it has long been an issue close to the hearts of Major Leaguers.

Financial Inclusion in the Supply Chain: An Evaluation of the HERfinance Pilot in India


Over a two-year period, BSR piloted HERfinance at 11 garment factories in India to test the hypothesis that the HERproject model would translate well to critical topics beyond health.

Video: A Look at BSR's HERfinance

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Hear from HERfinance participants in India about the impacts of the program on their lives (video is also available here).

Deepening Business' Engagement on Women's Empowerment


While we have made incredible strides on advancing women globally, much work remains to ensure that women have equal pay and representation, equal protection under the law, and equal treatment within their families and communities.

To mark International Women's Day, BSR is featuring a series of articles on how business can go further to advance women by:

Sanofi Diversity Web Site/International Women's Day

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In recognition of International Women’s Day. . . and every day. . . we encourage you to visit Sanofi’s newest website - - which highlights the power and promise of a world without boundaries. Below are a sampling of employee comments featured on this site – which emphasize this noble vision.

Stock Exchanges Around the World Ring the Bell for Gender Equality

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NEW YORK, March 9, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Stock exchanges from around the world joined UN Women, UN Global Compact and the Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Initiative to ring their opening or closing bells in support of gender equality and to highlight the pivotal role of the private sector in empowering women in the workplace, marketplace and community.  

Developing and Advancing Women: Building Capabilities and Connections

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When Ana Maria Gaitan, business unit director based at Baxter's Mexico City, Mexico facility, was told that she was one of three Baxter female employees nominated to participate in a unique executive leadership development program through Florida International University, she felt honored and excited.

Women’s History Month: Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives

By Antoine Andrews, Symantec's Director, Global Diversity and Inclusion

March is Women’s History Month in the United States, and March 8th marks International Women’s Day around the world.  At Symantec, we want to take this time to reflect on the contributions women have made in the history of technology, celebrate our communities of women at Symantec through SWAN, and highlight some of our inspirational partners in gender around the world.

#WomenExcel: Celebrating “International Wake Up, Don’t Lose Your Talent Year”


AECOM Impact blog

In honor of International Women's Day, women around the world who inspire, lead and impact those around them will be featured in the AECOM Impact blog's #WomenExcel series throughout the month of March. In a guest blog post, Deepali Bagati, vice president of the Catalyst Inclusive Leadership Initiative, shares her perspective on how to celebrate International Women's Day.


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