Women's Empowerment

Sustainable Business After the 2016 U.S. Election

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By Aron Cramer, President and CEO, BSR

The U.S. presidential election has delivered a political earthquake that will change our political, economic, and cultural landscape, in Washington, D.C., and far beyond.

Women Deliver President and CEO Highlights Women's Empowerment at the BSR Conference 2016

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In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2016, Women Deliver President and CEO Katja Iversen explored the importance of women's empowerment.

“Women are powerful. They are producers, reproducers, consumers, and voters,” Iversen said.

BSR Partners with Leading Supply Chain Initiatives on Ambitious Three-Year Project to Advance Women’s Empowerment

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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.

She Builds: Giving Women the Confidence and Skills to Maintain a Safe and Healthy Home

By Caroline Blakely, President and CEO of Rebuilding Together
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She Builds is a nationwide event series, created by Rebuilding Together, featuring community revitalization projects that create real change for women - providing critical home repairs and community restoration to women in need, while giving women the confidence and skills to maintain a safe and healthy home. She Builds is held in collaboration with Rebuilding Together affiliates in local cities; as well as corporate and community partners. 

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She Builds is a nationwide event series, created by Rebuilding Together, featuring community revitalization projects that create real change for women - providing critical home repairs and community restoration to women in need, while giving women the confidence and skills to maintain a safe and healthy home. She Builds is held in collaboration with Rebuilding Together affiliates in local cities; as well as corporate and community partners. 

Addressing Women’s Empowerment Is Key to Sustainability: BSR’s Strategy for Business Action

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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 advancement as a prerequisite to progress on the global sustainable development agenda and as central to achieving all 17 goals.

Rebuilding Together to Renovate Women’s Prison Association Residence

Volunteers at second ever She Builds event will repair a shelter serving criminal justice-involved women and their children
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Rebuilding Together, a leading national nonprofit in safe and healthy housing that provides low-income homeowners with critical home repairs and revitalizes communities, will join together with its affiliate, Rebuilding Together New York City on October 1, 2016, to renovate the Sarah Powell Huntington House, a homeless shelter for formerly incarcerated women and their children managed by the Women's Prison Association.

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Rebuilding Together, a leading national nonprofit in safe and healthy housing that provides low-income homeowners with critical home repairs and revitalizes communities, will join together with its affiliate, Rebuilding Together New York City on October 1, 2016, to renovate the Sarah Powell Huntington House, a homeless shelter for formerly incarcerated women and their children managed by the Women's Prison Association.

New BSR, Women Deliver, Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs Report: How Business Can Advance Women’s Health, Rights, and Wellbeing in Global Value Chains

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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.

Mars' Principles in Action Report Shares Health and Sustainability Commitments

Report tracks the company's progress and achievements relating to its commitments.
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Mars has caught the industry's attention more than once in recent memory with its commitments to issues ranging from environmental sustainability to women's empowerment and conscientious marketing

Annual Ideagen UN Empowering Women & Girls 2030 Global Summit

Annual Ideagen UN Empowering Women & Girls 2030 Global Summit
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August 2, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Ideagen Convenes Luminaries from the world’s leading companies, NGO’s and public sectors in New York at the Delegation of the European Union to the UN Headquarters and United Nations for the Annual UN Empowering Women and Girls 2030 Global Summit

Ideagen – Where the world's leading companies, NGO's and public sector organizations convene to innovate and collaborate to address the world's most vexing issues.

Fox Studios Hosts Female Students from Pakistan as Part of State Department Women's Empowerment Exchange

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Dr. Munazza Yaqoob and her students at the International Islamic University, Islamabad's Critical Thinking Forum spend most of the year researching the role of women in Pakistani society and in cultures around the world. Thanks to the efforts of Fox Studios and filmmaker Jennifer Lee, Dr. Yaqoob and the students got to expand their studies and their perspectives this summer through a special field trip to the Fox lot in Los Angeles.

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