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October 24-26

Huntington Beach, California

Eliminating Gender-Based Violence

Wednesday October 25, 3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Violence against women is one of the world’s greatest social, economic, and public health problems, pervading the home, workplace, and community. Working to stop it is not only the right thing to do from a human and labor rights perspective—it is also the smart thing to do for workplace efficiency and profitability. This session will take an in-depth look at how businesses have responded to this complex challenge through preventive and remedial measures. Participants will also gain a greater understanding of what multistakeholder collaboration can do to move the needle on ending gender-based violence.

Session Speakers


David  Croft

David Croft

Director, Global Sustainable Development, Diageo

Rachel Sylvan

Rachel Sylvan,

Director, Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility, Sodexo

Seema Arora

Seema Arora

Deputy Director General, Confederation of Indian Industry

Peder Michael Pruzan-Jorgensen

Peder Michael Pruzan-Jorgensen

Senior Vice President, BSR
(Moderator)


Additional confirmed speakers will be published later this summer. Please check back for updates.

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