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.
BSR is a global nonprofit organization that works with its network of more than 250 member companies and other partners to build a just and sustainable world. From its offices in Asia, Europe, and North America, BSR develops sustainable business strategies and solutions through consulting, research, and cross-sector collaboration. Visit www.bsr.org for more information about BSR’s 25 years of leadership in sustainability.