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Resource Kits

Explore our issue-based resource kits with downloadable, co-created learning resources. Everything you need to inform your organisation’s social impact strategy and stay ahead of emerging social impact trends.​

How can we integrate gender into net zero planning in supply chains?
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This Resource Kit looks at how businesses can integrate gender equality with climate change initiatives in their supply chains and how this can be critical to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050. Companies can integrate gender through supply chain mapping, incentivising suppliers, and investing in gender-responsive projects to enhance outcomes.

How can we measure women’s economic empowerment in supply chains?
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This Resource Kit focuses on measuring the impact of Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) in supply chains. It outlines initiatives and measures that businesses can adopt to empower women and improve gender equality in global supply chains. This starts with gender-disaggregated data and gender-sensitive audits to better understand and mitigate risks.

What is the care economy, and why does it matter in supply chains?
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This Resource Kit explores the barrier of unpaid care work to women’s advancement in professional roles. It provides guidance on why and how companies can address this alongside other gender equity issues within supply chains. By recognising, reducing, and redistributing unpaid care work, businesses can enhance gender equity and supply chain resilience.

More Gender Resources

Social Impact Pioneer Leonor Gutiérrez Fernández, Director of Women in Agriculture Initiative (WAI) at Root Capital talks investing in women farmers.
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Our Online Written Discussion “Enhancing the Livelihoods of ‘Hidden Women’ in Global Smallholder Value Chains,” focused on how companies and partnerships can significantly improve the lives of women smallholder farmers. Participants stressed the importance of initiatives that actively listen to and involve local communities. The discussion covered issues such as gender inequality, discriminatory social norms, and the benefits of employing bottom-up approaches in cross-sector collaborations. Participants highlighted the potential advantages of well-designed partnerships that are responsive to the specific needs and challenges faced by women in agriculture. Hosted with Oxfam and Unilever during our Global Summit 2021.
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Explore the shift from cash to digital wage payments and its implications for women and businesses. This transition offers improved financial management for women and operational efficiencies for businesses. The Better than Cash Alliance share how digital payments contribute to economic stability and gender equity, supporting global gender equity goals.
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The contribution that women make to the coffee value chain often goes underappreciated and undercompensated. However, TechnoServe Global Gender Director Cristina Manfre argues that by shining a spotlight on the roles women play across the value chain, we can help them to improve their incomes and economic empowerment.
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A recent report from Citi Global Insights explores the gender health gap, and the contribution that FemTech – which applies digital technology to address health conditions that impact women– can make to closing it.
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