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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 Elizabeth Wells from the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women talks about women entrepreneurs and digital inclusion.
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To commemorate this MSME Day, Sarah Hewitt of Strive Women, delves into how small businesses, particularly those led by women, drive community growth, innovation, and economic resilience, despite facing significant barriers. Discover inspiring stories and strategies to support women-led enterprises and promote inclusive growth.
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Enhancing women’s empowerment strategies faces resistance from power dynamics and short-term profit concerns. However, long-term and well-diversified investors recognize the sustainable benefits of diversity, equity, and inclusion, influencing firms to prioritize gender equality and reaping positive financial outcomes. This article explores the critical role investors play in promoting women’s empowerment in business.
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Social Impact Pioneer Sam Ludlow-Taylor, John Lewis Partnership, talks managing gender inequalities in the supply chains of business. Through a partnership with the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO)’s Work and Opportunities for Women (WOW) programme, this podcast highlights the practical steps and success stories that illustrate the power of focusing on gender issues within supply chains.
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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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