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HOW BUSINESSES CAN INVEST IN WOMEN AND REALIZE RETURNS

NOV 2017

Report 

The business guide encourages corporate leadership and showcases how companies can take action in the field of women workers’ health and empowerment. It highlights current investments from 26 companies working with 11 NGOs in 19 countries, and provides 8 actions for companies to take action.

This business guide was produced as a part of Private Sector Action for Women’s Health, a joint initiative of the United Nation Foundation’s Universal Access Project, Business for Social Responsibility’s HERproject, and the USAID-funded Evidence Project.


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Corporate Social Responsibility Standards & WOmen's Health: AN INTERACTIVE INFOGRAPHIC

NOV 2017

Infographic

The infographic provides an interactive and visual depiction of key points from the policy brief, “Advocating Corporate Policy Change on Women’s Health and Family Planning: Lessons from the Environmental Movement.”

Produced by Carolyn Rodehau and Anneka Van Scoyoc.  

Corresponding policy brief: McFall, Matthew, Carolyn Rodehau, and David Wofford. 2017. “Advocating Corporate Policy Change on Women’s Health and Family Planning: Lessons from the Environmental Movement,” Policy Brief. Washington, DC: Population Council, The Evidence Project.


Workplace Heath and the Garment Sector in Cambodia

MAY 2017

Policy brief

This policy brief describes the stakeholder landscape and policy environment for women’s health in the garment industry in Cambodia with the objective of identifying leading stakeholders and their relationships, as well as strategies and opportunities for collaboration.

Yat, Bunmey, Carolyn Rodehau, and David Wofford. 2017. “Workplace Health and the Garment Sector in Cambodia” Policy Brief. Washington DC and Phnom Penh, Cambodia: Population Council, The Evidence Project.

 


Gender Equality in Codes of Conduct

APRIL 2017

Report

This Guidance offers a gender-sensitive analysis of codes of conduct principles—with a primary focus on women—and makes recommendations on how companies can strengthen their clauses to promote gender equality in the workplace, with a specific focus on developing and emerging markets-based supply chains.

Barraja, Magali, Maria Pontes, David Wofford, and Carolyn Rodehau. 2017. “Gender Equality in Codes of Conduct” Report. Business for Social Responsibility.


Advocating Corporate Policy Change on Women’s Health and Family Planning: Lessons from the Environmental Movement

MARCH 2017

Policy brief

This policy brief documents some of the successful approaches championed by environmental NGOs and activists, and the lessons that women’s health advocates can apply to their work.

McFall, Matthew, Carolyn Rodehau, and David Wofford. 2017. “Advocating Corporate Policy Change on Women’s Health and Family Planning: Lessons from the Environmental Movement,” Policy Brief. Washington, DC: Population Council, The Evidence Project.


Chlorhexidine for umbilical cord care: Recommendations for Mozambique

MARCH 2017

Poster 

This poster was presented as part of the course "Current Issues in Safe Motherhood and Perinatal Health" at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Rodehau, Carolyn, Anna Kramer, Elizabeth Goeke, Kyohei Takano, Moe Ando, Thomas Campbell, Victoria Ponce Hardy. 2017. “Chlorhexidine for umbilical cord care: Recommendations for Mozambique,” Poster. London, UK. London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.


Adapting a Health Systems Strengthening Model to Improve Access to Health Services in a Factory

JANUARY 2017

Brief

This brief highlights results from a pilot project that successfully adapted a health systems strengthening (HSS) model to improve a factory’s health care services, clinical care practices and standards, as well as the capacity of its nursing staff and management team.

Rodehau, Carolyn, David Wofford, and Suzanne Brockman. 2017 “Adapting a Health Systems Strengthening Model to Improve Access to Health Services in a Factory: A Pilot Project in Haiti.” Brief. Washington, DC: Population Council, Evidence Project.


Managing Health at the Workplace: A Guidebook

NOVEMBER 2016

Toolkit

This guidebook and supplemental toolkit provides companies, supplier factories, and other organizations the information and tools to improve their management of workplace and women’s health.

Developed by David Wofford, Suzanne Brockman, and Carolyn Rodehau for the Levi Strauss Foundation. Levi Strauss Foundation. 2016. “Managing Health at the Workplace: A Guidebook” Toolkit.


A Call to Action on Women’s Health: Putting Corporate CSR Standards for Workplace Health on the Global Agenda

NOVEMBER 2016

Journal Publication

This commentary published in Globalization and Health argues that the global health practitioners should play the same advocacy role in the CSR system for corporate health policies as it does for government and international health policies.

Wofford, David, Shawn MacDonald, and Carolyn Rodehau. “A Call to Action on Women’s Health: Putting Corporate CSR Standards for Workplace Health on the Global Health Agenda.” Globalization and Health 12, no. 1 (December 2016). doi:10.1186/s12992-016-0206-4.


Implementation Science Approaches to Family Planning and Reproductive Health

JUNE 2016

Meeting Report

This meeting report documents an interactive auxiliary session at ICFP 2016 in Nusa Dua, Bali that provided participants with practical examples of how implementation science can inform programming and policies related to family planning and reproductive health.

Reichenbach, Laura, Carolyn Rodehau, Emily Peca, and John Stanback. 2016. “Implementation Science Approaches to Family Planning and Reproductive Health: Experiential Learning and Sharing for Implementers, Policy-makers, Researchers and Advocates,” Meeting Report. Washington, DC: Population Council, The Evidence Project.