Gender Equality: It's Your Business

Lauren McCarthy, Kate Grosser, Liz Kirk

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report


This Briefing for Business is intended for senior managers in global and national companies, especially those retailing and producing food and fast-moving consumer goods, and which source goods or labour in developing countries. Although many companies already do much to protect human rights in their operations and value chains, there is more that they can and must do. In this Briefing for Business, we concentrate on gender equality and the responsibilities of business to uphold and promote it, recognising that business can have a positive impact on the lives and status of women as well as men, while enhancing companies’ own productivity and reputation.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherOxfam International
Commissioning bodyOxfam
Number of pages24
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-78077-070-3
Publication statusPublished - 6 Mar 2012


  • gender
  • CSR
  • Sustainability
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • diversity

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