Hunkemöller – Establishing gender targets and indicators and tracking the implementation and effectiveness
Hunkemöller. Hunkemöller, a Dutch lingerie chain with strong sustainability commitments, has established a 2025 sustainability roadmap with clear and ambitious targets and key performance indicators on gender discrimination. [...]
Addressing systemic risks through gender transformative programmes
A case study of how Primark is addressing systemic risks that women and migrant workers face in connection to their rights, health and safety, and confidence to communicate.
Identifying and prioritising adverse impacts in a global apparel supply chain
A case study looking into the process VF Corporation has gone through to identify and assess the gendered adverse impacts in their supply chain and prioritize action.
Establishing gender-responsive farm policies
This case study summarises what the Kenyan flower farm Laurel has done to review their policies using a gender lens, and the resultant steps to mainstream gender in their human rights due diligence work.
Understanding the impact of gender-transformative programmes through effective monitoring
A case study detailing how Kering is understanding the impact it is having on financial inclusion in small-scale mining communities, through continuously tracking implementation and results.
Embedding a continuous review of policies into the business cycle
The Florensis Kenya Limited farm provides for remediation with a gender-specific focus to ensure that all of their policies and practices are gender-responsive and equitable.
Communicating the impact of building women worker’s resilience in a global crisis
MM Flowers has openly communicated about both their commitment to workers’ rights as well as the programmes and projects they undertake to uphold this commitment.
Incorporating women’s rights in tracking implementation improves results for business and workers.
IDH has strong and ongoing commitments to eradicating gender inequality in worldwide supply chains. Their work in the floriculture sector is evidence of this.
Investing in women pays dividends and reduces adverse impacts
EHPEA emphasises the need for gender specific interventions that actively address the adverse impacts of business against women.
Sexual harassment assessments by gender committees drastically reduce cases
Van Den Berg RoseS uses gender committees to identify and assess gender inequality at their flower farms.
Women’s rights and well-being embedded in policies means increased success for business
Fairtrade International champions gender equality and more particularly women’s rights. Their extensive commitment to upholding these rights in policymaking aligns them with Gender-Responsive Due Diligence.
How to use sexual harassment and abuse mechanisms to provide remediation
adidas’s Due Diligence approach to addressing sexual harassment and abuse has a gendered lens. This allows them to ensure that their employees' human rights are protected.
Using transparency on processes as a way of combating gender inequality
H&M openly communicates on how they manage gender risks. This transparency reinforces their commitment to gender equality and aligns them with Gender-Responsive Due Diligence.
Tracking implementation and results with a gendered lens improves sustainable business practices
Lindex uses its influence as one of Europe’s leading fashion companies to promote sustainable implementation across their enterprise. This includes a commitment to gender equality.
Investing in women is profitable and reduces adverse impacts
Gap Inc. shows how highlighting Women’s Economic Resilience in their enterprise helps to mitigate the adverse impacts and risks that they face.
Identifying gender risks through gender-specific impact assessments
Suitsupply uses gender-focused data to ensure that their impact assessments identify ways to be more sustainable and promote gender equality.
Decisive leadership as a way to embed Women’s Economic Resilience into polices
Kering has Women’s Economic Resilience as one of their core ethical areas. This commitment to gender equality is seen in all capacities of their enterprise and ensures that they align with Responsible Business Conduct and Gender-Responsive Due Diligence.
Increased cocoa productivity on farms and sustained economic resilience of women cocoa farmers
The World Cocoa Foundation focused on Women’s Economic resilience to fulfil their Due Diligence commitments. This included tracking the implementation of programmes to determine which were the most successful in achieving their gender equality aims.
Women-centred approach resulting in farms doubling their normal cocoa yield
Mondelēz focused on mitigating gender inequality in the cocoa sector through their Cocoa Life programme. This led to major successes across their supply chain, including improving their women employees’ quality of life.
Major increases in women leadership positions in the cocoa cooperatives
Nestlé conducted gender assessments in their supply chains that identified and assessed adverse impacts on women farmers. This reinforced their commitment to Responsible Business Conduct.
Communicating the impact of Gender-Responsive Due Diligence
Divine Chocolate’s openly communicates how they supports gender equality and Women’s Economic Resilience throughout their enterprise. This demonstrates how committed they are to Responsible Business Conduct.
Providing a remediation system to combat child labour as a commitment to Gender-Responsive Due Diligence
The International Cocoa Initiative’s dedication to eradicating child labour adheres to the Due Diligence process while also including a gender lens.
Embedding Women Economic Resilience as a key pillar for committing to Responsible Business Conduct
The Sustainable in a Generation Plan by Mars Inc demonstrates how a systematic commitment to gender equality can lead to further success for the company and their employees.