This brief presents key lessons from the environmental movement on effective strategies for driving changes in corporate policies and practices and creating new mechanisms for holding businesses accountable for environmental impacts. Corporate policies and voluntary and “soft law” standards may be unfamiliar to many women’s health advocates, but they are likely to have increasing importance in the years to come. The global health community can learn from the experience of environmentalists on how to engage businesses on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) standards and corporate practices around women’s health. The brief offers six recommendations for moving forward.
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 and case studies. Washington, DC: Population Council, The Evidence Project.
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