Business Briefing on Unpaid Care and Domestic Work

There is growing evidence that business leaders and managers understand that the unequal and heavy share of unpaid care and domestic work done by women and girls is an issue which matters for the effective (ongoing) operations of their firms.

Some companies have already taken practical steps to address the issue by supporting employees along their value chain, for example with workplace policies that enable care responsibilities to be met, and by innovating with products and services that meet evolving consumer family and household care needs, thereby simultaneously creating business value.

Recognising, reducing and redistributing unpaid care work by women and girls can benefit business at the individual firm level too. Read about the analysis of what business is doing and where firms can create business value in this new report from Unilever and Oxfam.
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