Webinar | Empathy in Action: Supporting Parent Workers through Family-focused Policies and Initiatives


Parent workers, including migrant parents, are a prominent part of supply chains. However, as parents they face a unique set of challenges that impact them, their families and their workplaces. Join us on September 26 at 1 p.m. HKT (7 a.m. CET) for a discussion hosted by The Centre for Child Rights and Business and the CSR Centre at the Embassy of Sweden in Beijing. Explore how businesses can implement family-friendly initiatives in their supply chains to support parent workers while reaping long-term business benefits.

The webinar will:

  • Explore trends and challenges related to parent workers in supply chains.

  • Highlight the reasons behind companies' investments in family-friendly workplaces.

  • Examine specific examples of measures that businesses can adopt to tackle challenges experienced by parent workers.

  • Explore ways in which companies and organisations can work together to provide support for parents juggling both their roles as workers and parents.

  • Discuss methods for assessing and scaling the reach of family-friendly initiatives.

The discussion will also delve into strategies for collaboration between businesses and organisations, showcase successful examples of business policies and practices, and more. Attendees will also have the opportunity to actively participate in a Q&A session. 

Panel speakers include:

  • Ellen Cheng, Corporate Partnerships Specialist, UNICEF China Country Office

  • Yan Haiming, General Manager, Jiangsu Qianlima Stockings Co. Ltd

  • Ines Kaempfer, CEO, The Centre for Child Rights & Business

  • Leeka Li, Sustainable Operations Manager, VF Corporation

  • Jiang Weizhi, Family Education Specialist

Register through the QR code in the invite above or with this link: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_YzMkasH4Rl6WsU3nNw-2aQ#/registration

English-Chinese simultaneous interpretation will be available throughout the webinar. 

Please see the  agenda below.

Published on   13/09/2023
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