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Brandix: First to Join UN Program on Gender-based Violence and Women in Leadership

Brandix takes a step to support gender equality through the UN program, reinforcing its commitment to addressing gender-based violence and promoting women's leadership.

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Apparel company Brandix has marked a significant milestone, becoming Sri Lanka’s first private sector entity to commit to the United Nations’ Gender-based Violence and Women in Leadership program. Acknowledged as a top achiever by the United Nations Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEP) Gender Gap Analysis survey, Brandix is dedicated to advancing gender equality and empowering women throughout its operations.

With women constituting 80% of its workforce and its Indian facility recognized as the largest employer of women in the country, Brandix is committed to translating policies into action. The company has implemented inclusive talent practices and policies across various business functions, earning full points in areas such as professional development, promotions, and access to quality health services. It also demonstrates leadership commitment and provides equal compensation.

Aligned with the seven Women’s Empowerment Principles, jointly established by UN Women and UN Global Compact, Brandix promotes gender equality in the workplace, marketplace, and community. The company’s EDI Strategy, “RISING Together,” promotes inclusion, diversity, and equity, with a focus on gender equity, an inclusive workplace, and generational diversity. Initiatives like the “RISE for HER” mentoring program and the PACE program have significantly contributed to women’s career development and advancement at Brandix.

Through customized programs and strong mental well-being support, Brandix ensures a safe, diverse, and inclusive environment where women thrive. The company’s commitment to gender equity extends to leadership development programs and extensive training opportunities, with thousands of women benefiting from career enhancement initiatives.

Brandix’s dedication to gender equality underscores its role as a leader in promoting women’s empowerment and advancing gender equity in the apparel industry and beyond.

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