Eradicating Extreme Poverty

Hugh Jackman, Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Becky G join Global Citizen in campaigns to push world leaders into enacting policy changes that would end extreme poverty around the globe. As Jackman prepares for the organization’s massive Central Park festival, Becky G travels to Mexico to amplify Global Citizen’s campaign to push companies to support women-owned businesses. Experts describe the state of extreme poverty around the world, the enormous progress that’s been made in the past 20 years and innovative solutions being implemented across the globe, including P&G and its Charmin brand’s supply chain sourcing efforts.

The ERADICATING EXTREME POVERTY episode aired on September 5, 2019.

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About Charmin

At Charmin, we consistently incorporate sustainability into our way of doing business every day. We are continually assessing our approach to make sure that our long-standing policies ensure that sustainable forestry within our supply chain operates at the highest and most efficient levels possible. We see it as our responsibility and want to ensure no one has to choose between the products they use and enjoy today and what they hope to preserve for tomorrow.

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Since 2016, Global Citizen has been campaigning on Sustainable Sourcing and Women’s Entrepreneurship. Increasing economic opportunities for female entrepreneurs in low-income countries is a key pillar of achieving the Global Goals because when women are empowered, we can grow economies and reduce global poverty. We have made great strides, but we still need to call on multinational corporations and institutions to increase their supply chain sourcing with women-owned businesses beyond 1%. Here is how you can get involved - go to globalcitizen.org/activate and take action to support women entrepreneurs everywhere.

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