16 Mar 2021
A growing number of stakeholders, including employees, consumers, investors, and civil society, are calling on companies to disclose more information on their efforts towards gender equality.
The evidence base for doing so and for promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment continues to expand:
08 Mar 2021
In celebration of the International Women’s Day, 90+ stock exchanges around the world are ringing the bell for gender equality and women’s empowerment in March 2021. Many of them are adopting the Women’s Empowerment Principles. This is part of a global collaboration between UN Women and the International Finance Corporation, Sustainable Stock Exchange Initiative, UN Global Compact, Women in ETF and World Federation of Exchanges.
08 Mar 2021
On International Women’s Day this year, join UN Women’s EU-funded WeEmpowerAsia programme for the virtual discussion “Women in Leadership: What Does It Take?” to hear from business leaders and policymakers about the most tangible actions companies are taking to help women advance into leadership positions and fully participate in the economy.
02 Mar 2021
The struggle for gender equality is essential to secure a sustainable, inclusive, and prosperous economy that benefits all. The private sector has the power to generate innovation, employment and financing that can bridge the gender gaps in the business sector. Global research has proven that companies investing in women, supporting women’s leadership, and committing to gender equality more often than not outperform their competitors. Equal treatment of women and men is not just the right thing to do – it is also good for business now and in the future.
10 Feb 2021
On 10 February 2021, the WE EMPOWER - G7 Programme hosted "Develop Your Own Leadership Style" learning session. The participants learned how to prioritize and delegate, how to evaluate their communication style; build and evaluate their network; find a mentor or sponsor.
14 Dec 2020
The Women’s Empowerment Principles are a set of Principles offering guidance to business on how to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in the workplace, marketplace and community. We invite you to take part in this webinar to learn how your company can through a focus on Principle 2 further your efforts in creating a fair and equal workplace.
10 Dec 2020
A new report by UN Women and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) highlights how companies are responding to the pandemic with practices that support gender equality. The emerging practices that are shared in the report aim to curb inequalities women are facing as the pandemic radically transforms the world of work.
10 Dec 2020
The Forum will highlight the important role of women’s economic empowerment as a continued priority for the G7, and the importance of women’s economic security, to address the economic impact of the pandemic.