Apply to the 2020 G7-EU WEPs Award

06 Oct 2020

The Awards ceremony will take place on the Human Rights Day on 10 December 2020. All applications will be assessed by a UN Women selection committee to produce a shortlist of nominees. The winners will be decided by an external jury of young women, who are looking to find their future employer or business partner. 

Join #WeCommit Campaign

30 Sep 2020

#WeCommit is how companies are becoming vocal about their commitment to empowering women.

By saying #WeCommit on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and other platforms, the message is clear: Gender equality at work is non-negotiable.

#WeLearn: Financial Fundamentals

23 Sep 2020

Many entrepreneurs unintentionally sabotage their company’s success because they are unaware of how to properly manage their finances. This webinar will equip you with the basic financial knowledge and skills you need to manage your business’s finances and make sound decisions to guide your company’s growth. We will cover:

Fighting Domestic Violence and Everyday Sexism in the Workplace

22 Sep 2020

To mark the opening of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly, Uniting Business LIVE was held between 21-23 September 2020. It convened leaders from business, Government and civil society to showcase their commitment to the UN’s mission, drive business ambition on the SDGs; take stock of the state of the world and gaps in progress; and highlight practical examples and actionable solutions. Uniting Business LIVE included the Private Sector Forum (Monday 21 September), the Global Impact Forum (Tuesday 22 September) and the SDG Business Forum (Wednesday 23 September).

#WeLear: Boost Your Confidence – How You Can Be What You Want to Be

18 Sep 2020

Why is it that some of us can take on life’s journey full of confidence while others are unable to fulfil their full potential because of their limiting beliefs about themselves? One difference may simply be the way the conversation you have with yourself about yourself takes shape. We can all learn to focus on empowerment and ‘liberation’ rather than self-talk that is discouraging because it emphasises personal ‘limitation’.

Leveraging Women’s Networks to Advance Gender Equality

16 Sep 2020

The WEPs Journey represents five stages of a company’s engagement with the WEPs: Sign, Action, Capture, Engage, Report. UN Women provides technical guidance that puts the WEPs signatory onto an effective WEPs journey of implementation, driven by accountability and transparency. Several tools and resources are available to kick start companies’ journeys and build their capacities at different stages of their journey.

Webinar: Accelerate Your Company’s WEPs Journey- Insights from Signatories

30 Jun 2020

The webinar will feature resources and tools that put the WEPs signatory onto an effective journey of implementation and showcase the promising practices implemented by the signatories since their engagement with the WEPs at the different stages.

Webinar: Leveraging Inclusive Procurement amid COVID-19

18 Jun 2020

Procurement, whether public or private procurement, is a cornerstone of effective supply chain management. It is about selecting relevant vendors and suppliers, and purchasing their goods, services and work, vital to the organization.

Webinar: Domestic Violence During COVID-19: Supporting Your Employees

19 May 2020

Lockdowns, social distancing and otherrestrictions have left millions of women and girls vulnerable to a growing shadow pandemic of domestic violence, cyberviolence and exploitative grooming of children who have limited access to help.

The webinar will showcase business’ role in caring about their employees working remotely from home in times of COVID-19. The panelists will speak about practical policies and services companies could develop, implement and  practice to help stop domestic violence.

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