Creating Fair and Equal Workplaces

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.

A New Report by UN Women and the International Finance Corporation Released

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.

The Power of Working Together

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.

2020 G7-EU WEPs Award Winners Announced

10 Dec 2020

The award ceremony took place online on 10 December 2020, Human Rights Day, during the WE EMPOWER-G7 Forum. It showcased companies with responsible business conduct and good practices to further gender equality and women's empowerment in the workplace, marketplace and community.

#WeLearn: Is Entrepreneurship for You?

02 Dec 2020

On 2 December 2020, the WE EMPOWER - G7 Programme hosted "#WeLearn: Is Entrepreneurship for You?" learning session.  The participants learned about: The skills that would serve women well if they were interested in entrepreneurship activity The types of pitching The entrepreneur’s greatest quality How to find investors.

Gender-Responsive Procurement: A Transformative Strategy for Creating Better Systems for Women’s Entrepreneurship

01 Dec 2020

The webinar showcased the potential offered by gender-responsive procurement in times of COVID-19, and strategies and practices which the public and private sector can adopt to undertake this approach. The panelists spoke about practical policies, practices and services that companies could develop, implement and practice to help in the procurement responses.

#WeLearn: Enhance Your Skills to Pivot Your Career

12 Nov 2020

On 12 November 2020, the WE EMPOWER - G7 Programme hosted "Enhance Your Skills to Pivot Your Career"  learning session. This event is a collaboration between WE EMPOWER - G7 Programme and WomenWill Programme, a Grow with Google initiative.

How Can the Women's Empowerment Principles Benefit Your Company?

11 Nov 2020

WEPs are a primary vehicle for corporate delivery on gender equality dimensions of the 2030 agenda and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. By joining the WEPs community, the CEO signals commitment to this agenda at the highest levels of the company and to work collaboratively in multistakeholder networks to foster business practices that empower women.

#WeLearn: Collaboration and Remote Working

05 Nov 2020

On 5 November 2020, WE EMPOWER - G7 Programme hosted the "Collaboration and Remote Working" learning session.

Mentoring to Advance Women’s Professional Development

28 Oct 2020

On the 28 October 2020, WE EMPOWER - G7 Programme organized the "Mentoring to Advance Women’s Professional Development" event. The speakers discussed how WEPs signatories can develop their own mentoring programmes. The event explored promising practices in mentoring programme design and delivery, and highlighted lessons learned of other WEPs signatories.