WEPs Leaders

Tackling Gender Inequalities within SMEs at the Regional Level

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Tackling Gender Inequalities within SMEs at the Regional Level

This Leaders in Action piece follows the journey of the founder of Will Lab Inc., Miwa Koyasu from Japan. Will Lab Inc. provides consulting services to local governments and private sector companies (especially SMEs) on how to empower and promote women in the workplace.

Author:UN Women

Publisher:UN Women

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Category:WEPs Leaders

Language: Japanese
Innovation and Social Design for a Global Impact

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Innovation and Social Design for a Global Impact

This Leaders in Action piece follows the journey of PATHFINDER co-founders Jessica van Thiel and Shivani Singh. PATHFINDER works with business, academia and policymakers to find innovative solutions in sustainable development.

Author:UN Women

Publisher:UN Women

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Category:WEPs Leaders

Languages: English French
A Forerunner in Sustainability Management and SDGs Reporting

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A Forerunner in Sustainability Management and SDGs Reporting

This Leaders in Action piece follows the journey of the founder of Cre-en Inc., Ayako Sonoda. Cre-en Inc. is a Japanese business consulting firm specializing in sustainability management and SDGs reporting. 

Author:UN Women

Publisher:UN Women

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Category:WEPs Leaders

Language: Japanese
NAKATA KOGEI

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Leading Change at the Regional Level

Shuhei Nakata, President of NAKATA KOGEI Co., Ltd., an SME in Toyooka-City in the western region of Japan, sees the WEPs as an effective framework to advance business practices. Toyooka-City is known for its strong commitment to the SDGs, especially SDG5.  Mr.

Author:UN Women

Publisher:UN Women

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Category:WEPs Leaders

Languages: English Japanese
Blitz Solutions

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Creating Sustainable Solutions in a Blitz

This Leaders in Action piece follows the journey of Blitz Solutions partner, Melissa Blohm. Blitz Solutions is a boutique consultancy based in New York providing sustainable results for their clients.

Author:UN Women

Publisher:UN Women

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Category:WEPs Leaders

Languages: English French
Nihon Unisys Leadership Insights

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Promoting Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment As First Step Towards Diversity and Inclusion

Akiyoshi Hiraoka, CEO and Representative Director, Nihon Unisys, Ltd., firmly believes that diversity brings innovation, and sees the promotion of gender equality and women's empowerment as a foundation for diversity and inclusion. 

Author:UN Women

Publisher:UN Women

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Category:WEPs Leaders

Languages: English Japanese
POLA Leaders in Action

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Fostering Women Entrepreneurs into Community Leaders

POLA Inc. President Miki Oikawa, first female president to head a major cosmetic company in Japan, shares with us how the WEPs support advancing their long-standing commitment and actions to promote gender equality. 

Author:UN Women

Publisher:UN Women

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Category:WEPs Leaders

Languages: English Japanese
OLGA Agency

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Designing a World with Gender Equality

This Leaders in Action piece follows the journey of OLGA Agency partners, Jessica Templeton Smith and Lucy Pickford. OLGA Agency is a London-based marketing agency that works with companies in the arts, education and culture sector. 

Author:UN Women

Publisher:UN Women

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Category:WEPs Leaders

Languages: English French
pervormance international

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Leading Innovation in the Textile Industry

Read this Leaders in Action piece to learn about the journeys of sisters Gabriele Renner and Sabine Stein, the co-founders of pioneering clothing company pervormance international.

Author:UN Women

Publisher:UN Women

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Category:WEPs Leaders

Languages: English French
Leigh & Siena

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Shifting the Status Quo in the Fashion Industry

This Leaders in Action piece follows the journey of Leigh & Siena co-founders, Ly Nguyen and Tori Watley. Leigh & Siena is a retail formal wear company focused on women’s empowerment throughout the shopping experience.

Author:UN Women

Publisher:UN Women

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Category:WEPs Leaders

Languages: English French

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