In celebration of 2023 International Women’s Day, UN Women co-organized Ring the Bell for Gender Equality for the ninth consecutive year in collaboration with the International Finance Corporation, UN Global Compact, UN Sustainable Stock Exchange Initiative, and the World Federation of Exchanges.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.