Equality Means Business

More than 1416 business leaders around the world have demonstrated leadership on gender equality through the Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs).

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Watch the 2016 WEPs Annual Event Live!


Watch the premier United Nations event focused on gender equality and business that brings together leaders from business, civil society, Government and the UN, committed to implementing the 7 Principles, taking action to unleash the full potential of women and girls, and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set forth in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

The Principles

  1. Establish high-level corporate leadership for gender equality
  2. Treat all women and men fairly at work - respect and support human rights and nondiscrimination
  3. Ensure the health, safety and well-being of all women and men workers
  4. Promote education, training and professional development for women
  5. Implement enterprise development, supply chain and marketing practices that empower women
  6. Promote equality through community initiatives and advocacy
  7. Measure and publicly report on progress to achieve gender equality

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