Equality Means Business

More than 1663 business leaders around the world have demonstrated leadership on gender equality through the Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs).

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Take the WEPs Gender Gap Analysis Tool!

The WEPs Gender Gap Analysis Tool is a free, user-friendly, and strictly confidential tool designed to help companies from around the world identify strengths, gaps, and opportunities to improve their performance on gender equality. Results are provided in a concise and clear format so companies can easily identify areas for improvement.

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2017 Ring the Bell

 

In celebration of International Women’s Day (8 March 2017), the UN Global Compact is pleased to announce that over 40 stock exchanges will host a bell ringing ceremony to raise awareness of the pivotal role the private sector can play in advancing gender equality to achieve SDG 5.

The events are organized together with UN Women, the Sustainable Stock Exchanges initiative, IFC, Women in ETFs and the World Federation of Exchanges.

Upcoming

Bell Ringing

WEPs Annual Forum

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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