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Equality Means Business – Introduction to Women´s Empowerment Principles

Start you journey today and join the Women´s Empowerment Principles

The struggle for gender equality is essential to secure a sustainable, inclusive, and prosperous economy that benefits all. The private sector has the power to generate innovation, employment and financing that can bridge the gender gaps in the business sector. Global research has proven that companies investing in women, supporting women’s leadership, and committing to gender equality more often than not outperform their competitors. Equal treatment of women and men is not just the right thing to do – it is also good for business now and in the future. Hence, a broad concept of sustainability and corporate responsibility that embraces women’s empowerment will benefit us all. In order to help your business and the global business community realize these opportunities, the seven steps of the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) were established by the UN Global Compact and UN Women.

Sign up to our introductory webinar, learn more about the WEPs and begin your journey to productivity, profitability and sustainability by empowering women employees, suppliers, customers, investors and beyond.

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    November 11, 2020

    15.00 – 16.30

    Online via Zoom

    Registration deadline:
    November 8, 2020


    15.00 – 15.05 Introductory Remarks
    Caroline Rusten, Director, UN Women Nordic Office

    15.05 – 15.30 Introduction to WEPs
    Anna Falth, Programme Manager, Policy Advisor for WEPs, UN Women

    15.30 – 15.50 Company Case Study Presentation
    Lauren Bartley, Head of Sustainability & CSR, Ganni

    15.50 – 16.00 Poll on participants interest in the WEPs

    16.00 – 16.25 Q&A

    16.25 – 16.30 Closing Remarks
    Sara Krüger Falks, Executive Director, Global Compact Network Denmark

    Cecilie Münster

    Network Manager, Menneskerettigheder og arbejdstagerrettigheder