Investor Statement to Support the UN Women's Empowerment Principles

30 members

This collaboration is complete. Please click here to view outcomes.
Completion date:
Objectives:

Achieve greater transparency on gender equality and women’s empowerment along with decisive and concrete actions towards gender equality in the workplace, marketplace and community.

Outcomes:
The investor statement has been officially released and sent to companies.
The press release (both French and English), statement and list signatories are available here:

https://www.mirova.com/fr/news/egalite-femmes-hommes-mirova-mobilise-66-investisseurs
https://www.mirova.com/en/news/gender-equality-mirova-leads-coalition-66-investors

As we see interest in Women's Empowerment Principles is growing following the investor statement, we leave it open for investors to join and may communicate around it next year around conference “Beijing +25”.
Summary

In support of UN Women and the UN Global Compact, signatories are invited to sign an investor statement to promote the Women’s Empowerment Principles and achieve gender equality. It recognises that empowering women is key from both a social and financial perspective and ask that companies strengthen their commitments and take decisive and concrete actions towards gender equality.

Business case

As investors, we are convinced that gender equality contributes to increased benefits to society and the economy and better financial performance.

Collaboration details

Type
Investor Statement/Letter
Status
Completed
ESG theme
  • Social
Created on
Deadline
Geography
Global
Attachments
  • investor_statement_to_support_gender_equality_in_the_workplace.pdf Download