Investors call on the business community to take steps to mitigate the worst outcomes of this…
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.
The press release (both French and English), statement and list signatories are available here:
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”.
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.
As investors, we are convinced that gender equality contributes to increased benefits to society and the economy and better financial performance.