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5by20 Named Best Global Initiative for Women’s Economic Empowerment

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The Coca-Cola Company’s 5by20 program was named Best Global Initiative for Women’s Economic Empowerment at the Women in Leadership Economic Forum in Dubai.

Susan Mboya, president of The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation, and Antoine Tayyar, director of public affairs and communications for Coca-Cola Middle East, accepted the award on behalf of the company. 

Coca-Cola and Artisan Gifts: Giving the Gift of Empowerment

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The Coca-Cola Company recognizes that while women perform 66 percent of the world’s work, they only earn 10 percent of the world’s income. In 2010, the Company launched 5by20, its commitment to empowering five million female entrepreneurs in its value chain by 2020. Supporting women artisans is a key pillar of this initiative.

The Coca-Cola Company and Women's Empowerment

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Unleashing the entrepreneurial potential of women is one of the most powerful and enduring ways to help families and communities prosper. Our investments in the success of women fuel our own success and the success of communities around the world.

Click to read more from our 2013/2014 Sustainability Report: CokeURL.com/5by20

Grupo Financiero Banorte Signed the Women's Empowerment Principles, a UN Women and UN Global Compact's Initiative

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  • We signed the United Nations Women's Empowerment Principles with the objective of becoming a leader in gender equality in Mexico's financial sector, mentioned Alejandro Valenzuela, Banorte's CEO.
  • In Banorte we reiterate our commitment to Mexican women, and we invite other companies to join and commit to this initiative, said Mayra Hernández, Banorte's Executive Director of Social Responsibility, at the Annual Summit of the Global Compact in Mexico.

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  • We signed the United Nations Women's Empowerment Principles with the objective of becoming a leader in gender equality in Mexico's financial sector, mentioned Alejandro Valenzuela, Banorte's CEO.
  • In Banorte we reiterate our commitment to Mexican women, and we invite other companies to join and commit to this initiative, said Mayra Hernández, Banorte's Executive Director of Social Responsibility, at the Annual Summit of the Global Compact in Mexico.

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Walmart Highlights Efforts to Benefit APEC Economies

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  • Nearly 75,000 women empowered through training and education across APEC Economies
  • Over 8,000 of Walmart's 10,900 stores located in APEC economies
  • Over 1.8 million of Walmart's 2.2 million associates work in APEC economies
  • 21% of energy needs globally already sourced from renewable energy

 

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  • Nearly 75,000 women empowered through training and education across APEC Economies
  • Over 8,000 of Walmart's 10,900 stores located in APEC economies
  • Over 1.8 million of Walmart's 2.2 million associates work in APEC economies
  • 21% of energy needs globally already sourced from renewable energy

 

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