Gender Equality

IOC Commissions Meet in Lausanne Following Historic Gender Equality Milestone

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The commissions of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will be gathering for their annual meetings over the next three weeks at Olympic House in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Our 2030 Commitments at Eaton

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“The fact that Eaton has shared its ambitious 2030 commitments publicly clearly demonstrates its willingness to be held accountable for these goals, and that accountability will help us to focus on achieving them. If you have no plans when it comes to inclusion and diversity, it’s hard to meet any goal at all.

IOC President: Gender Equality Is a Must-Have for Every Organisation and Country

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Sports organisations have a responsibility to advance gender equality, diversity and inclusion, leading by example and making the world a better place, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach told Olympic Movement stakeholders at the Gender Equity Seminar in Bahrain on 30 October 2022.

ImpactAssets Releases 2022 Impact Report, Highlighting Rapid Mobilization of Private Capital Into Key Issue Areas, Including Racial Equity, Climate Solutions and Gender Equality

Tenth annual report demonstrates impact of firm's $2.2 billion diverse, global portfolio.
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BETHESDA, Md., November 1, 2022 /3BL Media/ - ImpactAssets, a leading impact investing firm, released its 2022 Impact Report capturing the crucial role that impact investing plays in enabling investment solutions to solve the world's greatest challenges. The report's thematic focus illustrates how donors are working with ImpactAssets to change the trajectory of our planet's future and improve the lives of all people.

Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in the Fair Trade Model

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For over 24 years, Fair Trade USA™ has worked to provide opportunities for systemically marginalized individuals and communities to gain access to markets on a fair playing field – unlocking the ability to lead themselves to the future they envision. By providing tools and resources that strengthen communities and supply chains, farmers, workers, and fishers are able to stabilize income and invest in what they identify as their biggest needs.

Advancing Tetra Tech's Commitment to Gender Equality and Social Inclusion

Joining 2XCollaborative, a global group driving gender-smart investment in climate, energy, health, and other sectors
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Tetra Tech is furthering our commitment to inclusion in our projects and across our global operations by joining 2XCollaborative, a global group driving gender-smart investment in climate, energy, health, and other sectors.

Libra Group Becomes Signatory of UN Women's Empowerment Principles Recognizing Need to Accelerate Global Equality for Women

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NEW YORK, September 8, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Libra Group, a privately-owned international business group whose subsidiaries own and operate assets in nearly 60 countries, today announced that it has become a signatory of the United Nations (UN) Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEP). The announcement marks an important step as Libra Group works to foster business practices that promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in the workplace, across industries, and as part of the global community.

Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index Interest Increases Globally

Companies rush to participate before the September 30 deadline
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Originally posted on bloomberg.com.

The number and diversity of companies that have applied to be included in the 2023 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) has risen sharply ahead of the September 30 deadline, Bloomberg announced today.

Here's What Women's Entrepreneurship Looks Like Around the World

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  • Women started 49% of new businesses in the US in 2021, up from 28% in 2019, according to a new study.
     
  • Women entrepreneurship is also growing around the world, but obstacles remain and men still outnumber women 3-1 when it comes to business ownership, say experts.
     
  • The World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2022 shows more women than men continue to be impacted by the pandemic.
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  • Women started 49% of new businesses in the US in 2021, up from 28% in 2019, according to a new study.
     
  • Women entrepreneurship is also growing around the world, but obstacles remain and men still outnumber women 3-1 when it comes to business ownership, say experts.
     
  • The World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2022 shows more women than men continue to be impacted by the pandemic.

Gildan Extends World Vision Partnership Into Bangladesh

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Gildan is pleased to share that the Company has signed an 18-month long partnership with World Vision Bangladesh representing an investment of US $52,000 to support the economic empowerment of women in the community. The investment will be used to provide training to women who wish to enhance their ability to manage their personal finances.

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