Equality Means Business

More than 897 business leaders around the world have demonstrated leadership on gender equality through the Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs).

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Special Announcement



 Hon. Hillary Rodham Clinton to deliver keynote at

 2015 WEPs Event. Join us!




Nasdaq to Ring the Bell for Gender Equality!

Stock exchanges around the world joined UN Global Compact, UN Women and the Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative to ring the bell in support of gender equality and the WEPs. The series of global bell ringings began in Egypt on 2 March and the sound traveled to Nigeria, Poland, Sweden, Turkey and India, and will culminate on 9 March with a bell ringing at NASDAQ in New York City, bringing together WEPs stakeholders in advance of the 2015 WEPs Annual Event.

Join us via live webcast at 8:30-9:30am EST on 9 March!

The Principles

  1. Establish high-level corporate leadership for gender equality
  2. Treat all women and men fairly at work - respect and support human rights and nondiscrimination
  3. Ensure the health, safety and well-being of all women and men workers
  4. Promote education, training and professional development for women
  5. Implement enterprise development, supply chain and marketing practices that empower women
  6. Promote equality through community initiatives and advocacy
  7. Measure and publicly report on progress to achieve gender equality

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