Equality Means Business

More than 968 business leaders around the world have demonstrated leadership on gender equality through the Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs).

Learn more about the business case to promote gender equality and how you can use the WEPs to empower women in the workplace, marketplace and community. Learn More | Join Now

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Join webinar on Providing Decent Work for Young Workers, Parents & Caregivers! 
Join the Children's Rights and Business Principles (CRBPs) webinar on 26 May at 8am EDT and learn how your company can support young workers, parents and caregivers of both gender. Register.
Share the 10-point WEPs Stakeholders’ Statement for Partnering for Women's Empowerment!
The Statement outlines how business, the UN and Governments can scale up engagement to deliver for women and the Sustainable Development Goals. Learn more.

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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